GIS RAE Emerging Markets Fund

ISIN: IE00BWX4BS70

Updated 07 August 2020

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  • DAILY NAV (USD)
    10.65
  • DAILY YTD RETURN
    -18.08%
  • TOTAL NET ASSETS (USD)
    74 MM
    (as of 31/07/2020)
  • TOTAL NET ASSETS (USD)
    74 MM
    (as of 31/07/2020)
  • CLASS
    Equities
  • CLASS INCEPTION DATE
    30/06/2015
  • CLASS
    Equities
  • CLASS INCEPTION DATE
    30/06/2015

Objective

The investment objective is to seek a total return which exceeds that of its benchmark index namely, the MSCI Emerging Markets Value Index.

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Overview

Fund Overview

Time-tested systematic approach to emerging markets equity investing

The fund invests in a diversified portfolio of emerging markets stocks using the Research Affiliates Equity (RAE) strategy, an innovative value approach designed to outperform the MSCI Emerging Markets Value Index.

Why Invest In This Fund

Capitalizes on market inefficiencies

RAE selects and weights stocks based on fundamental measures of company size including sales, cash flow, dividends, and book value. By removing price from the portfolio construction process, this value fund aims to buy low and sell high, and to outperform its benchmark over time.

Enhanced by active insights

Starting with fundamental weighting, the strategy then refines these weights byincorporating active insights into quality, momentum, style and size with the goal of further enhancingreturns. These insights continually evolve based on the ongoing research of the portfolio managers.

Offers the benefits of investing systematic equity strategy

The fund’s unique rules-based approach seeks aconsistent investment process and a contrarian portfolio designed to deliver market outperformance.

Our Expertise

PIMCO has partnered with Research Affiliates to deliverequity strategies since 2005.

BENCHMARK

MSCI Emerging Markets Value Index

BENCHMARK DESCRIPTION

The MSCI Emerging Markets Value Index captures large and mid-cap securities exhibiting overall value style characteristics across 24 emerging markets countries. The value investment style characteristics for index construction of the MSCI Emerging Markets Value Index are defined using three variables: book value to price, 12-month forward earnings to price and dividend yield.

DIVIDEND FREQUENCY

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VAG Compliance

Traspasable

Yes

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Managers

Robert Arnott

Founder and Chairman, Research Affiliates

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Chris Brightman

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Yields & Distributions