NAV on 2020/02/27
|NAV on 2020/02/26
|52 week high on 2020/02/20
|52 week low on 2019/02/28
|Total Expense Ratio on 2019/12/31
|Total Expense Ratio (performance fee) on 2019/12/31
Old Mutual Unit Trust Managers (RF) (Pty) Ltd.
Medium - High
MSCI World ESG Leaders Index
Frank joined Customised Solutions in September 2009 as an Investment Analyst before becoming an Index Portfolio Manager in 2012. He is responsible for managing both local and international tracker funds. He has eight years industry experience specialising in managing funds in Africa, and Emerging Markets.
Prior to joining Customised Solutions, he was a lecturer at Tshwane University of Technology (Mathematics and Statistics Department) for five years. Frank also worked as a research assistant for Siyazi-SA Consulting, under operations risk management.
Bernisha joined Old Mutual Customised Solutions as an Indexation Portfolio Manager in 2017. Her responsibilities include indexation portfolio management, optimisation and implementation.
Prior to this role she held positions as both a quantitative analyst and portfolio manager at Taquanta Asset Managers, working on both the passive and active product offerings. Bernisha joined Nedbank in 2005 as a quantitative analyst and worked in the Corporate Ratings unit. She also worked as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Statistics at the University of Pretoria. Bernisha has 12 years of work experience in the investment industry.
- 6 years of industry experience
Old Mutual MSCI World ESG Index Feeder - Dec 19
The fund tracks the MSCI World ESG Leaders Index and aims to replicate the returns of the underlying index. The MSCI World ESG Leaders Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalisation weighted index designed to measure the equity market performance of companies with high environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance relative to their sector peers across developed markets worldwide.
The MSCI World ESG Leaders Index returned 8.34% in US dollars for the quarter ending December 2019. The best performing countries in the index for the quarter were Ireland and New Zealand returning 18.50% and 17.43% respectively. The rand has appreciated by 7.0% against the US dollar for the quarter.
Over the last 12 months, the MSCI World ESG Leaders Index returned 28.15% in US dollars. Over the 12 months the rand has appreciated 2.46% against the US dollar.
The fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by primarily gaining exposure to the MSCI World ESG Leaders Index, a free float-adjusted market capitalisation weighted index designed to measure the equity market performance of companies with high environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance relative to their sector peers across developed markets worldwide.
This fund suits investors with a longer-term investment horizon who primarily seek capital growth through exposure to the developed market equities that make up the MSCI World ESG Leaders Index. These investors can tolerate stock market and currency volatility.
Apart from assets in liquid form and exchange rate swaps, the fund only holds participatory interests in the Old Mutual MSCI World ESG Index Fund, a sub-fund of the Russell Investment Company Plc, which aims to replicate the performance of the MSCI World ESG Leaders Index. Derivatives may be used for efficient portfolio management purposes.