The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth primarily (i.e. at least two-thirds of the net asset value of the Fund) through investment in the shares of companies either listed and/or domiciled in the United States of America, or established outside of the United States of America but carrying out a significant portion of their business activities in the United States of America. The Fund will be unrestricted in its choice of companies either by size or industry. The Fund will invest at least two-thirds of the net asset value of the Fund in stocks deemed to be of high quality which are typically associated with strong brands (franchises). For the avoidance of doubt, the definition of ‘franchises’ in this context is interchangeable with the term of ‘brands’.
The computation basis of the performance is based on the calendar year end, NAV-To-NAV, with dividend reinvested.
These figures show by how much the share class increased or decreased in value during the calendar year/performance periods being shown. Performance data has been calculated in share class currency, including ongoing charges and excluding subscription fee (initial charge) and redemption fee (if any) you might have to pay. If the currency shown differs from your home currency, returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. We recommend that you seek independent financial advice to ensure this Fund is suitable for your investment needs.
Where no past performance is shown there was insufficient data available in that year to provide performance.
No representation is being made that any investment will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those achieved in the past, or that significant losses will be avoided.
Please refer to the “Key facts & Downloads” section below for the benchmark name and the inception date of the Fund and the share class.