Kempen (Lux) Global Value Fund - Class I

Profile

Kempen International Funds SICAV - Kempen (Lux) Global Value Fund (the Fund) offers investors the opportunity to invest in an actively and professionally managed portfolio of listed companies worldwide that trade at a discount to their (assessed) intrinsic value.

The primary objective of the Fund is to generate a long-term return in excess of the MSCI World Value Net Total Return USD Index (the "Benchmark"), comprising capital gains or losses plus net dividend.

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 1.7 % 3.4 %
3 months 0.1 % 0.8 %
This year 9.7 % 10.4 %
2018 -9.8 % -7.4 %
Since inception (on annual basis) i -1.1 % 2.3 %
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 5.44 M 2019-02-28
Share class size
EUR 4.93 M 2019-02-28
Number of shares
5,000 2019-02-28
Net Asset Value i
EUR 997.63 2019-03-20

Fund characteristics per 2019-02-28

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  Fund Benchmark
Number of holdings 58
Dividend yield i 4.06 %
Active share i 97.09 %
Kempen (Lux) Global Value 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 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 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

This is the second monthly report for the Kempen Global Value Fund. The Fund continued the positive absolute January performance also this month, but underperformed its benchmark, the MSCI World Value Total Return Net Index.

The investment objective of the Fund is to invest in a portfolio of listed companies worldwide that trade at a discount to their intrinsic value. When investing, the focus will be on strong valuation discipline, cash generation and rational capital allocation. We conservatively estimate the fundamental value of a business and buy with a sufficient discount to create a margin of safety for potential mistakes. The Fund combines a business owner’s mindset with a rational investment process. Historically, value has outperformed growth over the long-term, but value has underperformed growth for an unprecedented period by now. As we believe in reversion to the mean, value investing could offer an attractive investment opportunity going forward.

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) continued to boost sentiment. In addition, the earnings season has been better than expected.

Portfolio developments per 2019-02-28

As mentioned, the Fund lagged its index, mainly because of negative stock selection. Among the weaker performing stocks in February were Leopalace21 Corp and Antero Resources. Japanese Leopalace21 constructs and leases apartments. Before we bought a position, the share price had dropped significantly as the company had issues with a range of its apartments which would create additional costs to fix the issues, and reduce occupancy rates in the meantime. Taking into account the elevated expenses and lower occupancy rates we entered this position as we continued to have a margin of safety for further headwinds. This month the company announced that it would have to take additional provisions as the company found more apartments with issues. Although the additional provisions have decreased the intrinsic value of the company, after the share price drop we believe the risk reward is interesting and we added some to our position. US oil & gas company Antero Resources was weak as one of the main shareholders sold part of its stake which created some selling pressure. Furthermore, the company did not benefit from the stronger oil price as their exposure to NGL’s (National Gas Liquids like Propane and Butane) decoupled a bit from the oil price in February. The strongest performer was Arcadis, the Dutch engineering firm. The company announced strong fourth quarter results with improvements in cash flow and balance sheet because of this, after which the shares rallied.

We believe overall global stock market valuations are elevated, although Emerging and European markets still offers some pockets of attractively valued opportunities. The North American market is quite expensive. A firm may appear attractive based on its price to earnings ratio or other headline multiple, but if margins and/or revenue 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 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.
Kempen (Lux) Global Value 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 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 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 1.7 % 3.4 %
3 months 0.1 % 0.8 %
This year 9.7 % 10.4 %
2018 -9.8 % -7.4 %
Since inception (on annual basis) i -1.1 % 2.3 %
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 Value 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 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 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.

Geographic allocation (2019-02-28)

15.9 %
United States
14.9 %
United Kingdom
10.8 %
Netherlands
9.0 %
Japan
6.7 %
Korea Republic Of
4.8 %
France
4.3 %
Russia
4.1 %
Italy
3.2 %
Luxembourg
3.1 %
Canada
2.1 %
Switzerland
2.0 %
Hong Kong
1.9 %
Portugal
1.8 %
Bermuda
1.8 %
Sweden
1.8 %
Germany
1.7 %
Cayman Islands
1.7 %
Denmark
1.0 %
Finland
0.9 %
Belgium
1.9 %
Other
4.3 %
Cash
Totaal
100 %

Top 10 holdings (2019-02-28)

3.2 %
Cardinal Health
3.1 %
Capital One Financial
2.8 %
ING Groep
2.4 %
Aercap
2.3 %
Lukoil (US)
2.2 %
WestJet Airlines
2.2 %
EasyJet
2.1 %
BP
2.1 %
Bridgestone
2.1 %
Enel
Totaal
24.4 %

Sector allocation (2019-02-28)

13.8 %
Banks
11.0 %
Industrial Goods & Services
9.3 %
Oil & Gas
8.0 %
Basic Resources
6.7 %
Insurance
5.7 %
Construction & Materials
5.2 %
Health Care
5.0 %
Retail
4.7 %
Automobiles & Parts
4.5 %
Telecommunications
4.4 %
Travel & Leisure
3.8 %
Utilities
2.8 %
Media
2.0 %
Hong Kong
1.9 %
Technology
1.7 %
Personal & Household Goods
1.7 %
Chemicals
1.2 %
Money Market Funds
1.0 %
Financial Services
0.9 %
Food & Beverage
0.4 %
Japan
4.3 %
Other
Totaal
100 %
Kempen (Lux) Global Value 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 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 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
0.70 %
Service fee i
0.20 %
Taxe d'abonnement i
0.01 %
Expected ongoing charges i
0.91 %

Other costs

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Upward swing factor i
0.25 %
Downward swing factor i
0.15 %
Kempen (Lux) Global Value 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 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 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
I i
Investor type
Institutional
Distributing
No
Benchmark i
MSCI World Value Net Total Return USD Index
Investment category
Other
Universum
Global equities
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.
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
LU1813857742
Kempen (Lux) Global Value 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 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 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 Value 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 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 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.

Kempen (Lux) Global Value 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 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 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.