Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund - Class AN

Profile

Kempen International Funds SICAV - Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the Fund) offers a diversified portfolio of listed companies worldwide with an expected dividend yield of 3.3% at the time the company is purchased for the first time. The portfolio contains around 100 investments, which are approximately equally weighted.

The primary objective of the Fund is to achieve a structurally better long-term return, comprising capital gains plus net dividends, than the MSCI World Total Return Index.

Management team

Jorik van den Bos, Joris Franssen, Joost de Graaf, Dimitri Willems, Luc Plouvier, Floris Oliemans

Performance per 2019-02-28 (rebased)

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Performance per 2019-02-28

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  Fund Benchmark
1 month 1.5 % 3.8 %
3 months 1.6 % 2.0 %
This year 9.1 % 11.5 %
2016 15.3 % 10.7 %
2017 8.6 % 7.5 %
2018 -6.0 % -4.1 %
1 year (on annual basis) 5.3 % 7.6 %
3 years (on annual basis) i 10.0 % 10.9 %
5 years (on annual basis) i 8.9 % 10.7 %
Since inception (on annual basis) i 8.9 % 11.2 %
Performance is shown after deduction of ongoing charges. The value of your investments may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. As of 30 June 2018 a deviating Net Asset Value (NAV) is used for the calculation of the performance figures. This NAV is calculated based on closing prices of the Fund investments thereby deviating from the NAV which was originally issued and partly calculated based on snapshots (Asia & Pacific investments). The deviating NAV is used to make a better comparison with the benchmark, which is also solely based on closing prices of the investments..
More information can be found on the documents page of this fund

Key figures

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Total fund size
EUR 300.71 M 2019-02-28
Share class size
EUR 10.68 M 2019-02-28
Number of shares
269,867 2019-02-28
Net Asset Value i
EUR 40.47 2019-03-20
Morningstar rating â„¢
Morningstar Analyst rating
Silver

Fund characteristics per 2019-02-28

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  Fund Benchmark
Number of holdings 99 1632
Dividend yield i 4.98 % 2.46 %
Weighted average market capitalization i EUR 45,002 M EUR 132,019 M
P/E ratio i 11.32
Active share i 92.82 %
Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the “Sub-Fund”) is a sub-fund of Kempen International Funds SICAV (the “Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. This Fund is authorised in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Kempen Capital Management N.V. (KCM) is the management company of the Fund. KCM is authorised as management company and regulated by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich, Switzerland. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document and the prospectus. These documents as well as annual report, semi-annual report and the articles of incorporation of the Fund are available free of charge at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg, at the offices of the representative in Switzerland and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/investmentfunds).

The Sub-Fund is registered for offering in a limited number of countries. The countries where the Sub-Fund is registered can be found on the website. The value of your investment may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.

Market developments per 2019-02-28

February was another good month for global equities. After the January rally, shares continued their upward path. Year-to-date global equities have now gained what one would normally expect in an average year. The Fund lagged the strong equity market, which is not uncommon for a more defensive value oriented strategy.

The market was still in a positive mood because of the same reasons mentioned in January. In particular the announcement by the Fed (about a slower path of potential interest rate hikes) still helped the market. In addition, the earnings season has been better than expected.

Every sector ended the month in the plus, with consumer discretionary and real estate lagging the strong market. The best performing sectors were information technology and industrials.

As mentioned, the Fund lagged the strong market, as both sector allocation and stock selection detracted from the performance. In particular selection within communication services, industrials and information technology was negative this month. Within communication services, Publicis (disappointing results) and WPP (sector peer pulled down by Publicis) lagged. Also our emerging market telecom companies Philippine Long Distance and Telefonica Brasil were weak. Within industrials, Triton fell after results that were below expectations. Within information technology, Nokia (mixed guidance for 2019, shares were strong in January) and Samsung (disappointing results) lagged. Selection within financials was strong as ING, Lloyds Banking Group and Mediobanca performed well after good results.

Allocation was negative mainly because of the allocation (underweight) to information technology. It was the strongest sector in February, but not a sector with many attractively valued high dividend names.

Portfolio developments per 2019-02-28

In December we implemented the quarterly rebalance, therefor trading was limited this month. In March we will implement the first rebalance of 2019.

We believe overall global stock market valuations are elevated, although Emerging and European markets still offer some pockets of attractively valued opportunities. The North American market is quite expensive. A company may appear attractive based on its price to earnings ratio or other headline multiple, but if margins and/or revenues are high, this only gives you limited information about the future returns of an investment. In our investment process we spent a large portion of our time understanding where profitability should be on an over the cycle basis, as this is what determines the cash flows we will receive as a long term shareholder.

Our focus is on finding companies with sustainable dividends that can be bought at a discount to our estimate of intrinsic value. We base our estimate on the Earnings Power Value (EPV) framework of the Columbia Business School. EPV allows us to separate the three valuation components: asset value, earnings power and growth value. This framework improves our ability to analyze what we are paying for, and gives insight into whether a stock is priced with a margin of safety. In addition, ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) is fully incorporated in our investment process.

The Fund now has a forward yield of around 5.3%.
Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the “Sub-Fund”) is a sub-fund of Kempen International Funds SICAV (the “Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. This Fund is authorised in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Kempen Capital Management N.V. (KCM) is the management company of the Fund. KCM is authorised as management company and regulated by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich, Switzerland. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document and the prospectus. These documents as well as annual report, semi-annual report and the articles of incorporation of the Fund are available free of charge at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg, at the offices of the representative in Switzerland and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/investmentfunds).

The Sub-Fund is registered for offering in a limited number of countries. The countries where the Sub-Fund is registered can be found on the website. The value of your investment may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.

Performance per 2019-02-28 (rebased)

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Performance per 2019-02-28

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  Fund Benchmark
1 month 1.5 % 3.8 %
3 months 1.6 % 2.0 %
This year 9.1 % 11.5 %
2016 15.3 % 10.7 %
2017 8.6 % 7.5 %
2018 -6.0 % -4.1 %
1 year (on annual basis) 5.3 % 7.6 %
3 years (on annual basis) i 10.0 % 10.9 %
5 years (on annual basis) i 8.9 % 10.7 %
Since inception (on annual basis) i 8.9 % 11.2 %
Performance is shown after deduction of ongoing charges. The value of your investments may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. As of 30 June 2018 a deviating Net Asset Value (NAV) is used for the calculation of the performance figures. This NAV is calculated based on closing prices of the Fund investments thereby deviating from the NAV which was originally issued and partly calculated based on snapshots (Asia & Pacific investments). The deviating NAV is used to make a better comparison with the benchmark, which is also solely based on closing prices of the investments..

Dividends

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Distributing
No

Risk analysis (ex post) per 2019-02-28

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  3 years Since inception
Maximum drawdown i -7.77 % -11.66 %
Tracking error i 4.37 % 4.50 %
Information ratio i -0.21 -0.51
Beta i 0.82 0.83
Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the “Sub-Fund”) is a sub-fund of Kempen International Funds SICAV (the “Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. This Fund is authorised in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Kempen Capital Management N.V. (KCM) is the management company of the Fund. KCM is authorised as management company and regulated by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich, Switzerland. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document and the prospectus. These documents as well as annual report, semi-annual report and the articles of incorporation of the Fund are available free of charge at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg, at the offices of the representative in Switzerland and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/investmentfunds).

The Sub-Fund is registered for offering in a limited number of countries. The countries where the Sub-Fund is registered can be found on the website. The value of your investment may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.

Top 5 contribution (2019-02-28)

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  Contribution i Performance i
Fortescue Metals Group 0.16 % 10.53 %
Lloyds TSB 0.13 % 10.88 %
ING Groep 0.13 % 11.66 %
Exxon Mobil 0.12 % 9.13 %
Cardinal Health 0.10 % 9.56 %
Percentages shown for contributions and performances are based on Euros.

Bottom 5 contribution (2019-02-28)

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  Contribution i Performance i
Philippine Long Distance Telecom (US) -0.13 % -18.60 %
Resona -0.11 % -9.91 %
Gilead Sciences -0.10 % -7.04 %
Publicis Group -0.10 % -8.48 %
Triton -0.09 % -8.09 %
Percentages shown for contributions and performances are based on Euros.

Geographic allocation (2019-02-28)

18.0 %
United States
14.9 %
United Kingdom
6.6 %
Netherlands
5.2 %
Hong Kong
4.5 %
Germany
4.4 %
France
4.3 %
Japan
3.9 %
Australia
3.4 %
Korea Republic Of
3.1 %
Taiwan
3.1 %
Russia
2.9 %
Canada
2.4 %
Switzerland
2.3 %
Luxembourg
2.3 %
Portugal
2.2 %
Sweden
2.2 %
Norway
2.1 %
Bermuda
2.0 %
Italy
1.8 %
Finland
1.8 %
Brazil
0.9 %
South Africa
0.6 %
Spain
0.6 %
Belgium
0.6 %
Philippines
0.5 %
Israel
1.1 %
Other
2.2 %
Cash
Totaal
100 %

Top 10 holdings (2019-02-28)

2.3 %
JP Morgan Liquidity Funds US Dollar
1.6 %
Fortescue Metals Group
1.4 %
Exxon Mobil
1.4 %
Rio Tinto
1.3 %
Gilead Sciences
1.3 %
Lloyds TSB
1.3 %
LyondellBasell Industries
1.3 %
EasyJet
1.3 %
Sun Hung Kai Properties
1.3 %
China Mobile
Totaal
14.5 %

Sector allocation (2019-02-28)

27.9 %
Financials
11.7 %
Oil & gas
11.0 %
Telecommunications
9.2 %
Basic Materials
8.2 %
Consumer services
8.1 %
Consumer goods
8.1 %
Utilities
5.6 %
Health Care
5.6 %
Technology
2.8 %
Other
1.8 %
Industrials
Totaal
100 %
The cash position is included in ‘Other’.
Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the “Sub-Fund”) is a sub-fund of Kempen International Funds SICAV (the “Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. This Fund is authorised in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Kempen Capital Management N.V. (KCM) is the management company of the Fund. KCM is authorised as management company and regulated by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich, Switzerland. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document and the prospectus. These documents as well as annual report, semi-annual report and the articles of incorporation of the Fund are available free of charge at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg, at the offices of the representative in Switzerland and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/investmentfunds).

The Sub-Fund is registered for offering in a limited number of countries. The countries where the Sub-Fund is registered can be found on the website. The value of your investment may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.

Ongoing charges

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Management fee i
0.75 %
Service fee i
0.20 %
Taxe d'abonnement i
0.05 %
Expected ongoing charges i
1 %

Other costs

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Upward swing factor i
0.20 %
Downward swing factor i
0.15 %
As of 14 January 2019 the swing factor has been adjusted from 0.25%/0.15% to 0.20%/0.15%.
Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the “Sub-Fund”) is a sub-fund of Kempen International Funds SICAV (the “Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. This Fund is authorised in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Kempen Capital Management N.V. (KCM) is the management company of the Fund. KCM is authorised as management company and regulated by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich, Switzerland. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document and the prospectus. These documents as well as annual report, semi-annual report and the articles of incorporation of the Fund are available free of charge at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg, at the offices of the representative in Switzerland and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/investmentfunds).

The Sub-Fund is registered for offering in a limited number of countries. The countries where the Sub-Fund is registered can be found on the website. The value of your investment may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.

Share class details

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Share class
AN i
Investor type
Private
Distributing
No
Benchmark i
MSCI World Total Return Net Index (calculated in Euro)
Investment category
High Dividend Equity
Universum
Global equities
Inception date
2013-10-08
Domicile
Luxembourg
May be offered to all investors in
Luxembourg, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom
UCITS status i
Yes
Status
Open-end i
Base currency
EUR
Share class currency
EUR
Management company
Kempen Capital Management N.V.
Custodian
J.P. Morgan Bank Luxembourg S.A.
Morningstar rating â„¢
Morningstar Analyst rating
Silver

Tradability

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Minimum subscription
Initial subscription €1
Listed
no
Subscription/Redemption Frequency
Daily
ISIN i
LU0927663145
Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the “Sub-Fund”) is a sub-fund of Kempen International Funds SICAV (the “Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. This Fund is authorised in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Kempen Capital Management N.V. (KCM) is the management company of the Fund. KCM is authorised as management company and regulated by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich, Switzerland. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document and the prospectus. These documents as well as annual report, semi-annual report and the articles of incorporation of the Fund are available free of charge at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg, at the offices of the representative in Switzerland and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/investmentfunds).

The Sub-Fund is registered for offering in a limited number of countries. The countries where the Sub-Fund is registered can be found on the website. The value of your investment may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.
Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the “Sub-Fund”) is a sub-fund of Kempen International Funds SICAV (the “Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. This Fund is authorised in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Kempen Capital Management N.V. (KCM) is the management company of the Fund. KCM is authorised as management company and regulated by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich, Switzerland. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document and the prospectus. These documents as well as annual report, semi-annual report and the articles of incorporation of the Fund are available free of charge at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg, at the offices of the representative in Switzerland and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/investmentfunds).

The Sub-Fund is registered for offering in a limited number of countries. The countries where the Sub-Fund is registered can be found on the website. The value of your investment may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.

KCM Vision

Kempen Capital Management is an asset manager with a long-term investment approach. We strongly believe in engaged shareholdership that benefits all stakeholders. As a long-term responsible investor, we firmly believe that active ownership and shareholder engagement contribute to positive change across the board.

Our KCM wide approach to responsible investment

To put our vision into action we engage with our investment targets on a wide array of strategic, financial, environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics. Our long-term investment worldview paired with thorough analysis and an experienced and diverse ESG team allow us to use both voting and engagement as means to consistently encourage positive change. Through this process of constructive engagement, we are able to contribute to the development of principles and standards of corporate responsibility within companies that we invest in. Our full voting records are available here.

Our fund approach to Responsible Investment

  • ESG is integrated in our investment process.
  • Portfolio managers (PM's) have access to ESG research via the database from MSCI ESG Research and via FactSet.
  • Prior to investment, our PM's assess the ESG performance of the company. If material ESG concerns are identified, this can result in the decision to quantify the ESG risks into the investment model, to engage with a company or to avoid investment.
  • In case of engagement, the PM and the Responsible Investment Department will start a dialogue with the company. The aim of the engagement is to use our influence as a shareholder to encourage positive change.
  • During the quarterly re-balancing process the PM's monitor the ESG performance of the holdings.

Kempen (Lux) Global High Dividend Fund (the “Sub-Fund”) is a sub-fund of Kempen International Funds SICAV (the “Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. This Fund is authorised in Luxembourg and is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier. Kempen Capital Management N.V. (KCM) is the management company of the Fund. KCM is authorised as management company and regulated by The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich, Switzerland. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document and the prospectus. These documents as well as annual report, semi-annual report and the articles of incorporation of the Fund are available free of charge at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg, at the offices of the representative in Switzerland and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/investmentfunds).

The Sub-Fund is registered for offering in a limited number of countries. The countries where the Sub-Fund is registered can be found on the website. The value of your investment may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future. The performance shown does not take account of any commissions and costs charged when subscribing to and redeeming units.