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Robeco BP Global Premium Equities D USD

Reference index: MSCI World Index (Net Return, USD)
ISIN: LU0951559797
  • Award winning unconstrained Global equity strategy
  • Managed by a highly experienced team of bottom-up value investment professionals
  • Focus on 'characteristics that work': Valuation, Fundamentals and Momentum
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About this fund

Robeco BP Global Premium Equities is a fund that invests across market capitalizations, regions and sectors in a flexible manner in developed countries across the world. The selection of these stocks is based on fundamental analysis. The portfolio is consistently built from the bottom up to exhibit attractive valuation, strong business fundamentals and improving business momentum.

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Market development

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Global equity markets as measured by the MSCI World Index were in positive territory in September following a disappointing month of August. The US-China trade war continued to be top headline over the past quarter, while equity markets were further spooked when the 10-year Treasury rate slid below the 2-year rate for the first time since 2007.

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Currency policy

The fund does not apply an active currency policy, currency exposure is driven by security selection.

Dividend policy

The fund aims to achieve optimum return on investments within predetermined risk limits.There is no active dividend policy.

ESG Integration policy

For Robeco BP Global Premium Equities, ESG factors are qualitatively considered on an individual basis in the fundamental analysis but are not structurally integrated in the investment process.

Investment policy

Robeco BP Global Premium Equities invests across the globe in stocks that meet our Three Circles criteria. We seek out attractive valuation, quality businesses, and positive business momentum. The portfolio will always exhibit these characteristics as the portfolio manager can invest in the largest possible universe. Robeco BP Global Premium Equities's management is taken care of by Robeco Boston Partners. This wholly-owned U.S. Robeco subsidiary specializes in value-biased equity investing and boasts an excellent reputation. Boston Partners' investment policy is well known for its unique combination of value-oriented investing, thorough internal research and careful risk management. Wealth preservation comes first. Fund manager Christopher Hart and his team select stocks with a large market capitalization that show good value. The company's fundamentals must be sound. In the stock selection process, carefully developed models are used. Meetings with the companies' management and assessment of corporate data are other essential elements of the selection process.

Risk policy

Risk management is fully embedded in the investment process to ensure that the fund's positions remain within set limits at all times.

Expectation of fund manager

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Hidden beneath the headline political and economic news, was the pronounced outperformance of value investing over growth and momentum investing during September. Over the trailing 5 years, the MSCI World Growth Index and MSCI Momentum Index have soundly outperformed the MSCI World Value Index. Much of this outperformance can be attributed to multiple expansion. The valuation multiples of recent winners (momentum) and the bond proxies have become overly optimistic. We are cautious, and do not predict a sustained rotation to value, but the magnitude of value’s recent outperformance shows that the market is beginning to critically question the investment thesis underpinning many growth stories.

Christopher Hart, CFA, Joshua White, CFA, Joshua Jones
Christopher Hart, CFA, Joshua White, CFA, Joshua Jones

Christopher Hart, CFA, Joshua White, CFA, Joshua Jones

Mr. Hart is a senior portfolio manager for Boston Partners Global Equity and International Equity products. Prior to this, he was the portfolio manager for the Boston Partners International Small Cap Value product and before that, an assistant portfolio manager for the Boston Partners Small Cap Value products for three years. Previously, he was a research analyst and specialized in conglomerates, engineering and construction, building, machinery, aerospace & defense, and REITs sectors of the equity market. He joined the firm from Fidelity Investments where he was a research analyst. Mr. Hart holds a B.S. degree in finance, with a concentration in corporate finance from Clemson University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. He has more than 25 years of investment experience. Mr. Jones is a portfolio manager on Boston Partners Global and International products. Prior to this role, he was a research analyst specializing in the energy, metals and mining sectors of the equity market and was a global generalist. He joined the firm from Cambridge Associates where he was a consulting associate specializing in hedge fund clients. Mr. Jones holds a B.A. degree in economics from Bowdoin College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. He has eleven years of investment experience. Mr. White is a portfolio manager on Boston Partners Global and International strategies. Prior to this role, he was a global generalist providing fundamental research on global equities. Prior to this, Mr. White, managed a portion of the Boston Partners Long/Short Research strategy while covering multiple economic sectors including basic industries, consumer durables, and capital goods. Mr. White holds a B.A. degree in mathematics from Middlebury College. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation and has twelve years of industry experience.

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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.

All documents have been registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (“MAS”).

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