Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund - Class BN

Profile

Kempen International Funds SICAV - Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund (the Fund) has the objective to offer Investors the opportunity to invest in an actively and professionally managed portfolio of listed infrastructure companies globally.

The Fund primarily aims to generate a return in excess of FTSE Global Core Infrastructure 50/50 (the “Benchmark”) in the long-term, comprising capital gains or losses plus net dividend.

Management team

Thomas van der Meij, Jags Walia, Todor Ristov, Ludovico Cappelli

Performance per 2022-10-31 (rebased)

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Performance per 2022-10-31

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  Fund Benchmark
1 month 4.8 % 2.4 %
3 months -4.4 % -7.3 %
This year 6.5 % 3.8 %
2019 5.1 % 5.6 %
2020 -6.8 % -12.0 %
2021 20.7 % 23.6 %
1 year (on annual basis) 10.6 % 9.5 %
3 years (on annual basis) i 6.8 % 4.9 %
Since inception (on annual basis) i 7.3 % 5.6 %
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. However, for the calculation of the performance of 30 November 2021 the originally issued NAV of 1 December 2021 was used as the deviating NAV could not be calculated due to technical circumstances. Also for the calculation of the performance of 31 December 2021 the originally issued NAV of 3 January 2022 was used as the deviating NAV could not be calculated due to technical circumstances. Performance is shown after deduction of ongoing charges. The value of your investments may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future.
More information can be found on the documents page of this fund

Key figures

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Total fund size
EUR 153.05 M 2022-10-31
Share class size
EUR 0.84 M 2022-10-31
Number of shares
28,435 2022-10-31
Net Asset Value i
EUR 29.64 2022-11-29
Turnover rate
75.72 %
Morningstar rating â„¢
The turnover rate figure is per the end of the financial year of the fund and will be updated once a year.

Fund characteristics per 2022-10-31

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  Fund Benchmark
Number of holdings 37 243
Dividend yield i 2.85 % 3.26 %
Weighted average market capitalization i EUR 44,724 M EUR 40,712 M
P/E ratio i 20.34
Active share i 56.15 %
Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure 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 Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Esch-sur-Alzette, Zurich Branch, Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich. The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document (available in Dutch, English and several other languages, see website) and the prospectus (available in English). These documents of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 60, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/en/asset-management). The information on the website is (partly) available in Dutch and English.

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.

Developments per 2022-10-31

Following the nose dive in September, markets recovered in October. The FTSE Global Core Infrastructure index was up 2.5%. All regions/sectors traded higher last month except for US communication towers. The most positive development was visible in Latam with double digit returns. Although the Listed Infrastructure sector lagged the MSCI World Index (6.2%) in October, the return is still well ahead of general equities YTD (+3.8% vs. -7.7%).

The Fund gained 4.8% (net, I share class), significantly better than the index. Although basically all sectors and region contributed to the result, the strongest relative performance was driven by our stock selection in Asia and Latam. As a result, the fund was up 6.6% (net, I share class) in the first ten months of 2022, generating 280bps alpha YTD.

On a stock level, the biggest positive contribution in June came from:
1) Rumo (+22%) reported strong volume growth in September, while outlook for corn exports in 22H2 and perspective for upcoming grain crops are positive;
2) Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro (+25%) reported strong passenger growth, suggesting resilient demand after the summer season, while it also reported good Q3 results at the end of the month; and
3) Williams (14%) announced the end of September that is expects to meet the high end of this guidance range.

The biggest negative contributions came from:
1) Jiangsu Expressway (-7%) which was impacted by the announced 10% tariff cut on trucks in 4Q22;
2) American Tower Corporation (-4%) which results were in line with expectations, but FX and interest rates continue to affect cash flow; and
3) CMS Energy (-3%) underperformed despite its decent Q3 results and 2023 guidance being in line with expectations.

The Kempen infrastructure investment strategy strikes a balance between qualitative, quantitative, sustainability analysis. Our experience and know-how in the area of infrastructure and legislation in combination with extensive data analysis, is converted into fact-based investment decision-making. Our unique valuation analysis and investment process focuses on the long term, carefully following megatrends such as digitization, urbanization and the energy transition. Next to the quantitative approach the investment strategy contains three equally weighted qualitative parameters that determine the warranted valuation: management added value, Infrastructure regulation / quality and ESG. The portfolio managers score each company covered on these three parameters. Companies that excel in ESG for example will be assigned a higher score and hence the warranted valuation for an investment increases.

Portfolio construction of the Strategy is based on cluster neutrality. This ensures a diversified portfolio and neutralizes currency and macro-economic exposure versus the benchmark.

Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure 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 Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Esch-sur-Alzette, Zurich Branch, Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich. The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document (available in Dutch, English and several other languages, see website) and the prospectus (available in English). These documents of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 60, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/en/asset-management). The information on the website is (partly) available in Dutch and English.

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.

Performance per 2022-10-31 (rebased)

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Performance per 2022-10-31

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  Fund Benchmark
1 month 4.8 % 2.4 %
3 months -4.4 % -7.3 %
This year 6.5 % 3.8 %
2019 5.1 % 5.6 %
2020 -6.8 % -12.0 %
2021 20.7 % 23.6 %
1 year (on annual basis) 10.6 % 9.5 %
3 years (on annual basis) i 6.8 % 4.9 %
Since inception (on annual basis) i 7.3 % 5.6 %
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. However, for the calculation of the performance of 30 November 2021 the originally issued NAV of 1 December 2021 was used as the deviating NAV could not be calculated due to technical circumstances. Also for the calculation of the performance of 31 December 2021 the originally issued NAV of 3 January 2022 was used as the deviating NAV could not be calculated due to technical circumstances. Performance is shown after deduction of ongoing charges. The value of your investments may fluctuate. Past performance provides no guarantee for the future.

Dividends

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Distributing
Yes
Last dividend
EUR 0.30
Ex-date last dividend
2022-07-15
Number of distributions per year
2
Dividend calendar

Risk analysis (ex post) per 2022-10-31

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  3 years Since inception
Maximum drawdown i -20.99 % -20.99 %
Tracking error i 2.66 % 2.64 %
Information ratio i 0.70 0.67
Beta i 0.96 0.96
Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure 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 Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Esch-sur-Alzette, Zurich Branch, Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich. The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document (available in Dutch, English and several other languages, see website) and the prospectus (available in English). These documents of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 60, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/en/asset-management). The information on the website is (partly) available in Dutch and English.

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.

Top 5 contribution (2022-10-31)

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  Contribution i Performance i
Rumo 0.72 % 22.41 %
Grupo Aeroportuario del Centro Norte 0.55 % 25.07 %
Williams Cos 0.48 % 13.31 %
Canadian Pacific Railway 0.35 % 9.97 %
Transurban Group 0.31 % 5.93 %

Bottom 5 contribution (2022-10-31)

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  Contribution i Performance i
American Tower Corp -0.20 % -3.27 %
Southern Company -0.16 % -4.32 %
Jiangsu Expressway (H) -0.12 % -6.94 %
NextEra Energy -0.11 % -1.80 %
CMS Energy Corp -0.06 % -2.63 %

Geographic allocation (2022-10-31)

56.1 %
United States
6.5 %
Australia
4.6 %
Cash
4.6 %
Spain
4.5 %
Mexico
4.3 %
Canada
4.1 %
Japan
3.8 %
Brazil
2.8 %
Italy
2.7 %
France
2.7 %
Malaysia
3.6 %
Other
Total
100 %

Top 10 holdings (2022-10-31)

7.0 %
NextEra Energy
5.7 %
American Tower Corp
5.4 %
Transurban Group
4.4 %
Cheniere Energy
4.1 %
Southern Company
3.9 %
Sempra Energy
3.9 %
American Electric Power
3.8 %
Williams Cos
3.8 %
Rumo
3.5 %
Canadian Pacific Railway
Total
45.6 %

Sector allocation (2022-10-31)

43.4 %
Utilities
28.1 %
Industrial Goods & Services
10.3 %
Oil & Gas
6.4 %
Real Estate
2.7 %
Travel & Leisure
2.7 %
Construction & Materials
1.8 %
Telecommunications
4.6 %
Other
Total
100 %
Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure 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 Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Esch-sur-Alzette, Zurich Branch, Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich. The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document (available in Dutch, English and several other languages, see website) and the prospectus (available in English). These documents of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 60, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/en/asset-management). The information on the website is (partly) available in Dutch and English.

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.

Environmental and/or social characteristics promoted

The Kempen Global Listed Infrastructure Fund (the “Fund”) falls under the scope of article 8 of the SFDR which means that the Sub-Fund promotes environmental and/or social characteristics. By investing in infrastructure companies, clients benefit from exposure to a niche sector that offers predictable cash flows, inflation protection and diversification. The Fund believes that this asset class will enjoy secular growth, driven by digitalization, demographic changes and the energy transition.

The sector plays a key role in facilitating the global move towards a lower carbon eneRgy system (with Sustainable Development Goals Clean Energy (SDG 7) and Climate Action (SDG 13). The Fund therefore commits to the climate goals of the Paris Agreement and Dutch Climate Accord. This encompasses short-term (2025) objectives, a mid-term (2030) ambition and a long-term commitment to be net zero by 2050.

Fund carbon emission targets

ESG Investment process

The promotion of environmental and/or social characteristics is achieved through the consistent implementation of the funds ESG policy. The ESG policy is fully implemented in our strategy’s investment process across the three relevant pillars of: Exclusion, ESG integration and Active ownership.

In the investment process we assess the ESG profile of a company. We look at each company on a case-by-case basis, taking into account material risks in a given industry in combination with the company’s respective risk exposure, practices and disclosure. This includes an assessment of good governance practices. The investee companies are rated for governance aspects using external research as well as making internal assessments.Furthermore, we look into the company’s exposure to past controversies and future ESG opportunities. Based on the fundamental ESG analysis we form an opinion on the quality of a company’s ESG profile and award a score (1-5). We apply adequate due diligence measures when selecting the assets and such due diligence measures take into account sustainability risk and ESG related risks as it could help to enhance long-term risk adjusted returns for investors, in accordance with the investment objectives of the Fund.

Exclusion

The Fund applies exclusion criteria. These take into account international standards, such as UN Global Compact Framework, the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights, and our Principles for Responsible Investment commitments. The Fund applies additional exclusion criteria based on product involvement and business conduct.

Key figures

  Kempen criteria Additional criteria
Business conduct
Human Rights
Labour
Environment
Anti Corruption
Product involvement
Controversial Weapons
Tobacco
Thermal Coal
Tar Sands
Adult Entertainment
Alcohol
Animal Welfare & GMO
Gambling
Power Generation Nuclear
Power Generation Carbon Intensive
(Un)conventional Oil & Gas Extraction
Weaponry
Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure 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 Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Esch-sur-Alzette, Zurich Branch, Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich. The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document (available in Dutch, English and several other languages, see website) and the prospectus (available in English). These documents of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 60, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/en/asset-management). The information on the website is (partly) available in Dutch and English.

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.

 

SWING FACTORS

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Ongoing charges

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Management fee i
0.750 %
Service fee i
0.20 %
Taxe d'abonnement i
0.05 %
Expected ongoing charges i
1.00 %
Ongoing charges last financial year i
1.01 %
The ongoing charges figure of the last financial year relates to 2020/2021.
Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure 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 Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Esch-sur-Alzette, Zurich Branch, Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich. The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document (available in Dutch, English and several other languages, see website) and the prospectus (available in English). These documents of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 60, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/en/asset-management). The information on the website is (partly) available in Dutch and English.

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.

Share class details

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Share class
BN i
Investor type
Private
Distributing
Yes
Benchmark i
FTSE Global Core Infrastructure 50/50 Index
Investment category
Infrastructure
Universe
Global equities
Inception date
2019-08-01
Domicile
Luxembourg
May be offered to all investors in
Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom
UCITS status i
Yes
Status
Open-end i
Base currency
EUR
Share class currency
EUR
Administrator
BNP Paribas, Luxembourg Branch
Management company
Kempen Capital Management N.V.
Depositary and custodian
BNP Paribas, Luxembourg Branch
Morningstar rating â„¢

Tradability

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Minimum subscription
Initial subscription €1
Listed
no
Subscription/Redemption Frequency
Daily
ISIN i
LU1890810812
Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure 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 Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Esch-sur-Alzette, Zurich Branch, Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich. The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document (available in Dutch, English and several other languages, see website) and the prospectus (available in English). These documents of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 60, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/en/asset-management). The information on the website is (partly) available in Dutch and English.

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.
Kempen (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure 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 Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM). The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

Paying agent and representative in Switzerland is RBC Investor Services Bank S.A., Esch-sur-Alzette, Zurich Branch, Bleicherweg 7, CH-8027 Zurich. The Sub-Fund is registered with the Dutch Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM) under the license of the Fund.

The information in this document provides insufficient information for an investment decision. Please read the Key Investor Document (available in Dutch, English and several other languages, see website) and the prospectus (available in English). These documents of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 60, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855, Luxembourg and on the website of KCM (www.kempen.com/en/asset-management). The information on the website is (partly) available in Dutch and English.

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.