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Equity Funds of Funds

Sauren Select Global Growth Focus

Asset Allocation
as at 30.09.2018

Source: Sauren Fonds-Research AG

Investment Profile

Sauren Select Global Growth Focus is an equities-oriented asset management fund of funds to cover the global equities markets for investors with a longer-term investment horizon.

Sauren Select Global Growth Focus seeks to achieve attractive excess return over the trend in global equities markets.

The fund of funds generally is spread over a large number of equities funds, but comparatively focused in investment within individual regions and countries.

The choice of funds follows Sauren’s established person-related investment philosophy "We invest in fund managers – not funds", with its focus on the skills of the fund managers. The environment for volume is also analysed in detail.

Analysis of the most promising fund managers draws on experience from over 6,000 meetings. Every year, meetings are held with around 350 fund managers to monitor the quality of the selected fund managers and generate a steady stream of new and attractive investment ideas.

Portfolio

Asset Allocation as at 30.09.2018

  • Equity Funds Europe31.5 %
  • Equity Funds Europe Small Cap12.6 %
  • Equity Funds USA21.8 %
  • Equity Funds USA Small Cap11.6 %
  • Equity Funds Japan8.8 %
  • Equity Funds Asia6.4 %
  • Equity Funds Latin America1.7 %
  • Equity Funds Frontier Markets1.6 %
  • Equity Funds Materials/Energy0.6 %
  • Equity Funds Gold Mines1.1 %
  • Cash2.4 %

Source: Sauren Fonds-Research AG

Totals may not add up to 100 % due to rounding.

Top Holdings as at 30.09.2018

Artemis US Extended Alpha Fund9.7 %
Eleva Euroland Selection Fund7.4 %
Odey European Focus Fund6.6 %
JOHCM European Select Values Fund6.6 %
Wellington Strategic European Equity Portfolio6.4 %

Source: Sauren Fonds-Research AG

Performance*

Performance of Sauren Select Global Growth Focus as at 18.10.2018

Reference index: MSCI World Kursindex (Euro). A Price Index (only considers the price of the components and) does not take dividends or other earnings into account.

The Investor would like to buy shares for 1,000.-- € and due to a 5.00 % front-end load the total payable amount rises to 1,050.-- €. The gross performance (BVI method) is based on the published redemption prices of the Fund of Funds, which includes all costs incurred at the fund level (e.g. management fee), the net performance also includes the front-end load. The front-end load is only payable at the day of investment and therefore reduces the performance in the first year. In the following years no front-end load is considered, as such the net performance is not displayed in the bar chart as it is equal to the gross performance. Additional costs may be incurred at the investor level (e.g. custody costs). If the front-end load were taken into account in the line chart the performance in the chart would be lower.

The fund is subject to heightened volatility, due to composition. Consequently, unit price may fluctuate sharply in either direction within short periods of time.

* The performance of the Sauren Select Global Growth Focus as shown is based on the performance of the Sauren Select Global Growth Plus, which had a different fee structure, until the renaming on 16 December 2017.

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
Source: Sauren Fonds-Research AG

Key figures as at 2018-09-30

Volatility
1 year, daily7.70%
3 years, monthly10.83%
5 years, monthly10.47%
Sharpe Ratio
3 years, monthly1.08
5 years, monthly1.02
Value at Risk10 days20 days
95.0 % Confidence level-2.69%-3.81%
99.0 % Confidence level-3.84%-5.42%
99.9 % Confidence level-5.12%-7.24%

The volatility is calculated based on the historical fund prices over the stated time period. For 1 year the volatility is calculated using daily fund prices, for 3 and 5 years respectively it is based on the fund prices at month end. For the calculation of the Sharpe-Ratio the 1-Month-Euribor is defined as the risk free rate. The Value at Risk is calculated at the given confidence level and stated time period, based on the historical fund prices since inception.

Source: CleverSoft FondsDB & Sauren Fonds-Research AG

Key Facts

Synopsis (for further information see Factsheet & Sales prospectus)

Investment companySauren Select
Fund ManagerSauren Finanzdienstleistungen GmbH & Co. KG, Eckhard Sauren
CustodianDZ PRIVATBANK S.A.
Asset ClassFund of Funds with focus on equities
Share ClassShare Class
CurrencyEUR
Dividend PolicyAccumulation 
Minimum Equity Participation Rate151% (30 % of the earnings of private investors will stay tax-exempt)
Launch Date21.08.2000 the current strategy is being pursued since 30 September 2001
ISINLU0115579376
WKN940641
Front-end Load5.00%
Management Fee0.70% p.a.
Distribution Fee0.70% p.a.
Administration Fee2up to 0.09% p.a.
Performance Feenone
Minimum Investmentnone

1: The minimum equity participation rate is relevant for the German tax classification and does not offer a direct conclusion about the equity market exposure of the fund. The tax treatment is also dependent on the personal circumstances of the individual investor and may be subject to change in future.

2: From this fee, the management company as well as the central administration agent and the custodian are paid.

Opportunities1

  • Participation in the appreciation of the global equities markets.
  • Achieving excess returns over the trend in the global equities markets through focused selection of promising fund managers.
  • Continuous optimisation of the portfolio through active fund of funds management and continuous monitoring of portfolio positions.

Risks1

  • Risk of decrease in unit price due to general market risks (e.g. price, currency or liquidity risks).
  • Risks from the target funds selected for the fund of funds and the investment universe, particularly from the equities market.
  • Risk of increased fluctuations in the unit price (e.g. due to investment in emerging nations, second tier securities and specific industries).
  • Risks that the investment policy goals of the fund of funds or target fund are not achieved.

Risk and reward profile (in the meaning of the KIID/Wesentliche Anlegerinformationen)2

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Risk class (Assessment of the sales agent)3

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1: Comprehensive information regarding opportunities and risks can be found in the current sales prospectus (which is available in German only).

2: The risk and reward profile uses a ratio based on volatilities (see the KIID/Wesentliche Anlegerinformationen). This risk indicator relies on historical data and cannot be used as a basis upon which to forecast future performance. 1 represents low risk and a potentially lower reward and 7 stands for high risk and a potentially higher reward.

3: The sales agent’s risk class assessment is not the same as the risk profile in the sales prospectus and the risk and reward profile in the KIID (Wesentliche Anlegerinformationen) and is carried out from the point of view of an investor whose base currency is the same as that of the share class. 1 stands for low risk, 7 for high risk. 

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