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Robeco Indian Equities D USD

Index: MSCI India Index (Net Return, USD)
ISIN: LU0571488617
  • Focused investment in Indian equities
  • Disciplined fundamental approach to benefit from Indian growth story driven by trends such as rising domestic consumption and infrastructure expansion.
  • Combining local market expertise with international asset-manager strength.
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About this fund

Robeco Indian Equities invests in stocks listed on the major Indian stock exchanges. The selection of these stocks is based on fundamental analysis. The fund focuses on largecap stocks, supplemented by select high-conviction midcap stocks. Managed by our Asia-Pacific team in Hong Kong, the fund combines the market expertise of local Indian investment adviser Canara Robeco (Mumbai) with Robeco's operational strength as an international asset manager.

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Robeco Indian Equities D USD

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Market development

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Market sentiment was impacted by various factors like investor concerns in companies having high promoter pledged shares, uncertainties surrounding the outcome of the upcoming General Elections, heightened geopolitical tensions between India and Pakistan. MSCI India (USD) was down marginally by 0.1% in February, performing largely in line with MSCI EM (+0.1%). The Indian rupee marginally appreciated by 0.1% and ended the month at 70.8/USD. Headline CPI inflation was 2% for the month. Key outperforming sectors were communication services, consumer discretionary and materials, while industrials, financials and consumer staples were notable laggards. Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) recorded strong inflows of USD 2.3 bn in equities, whereas Domestic Institutional Investors (Dlls) were net buyers of equities at USD 647 m. RBI cut the policy rates by 25 bps, coupling it with a change in stance from ‘calibrated tightening’ to ‘neutral’ in the MPC meeting held on 7 February. India’s 18Q4 GDP growth came in at 6.6%.

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Currency policy

The fund is allowed to pursue an active currency policy to generate extra returns.

Dividend policy

The fund does not distribute dividend; any income earned is reinvested.

ESG Integration policy

For Robeco Indian Equities, our focus regarding ESG integration is on corporate governance and in our fundamental assessment of companies we analyze the factor 'management and corporate governance'. We look at the historical behavior of the company vis-a-vis the protection of minority-shareholder interests. Also we investigate the composition of the board and appreciate a higher content of truly independent board members. Finally, we will assess the quality of the audit committee as it is a first protection against fraud. In the quantitative ranking that we use, one of the factors is the RobecoSAM Company score.

Investment policy

The fund has a predominant focus on large caps with select high-conviction mid-cap ideas. The fund follows an active, predominantly bottom-up investment approach with a focus on fundamentally sound companies which are likely to deliver superior capital appreciation over the investment horizon. The fund seeks to be fully invested and has an active currency policy. Risk management is fully embedded in the investment process to ensure that the fund's positions remain within set limits at all times.

Risk policy

Monitored by an independent department in Rotterdam, risk management is fully integrated into the investment process to ensure that positions always meet predefined guidelines.

Expectation of fund manager

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Current macroeconomic conditions and valuations are supportive for equity markets, considering expectations of acceleration in corporate earnings growth over next three years. Central Government elections are due in few months and the major concern is a weak coalition government. However, in the last few weeks sentiments changed towards winning of incumbent government in the forthcoming election. This led to some recovery in midcap stocks. Market valuation (MSCI India) at 16.5x 1-year forward PE is close to the 10-year average which provides reasonable comfort for the medium term.

Team Asia-Pacific
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Team Asia-Pacific

The Asia-Pacific Equities investment team consists of five investment professionals with an average experience of 13 years, combining complementary skills and worldwide investment backgrounds. The team's portfolio managers place local insights into the context of a wider regional and global perspective. The experience of the Asia-Pacific Equities investment team is strengthened by the local expertise of the Indian Investment Advisor, Canara Robeco.

Details

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ISINLU0571488617
BloombergROBIEDU LX
Valoren12204991
WKNA12GVQ
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1st quotation date1300838400000
Close financial year31-12
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Fiscal product treatment

The fund is established in Luxembourg and is subject to the Luxembourg tax laws and regulations. The fund is not liable to pay any corporation, income, dividend or capital gains tax in Luxembourg. The fund is subject to an annual subscription tax ('tax d'abonnement') in Luxembourg, which amounts to 0.05% of the net asset value of the fund. This tax is included in the net asset value of the fund. The fund can in principle use the Luxembourg treaty network to partially recover any withholding tax on its income.

Fiscal treatment of investor

The fiscal consequences of investing in this fund depend on the investor's personal situation. For private investors in the Netherlands real interest and dividend income or capital gains received on their investments are not relevant for tax purposes. Each year investors pay income tax on the value of their net assets as at 1 January if and inasmuch as such net assets exceed the investor’s tax-free allowance. Any amount invested in the fund forms part of the investor's net assets. Private investors who are resident outside the Netherlands will not be taxed in the Netherlands on their investments in the fund. However, such investors may be taxed in their country of residence on any income from an investment in this fund based on the applicable national fiscal laws. Other fiscal rules apply to legal entities or professional investors. We advise investors to consult their financial or tax adviser about the tax consequences of an investment in this fund in their specific circumstances before deciding to invest in the fund.

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