Global Sustain Fund

Share Class :
 
ISIN: GB00BK0WFV14
Global Sustain Fund
ISIN: GB00BK0WFV14
Share Class :

Global Sustain Fund

SHARE CLASS :
ISIN: GB00BK0WFV14
 

 
 
Investment Objective
The Fund aims to grow your investment over 5 to 10 years.
Investment Approach
The investment team believes that the best way to compound wealth is by owning very high-quality companies with sustainable high returns over the long term. The Fund typically invests in intrinsically carbon-light companies and has a significantly lower carbon footprint than the broader market, with a robust carbon-related exclusions policy and filtering process. In addition to its carbon exclusions, the Portfolio has a number of business activity* exclusions, including alcohol, gambling, tobacco and weapons. The investment team views long-term portfolio manager-led engagement as a critical underpinning to an active investment process.
 
 
Pricing & Performance

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. All performance data is calculated NAV to NAV, net of fees, and does not take account of commissions and costs incurred on the issue and redemption of units. The sources for all performance and Index data is Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Please click here for additional performance disclosures and important information, which should be reviewed carefully.

 

As of 31-Dec-2021

As of 20-Jan-2022

As of 31-Dec-2021

As of 20-Jan-2022


Performance of 100 GBP invested
Performance of 100 GBP invested

     
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.
 
 
Average Annual Total Returns As of 31-Dec-2021 As of 31-Dec-2021
1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception
Share Class Hedge I ACC GBP (%) 20.36 -- -- -- 16.22
1 YR 3 YRS 5 YRS 10 YRS Since Inception
Share Class Hedge I ACC GBP (%) 20.36 -- -- -- 16.22
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Share Class Hedge I ACC GBP (%) 20.36 12.31 -- -- -- -- --
2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Share Class Hedge I ACC GBP (%) -- -- -- 12.31 20.36
 
Average Annual Total Returns
As of 31-Dec-2021
TIMEFRAME Share Class Hedge I ACC GBP (%)
1 Yr 20.36
3 Yrs --
5 Yrs --
10 Yrs --
Since Inception 16.22
As of 31-Dec-2021
TIMEFRAME Share Class Hedge I ACC GBP (%)
1 Yr 20.36
3 Yrs --
5 Yrs --
10 Yrs --
Since Inception 16.22
TIMEFRAME Share Class Hedge I ACC GBP (%)
2021 20.36
2020 12.31
2019 --
2018 --
2017 --
2016 --
2015 --
TIMEFRAME Share Class Hedge I ACC GBP (%)
2017 --
2018 --
2019 --
2020 12.31
2021 20.36
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results.
 
 
 
Risk and Reward Profile As of 11-Jun-2021
 
 
Lower Risk
High Risk
Potentially
Lower Rewards
Potentially
Higher Rewards
 
The risk and reward category shown is based on historic data.
  • Historic figures are only a guide and may not be a reliable indicator of what may happen in the future.
  • As such this category may change in the future.
  • The higher the category, the greater the potential reward, but also the greater the risk of losing the investment. Category 1 does not indicate a risk free investment.
  • The fund is in this category because it invests in company shares. and the fund's simulated and/or realised return has experienced high rises and falls historically.
  • The fund may be impacted by movements in the exchange rates between the fund's currency and the currencies of the fund's investments.
This rating does not take into account other risk factors which should be considered before investing, these include:
  • The fund relies on other parties to fulfill certain services, investments or transactions. If these parties become insolvent, it may expose the fund to financial loss.
  • There may be an insufficient number of buyers or sellers which may affect the funds ability to buy or sell securities.
  • Investment in China A-Shares via Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect program may also entail additional risks, such as risks linked to the ownership of shares.
  • In order to achieve the currency hedging, this share class relies on other parties to fulfil certain contractual obligations, as these parties may fail to do so there is a higher risk to your investment.
  • Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may lose all or a substantial portion of his or her investment.
  • The value of the investments and the income from them will vary and there can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives.
  • Investments may be in a variety of currencies and therefore changes in rates of exchange between currencies may cause the value of investments to decrease or increase. Furthermore, the value of investments may be adversely affected by fluctuations in exchange rates between the investor’s reference currency and the base currency of the investments.
The risk and reward category shown is based on historic data.
  • Historic figures are only a guide and may not be a reliable indicator of what may happen in the future.
  • As such this category may change in the future.
  • The higher the category, the greater the potential reward, but also the greater the risk of losing the investment. Category 1 does not indicate a risk free investment.
  • The fund is in this category because it invests in company shares. and the fund's simulated and/or realised return has experienced high rises and falls historically.
  • The fund may be impacted by movements in the exchange rates between the fund's currency and the currencies of the fund's investments.
This rating does not take into account other risk factors which should be considered before investing, these include:
  • The fund relies on other parties to fulfill certain services, investments or transactions. If these parties become insolvent, it may expose the fund to financial loss.
  • There may be an insufficient number of buyers or sellers which may affect the funds ability to buy or sell securities.
  • Investment in China A-Shares via Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect program may also entail additional risks, such as risks linked to the ownership of shares.
  • In order to achieve the currency hedging, this share class relies on other parties to fulfil certain contractual obligations, as these parties may fail to do so there is a higher risk to your investment.
  • Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and investors may lose all or a substantial portion of his or her investment.
  • The value of the investments and the income from them will vary and there can be no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objectives.
  • Investments may be in a variety of currencies and therefore changes in rates of exchange between currencies may cause the value of investments to decrease or increase. Furthermore, the value of investments may be adversely affected by fluctuations in exchange rates between the investor’s reference currency and the base currency of the investments.
 
 
 
 
Composition 4 As of 31-Dec-2021
  Fund Index
Information Technology 38.03 23.69
Health Care 26.20 12.63
Consumer Staples 14.70 6.91
Financials 8.00 13.17
Industrials 6.23 10.21
Communication Services 3.34 8.31
Consumer Discretionary 1.00 12.26
Cash 2.46 --
 
May not sum to 100% due to the exclusion of other assets and liabilities.


Geography4 As of 31-Dec-2021
  Fund Index
United States 71.33 69.03
Germany 9.26 2.46
United Kingdom 8.38 4.05
Canada 3.61 3.26
Taiwan 2.38 --
France 1.29 3.25
Hong Kong 1.24 0.76
Cash 2.46 --
 
May not sum to 100% due to the exclusion of other assets and liabilities.


Holdings As of 31-Dec-2021
Fund Index
Microsoft Corp 7.28 3.85
Accenture plc 5.41 0.42
Visa Inc 5.02 0.59
Sap Se 4.93 0.24
Reckitt Benckiser Group plc 4.89 0.10
Abbott Laboratories 4.06 0.40
Baxter International Inc 4.06 0.07
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc 4.06 0.42
Danaher Corp 3.92 0.34
Becton Dickinson and Co. 3.87 0.12
Total 47.50 --

These securities and percentage allocations are only for illustrative purposes and do not constitute, and should not be construed as, investment advice or recommendations with respect to the securities or investments mentioned.



Portfolio Characteristics
Fund
Active share (%) 51.34
Number of holdings 42
Free cash flow yield
(Next 12 Months) (%)
3.75
Price/earnings (Next 12 months) 25.42
Dividend Yield (Next 12 Months) (%) 1.27
 
 
Investment Team
William Lock
Head of International Equity Team
30 years industry experience
Bruno Paulson
Managing Director
28 years industry experience
Nic Sochovsky
Managing Director
24 years industry experience
Marcus Watson
Managing Director
14 years industry experience
Alex Gabriele
Managing Director
13 years industry experience
Nathan Wong
Executive Director
22 years industry experience
Richard Perrott
Executive Director
16 years industry experience
Marte Borhaug
Executive Director
12 years industry experience
Vladimir Demine
Head of ESG Research
20 years industry experience
Isabelle Mast
Executive Director
17 years industry experience

Team members may be subject to change at any time without notice. The investment team currently has 14 members; information on additional team members can be found on MSIM.com.

 

 
 
 
 

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