Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation Fund

Profile

Kempen International Funds SICAV – Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation Fund (the Fund) is primarily created for long-term investors and offers the opportunity to invest in a diversified portfolio of global publicly traded shares of companies open to stakeholders and environmental, social and governance criteria in their strategy. The Fund aims to select investments focusing on long-term and sustainable growth.

Investments in the Fund are screened by an independent data provider to assess compliance with environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria.

Management team

Richard Klijnstra, Mark Oud, Martijn Kleinbussink

Performance per 2019-04-30 (rebased)

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Performance per 2019-04-30

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1 month 5.0 %
3 months 13.0 %
This year 19.8 %
2018 -9.3 %
Since inception (on annual basis) i 8.6 %
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 5.53 M 2019-04-30
Share class size
EUR 5.43 M 2019-04-30
Number of shares
5,000 2019-04-30
Net Asset Value i
EUR 1,053.54 2019-05-22

Fund characteristics per 2019-04-30

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  Fund
Number of holdings 35
Dividend yield i 1.90 %
Weighted average market capitalization i EUR 133,792 M
P/E ratio i 19.23
Active share i 91.96 %
Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation 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. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

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 of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg 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.

 

Portfolio developments per 2019-04-30

The strong market rally of the first quarter persisted last month. The fund earned a return of 5.0% in April. The fund does not have a performance benchmark. The industrial, consumer discretionary and technology sectors made the largest positive contributions. A negative contribution to the return came from healthcare.

Kion Group, Valeo and Microsoft accounted for the largest contributions to the performance. Kion published strong first quarter figures in its Supply Chain Solutions segment, with growth of 52% in the order book and 21% revenue growth. The equity price of Valeo rallied after it reported outperformance versus the general automotive industry in the first quarter. Microsoft briefly enjoyed a market capitalisation of over $1 trillion due to persisting growth in the cloud business in the third quarter of 2018. Contrary to expectations, the traditional server business continues to grow steadily.

AstraZeneca, Roche and Novo Nordisk made the largest negative contributions. Pharmaceutical equities were weak as a result of sector rotation driven by potential new legislation in the US. Market sentiment surrounding AstraZeneca remained negative in the wake of an equity placement in March for the further development of cancer treatment medicine DS-8201. Roche was weak in spite of improving its outlook for 2019.

Lonza Group, a globally-operating life sciences company, was included in the portfolio in April. The company develops and manufactures pharmaceutical ingredients aimed at improving the health of consumers. Lonza is attempting to become market leader in quality and reliability, innovation and organic ingredients.

Pharmaceutical companies increasingly make use of companies such as Lonza in their production processes. This is partly due to growing complexity and corresponding costs. Long-term partnerships and joint ventures with specialist companies are a solution here. Examples include the joint ventures Lonza has with companies such as Sanofi and Chr. Hansen.

With a view to being a winner tomorrow, Lonza is leading the way in the development of medicines and ingredients for the future. Examples include investment in cell and gene therapies and micro-organisms. There are only a handful of companies that can do this, placing Lonza in an attractive position.

Lonza is an excellent operator that scores outstandingly well in terms of corporate governance, anti-corruption and human capital development.

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What kind of companies do we seek?
We seek profitable companies undergoing structural growth that will create shareholder value in the long term alongside a clear social mandate.

The best results are achieved if the interests of all the stakeholders are aligned. This requires not only products and services but also operations to be in line with the wishes and requirements of society (licence to operate).

Moreover, the companies need to have sufficient opportunities for growth to be able to invest at an attractive return (innovation and expansion).

In order to sustain earnings growth over the long term, companies need to enjoy sustainable competitive advantages compared to existing and new competitors (strong strategic position).

The role of management
We expect management to pursue a long-term strategy in addition to conducting sound day-to-day management. The risks and opportunities relating to ESG need to be clearly incorporated, backed up by sensible investment plans that respond to long-term trends and match the company’s strategic positioning andgrowth opportunities.

Quality and valuation
We believe the selected companies are above-average quality in terms of strategy and operations and are capable of creating long-term value for all stakeholders. Depending on the absolute valuation of their equities, they could form an interesting long-term addition to the portfolio.
Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation 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. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

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 of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg 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.

Performance per 2019-04-30 (rebased)

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Performance per 2019-04-30

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  Fund
1 month 5.0 %
3 months 13.0 %
This year 19.8 %
2018 -9.3 %
Since inception (on annual basis) i 8.6 %
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
No
Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation 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. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

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 of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg 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.

Geographic allocation (2019-04-30)

51.0 %
United States
11.1 %
United Kingdom
7.5 %
Germany
6.0 %
France
5.0 %
Switzerland
3.0 %
Netherlands
2.9 %
Sweden
2.8 %
Ireland
2.8 %
Norway
1.9 %
Denmark
1.7 %
Spain
2.5 %
Other
1.8 %
Cash
Total
100 %

Top 10 holdings (2019-04-30)

4.5 %
Mastercard
4.5 %
Microsoft
3.7 %
Alphabet Class A
3.6 %
Nike Inc Class B
3.4 %
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton
3.3 %
Cisco
3.2 %
Deere & Company
3.1 %
Marsh & McLennan Companies
3.1 %
IQVIA Holdings
3.1 %
Roche Holding
Total
35.6 %

Sector allocation (2019-04-30)

19.5 %
Industrial Goods & Services
15.1 %
Health Care
11.4 %
Personal & Household Goods
10.8 %
Technology
8.2 %
Retail
7.4 %
Banks
6.6 %
Chemicals
5.8 %
Food & Beverage
5.4 %
Insurance
2.9 %
Financial Services
2.6 %
Automobiles & Parts
2.5 %
Telecommunications
1.8 %
Other
Total
100 %
Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation 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. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

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 of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg 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.

Ongoing charges

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Management fee i
0.50 %
Service fee i
0.20 %
Taxe d'abonnement i
0.01 %
Expected ongoing charges i
0.71 %

Other costs

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Upward swing factor i
0.25 %
Downward swing factor i
0.15 %
Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation 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. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

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 of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg 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.

Share class details

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Share class
I i
Investor type
Institutional
Distributing
No
Investment category
Sustainable Value Creation
Universum
Global equities
Inception date
2018-09-03
Domicile
Luxembourg
May be offered to professional investors only in
Luxembourg, 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.
Depositary and custodian
J.P. Morgan Bank Luxembourg S.A.

Tradability

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Minimum subscription
Initial subscription: €50,000, additional subscriptions: €10,000
Listed
no
Subscription/Redemption Frequency
Daily
ISIN i
LU1854903868
Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation 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. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

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 of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg 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.
Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation 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. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

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 of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg 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.

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.

Kempen (Lux) Global Sustainable Value Creation 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. The Sub-Fund is registered with The Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets under the license of the Fund.

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 of the Fund are available at the registered office of the Fund located at 6H, route de Trèves, L-2633 Senningerberg, Luxembourg 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.