Veritas Global Focus A GBP

  • 6010.00p
    Price (Inc)

    These are the shares in the fund that pay out an income to clients. The income is made up of the total dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – from the companies in the fund.

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    Price (Acc)

    These are the shares in the fund that don’t pay out an income to clients. Any dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – are reinvested into companies in the fund. Despite no income, the shares should be worth more over time. Good incentive, eh?

  • 0.00%

    Initial charge

    Some funds charge you when you first invest, which is aptly known as the initial charge. They’re usually between 3-5% but at Bestinvest, we usually don’t charge you a penny!

  • 1.00%
    Annual management charge

    This is how much the fund management company charges to run the fund. It’s like paying a babysitter, dog sitter or house sitter (that makes well-informed, heavily researched changes to improve your baby/dog/house when needed).

  • 1.15%
    Ongoing charges

    This stands for Ongoing Charges Figure. It’s the cost of running a fund and includes admin fees, manager fees, administration costs, etc.

  • 0.00%
    Yield

    How much the fund is currently paying out in income to investors. It’s NOT to be confused with the overall growth of a fund – a very different thing indeed. It’s also NOT a guarantee of future pay-outs, just a snapshot. This is more what it’s not than what it is…

Prices as at 27 July 2021

The fund is designed for long term investors who wish to build capital over a number of years through investment in a focused portfolio of global companies. Investing for absolute returns, over rolling five year time periods the fund aims to achieve returns of OECD G7 inflation plus 6% per annum and to exceed the MSCI World Index. The manager is benchmark agnostic with regional and sector exposures determined primarily by bottom up stock selection.

Fund summary

Sector Global
Structure OFFSHORE FUND
Launched
Size £2,941m
Yield 0.00%
Charging basis Capital
Dividends paid n/a

Charges

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Initial charge via Bestinvest 0.00%
Annual management charge 1.00%
Ongoing charges figure 1.15%

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Investment process

This fund launched on 31 July 2001 and targets capital growth from a concentrated portfolio of equities. The fund invests worldwide, but will focus primarily on developed markets. Experienced manager Andrew Headley focuses on identifying and analysing high quality companies with sustainable competitive advantages. The manager employs a number of methods to identify such companies, one of which is the use of themes which allows to narrow down the universe of companies for further analysis. The manager is benchmark agnostic and will hold a focused portfolio of circa 30-40 companies.

Manager research

Average monthly relative returns

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Bestinvest MRI

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Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

Track record

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About the MRI

Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level.

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Portfolio

30-40 companies. Manager is benchmark agnostic.

Key Investor Information

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