For Approved Qualified Domestic Institutional Investors in China

US Venture Fund

Seeks resilient companies positioned to weather a variety of market environments

ISIN
IE0009354923

NAV
USD 41.45
As of 2021/11/30

1-Day Change
USD -0.72 (-1.71%)
As of 2021/11/30

Morningstar Rating

Morningstar Analyst Rating
Morningstar Analyst Rating				Bronze

Overview

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVE

The Fund aims to provide capital growth over the long term.

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The Fund invests at least 80% of its assets in a concentrated portfolio of shares (also known as equities) of companies, in any industry, in the United States. The Fund will invest at least 50% in smaller US companies.

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ABOUT THIS FUND

  • Seeks small-cap companies that stand out from competitors, using their advantages to grow over a multi-year time frame
  • In-depth fundamental research supported by a dedicated team of experienced analysts
  • Focus on resilient business models positioned to weather a variety of market environments

PORTFOLIO MANAGEMENT

Jonathan Coleman, CFA

Portfolio Manager

Industry since 1994. Joined Firm in 1994.

Scott Stutzman, CFA

Portfolio Manager | Research Analyst

Industry since 2001. Joined Firm in 2007.

Performance

Discrete Performance (%)
As of 2021/09/30
A2 USD
 
Quarter End
As of 2021/09/30
Sep-2020 - Sep-2021 Sep-2019 - Sep-2020 Sep-2018 - Sep-2019 Sep-2017 - Sep-2018 Sep-2016 - Sep-2017
A2 USD 32.63 11.30 -5.96 21.08 15.46
Cumulative Performance (%)
As of 2021/10/31
A2 USD
 
  Cumulative
  1MO 3MO 6MO YTD 1YR 3YR 5YR Since Inception
1999/12/31
A2 USD 4.24 3.58 4.42 9.00 35.99 63.37 115.91 339.80
CALENDAR YEAR RETURNS (%)
A2 USD
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
A2 USD 4.10 21.86 -7.08 27.75 30.84
FEE INFORMATION
Initial Charge 5.00%
Annual Charge 1.50%
Ongoing Charge
(As of 2021/06/30)
2.46%

Portfolio

Top Holdings (As of 2021/10/31)
% OF FUND
Catalent Inc 2.85
Nice Ltd (ADR) 2.68
Paylocity Holding Corp 2.01
LPL Financial Holdings Inc 1.93
Sensient Technologies Corp 1.78
ON Semiconductor Corp 1.70
Ziff Davis Inc 1.69
SS&C Technologies Holdings Inc 1.60
Descartes Systems Group Inc 1.59
Valvoline Inc 1.55
Total 19.38
Sector Allocation % OF FUND % OF FUND (As of 2021/10/31)
Information Technology 30.67
Health Care 27.24
Industrials 14.22
Consumer Discretionary 8.25
Financials 6.53
Materials 5.07
Communication Services 2.41
Real Estate 2.28
Consumer Staples 2.05
Cash & Equivalents 1.28
Regional Allocations % OF FUND % OF FUND (As of October 31, 2021)
North America 90.33
Africa/Mideast 3.89
Europe 2.55
Asia/Pacific Ex Japan 1.36
Latin America 0.59
Cash & Equivalents 1.28

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