GSF Lux SICAV

Global Multi-Asset Income

Morningstar Rating™

3

Latest NAV Price

17.75
27 November 2020

NAV daily change %

0.00

Dealing currency

EUR

Fund size

EUR 1.55 B
30 October 2020

Latest NAV Price

17.75
27 November 2020

NAV daily change %

0.00

Dealing currency

EUR

Fund size

EUR 1.55 B
30 October 2020

Objective

Investment objective summary

  • The Fund aims to provide income with the opportunity for long-term capital growth.
      • The Fund invests primarily in a mix of assets including: bonds (contracts to repay borrowed money which typically pay interest at fixed times), the shares of companies and related derivatives (financial contracts whose value is linked to the price of an underlying asset). Normally the Fund will invest no more than 40% of its value in the shares of companies.
      • The Fund may currently invest up to 10% of its value in mainland China. The Investment Manager may decide to increase this limit to 20% but will give investors prior written notice before doing so. Derivatives may be used for investment purposes (i.e. in order to achieve the Fund's investment objectives) or for efficient portfolio management purposes e.g. with the aim of either managing the Fund risks or reducing the costs of managing the Fund.
      John Stopford
      Portfolio Manager
      John is Head of Multi-Asset Income at Ninety One. He is co-portfolio manager of the Multi-Asset...
      Jason Borbora-Sheen
      Portfolio Manager
      Jason is a portfolio manager in the Multi-Asset team at Ninety One. He is co-portfolio manager...

      Performance & returns

      27/11/2020
      The value of investments, and any income generated from them, can fall as well as rise. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. If the currency shown differs from your home currency, returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. Investment objectives and performance targets may not necessarily be achieved, losses may be made. We recommend that you seek independent financial advice to ensure this Fund is suitable for your investment needs. Where a shareclass has been in existence for less than 12 months, performance is not disclosed. 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. The Trailing Returns chart may use different Sector performance start dates compared to other performance charts or other marketing literature which may result in minor differences.

      Portfolio & Holdings

      Date as of 31/10/2020
      Index
      Fund
      AAA
      AA
      A
      BBB
      BB
      B
      CCC
      *Bond ratings are Ninety One approximations.

      Distributions & yields

      Most recent distribution payments
      Distribution amount
      EUR0.0507
      Declaration Date
      30 October 2020
      Ex-distribution date
      02 November 2020
      Payable date
      16 November 2020

      Charges

      Maximum initial charge %

      5.00

      Ongoing charge %

      1.64
      The Fund may incur further expenses (not included in the above Ongoing charge) as permitted by the Prospectus. Ninety One does not retain any portion of the initial charge paid by you when buying shares in the Fund. Where you have agreed to pay an initial fee to your financial advisor or other intermediary, this will be deducted as agreed and instructed.

      Specific fund risks

      Charges from capital

      For Inc-2 and Inc-3 shares classes, expenses are charged to the capital account rather than to income, so capital will be reduced. This could constrain future capital and income growth. Income may be taxable.

      Currency exchange

      Changes in the relative values of different currencies may adversely affect the value of investments and any related income.

      Default

      There is a risk that the issuers of fixed income investments (e.g. bonds) may not be able to meet interest payments nor repay the money they have borrowed. The worse the credit quality of the issuer, the greater the risk of default and therefore investment loss.

      Derivatives

      The use of derivatives may increase overall risk by magnifying the effect of both gains and losses leading to large changes in value and potentially large financial loss. A counterparty to a derivative transaction may fail to meet its obligations which may also lead to a financial loss.

      Emerging market (inc. China)

      These markets carry a higher risk of financial loss than more developed markets as they may have less developed legal, political, economic or other systems.

      Equity investment

      The value of equities (e.g. shares) and equity-related investments may vary according to company profits and future prospects as well as more general market factors. In the event of a company default (e.g. insolvency), the owners of their equity rank last in terms of any financial payment from that company.

      Government securities exposure

      The Fund may invest more than 35% of its assets in securities issued or guaranteed by a permitted sovereign entity, as defined in the definitions section of the Fund’s prospectus.

      Interest rate

      The value of fixed income investments (e.g. bonds) tends to decrease when interest rates rise.

      Reference Currency Hedging

      Reference currency hedging aims to protect investors from a decline in the value of the reference currency only (the currency in which accounts are reported) and will not protect against a decline in the values of the currencies of the underlying investments, where these are different from the reference currency. In addition, where the currencies of the underlying investments are different from the reference currency, investors may suffer a loss when the value of the reference currency increases against the value of the share class currency. There can be no assurance that hedging strategies will be successful and such hedging can positively or negatively impact investors by inaccuracies in the operation of the hedge.

      All information provided is product related, and is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity. We are not acting and do not purport to act in any way as an advisor or in a fiduciary capacity. No one should act upon such information without appropriate professional advice after a thorough examination of a particular situation.

      Collective investment scheme funds are generally medium to long term investments and the manager, Ninety One Fund Managers SA (RF) (Pty) Ltd, gives no guarantee with respect to the capital or the return of the fund. The value of participatory interests (units) may go down as well as up. Funds are traded at ruling prices and can engage in borrowing and scrip lending. The fund may borrow up to 10% of fund net asset value to bridge insufficient liquidity. A schedule of charges, fees and advisor fees is available on request from the Manager which is registered under the Collective Investment Schemes Control Act. Additional advisor fees may be paid and if so, are subject to the relevant FAIS disclosure requirements. Performance shown is that of the fund and individual investor performance may differ as a result of initial fees, actual investment date, date of any subsequent reinvestment and any dividend withholding tax. Fluctuations or movements in exchange rates may cause the value of underlying international investments to go up or down. Where the fund invests in the units of foreign collective investment schemes, these may levy additional charges which are included in the relevant Total Expense Ratio (TER). A higher TER does not necessarily imply a poor return, nor does a low TER imply a good return. The ratio does not include transaction costs. The current TER cannot be regarded as an indication of the future TERs. Additional information on the funds may be obtained, free of charge, at www.ninetyone.com. Ninety One SA (Pty) Ltd is an authorised financial services provider and a member of the Association for Savings and Investment SA (ASISA).
       
      A feeder fund is a fund that, apart from assets in liquid form, consists solely of units in a single fund of a collective investment scheme which levies its own charges which could then result in a higher fee structure for the feeder fund.

      Money Market funds are not a bank deposit account. The price of each unit is aimed at a constant value. The total return to the investor is primarily made up of interest received and may also include any gain or loss made on any particular instrument.  In most cases this will merely have the effect of increasing or decreasing the daily yield, but in an extreme case it can have the effect of reducing the capital value of the fund.

      Offshore funds are sub-funds in the Investec Global Strategy Fund, 49 Avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg, Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.

      Performance data source: © Morningstar.
      SA unit trusts: NAV-NAV, net of fees, gross income reinvested, in ZAR.
      GSF funds: NAV based, (net of fees, excluding initial charges), total return, in the share class dealing currency. Performance would be lower had initial charges been included.

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