International Shares Fund

A combination of the world’s best businesses and smaller, attractively-priced opportunities, our International Shares Fund offers you access to a unique portfolio of global shares.

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International Shares Fund

Unit prices at at 10/02/2017

$ 1.700
Buy Price
$ 1.697
Mid Price
$ 1.693
Redemption Price

The Portfolio

The International Shares Fund is comprised of securities listed on stock exchanges around the world. An investment in this fund offers you a combination of large blue chip companies and smaller, deep-value opportunities with the potential for higher returns.

  • Typically invested in 20-40 securities around the world, our International Fund provides a more concentrated portfolio than most but offers greater diversification in comparison to our Australian Shares Fund.
  • Predominantly focused on North American and European markets which have established legal frameworks and stable political systems; up to 20% of the International Fund can theoretically be invested in emerging markets, but to date the exposure has been minimal.
  • The research process is undertaken by analysts in Europe and the United States, providing local knowledge and 24-hour access to markets and companies.
  • The currency exposure that arises from owning foreign stocks is not hedged back to Australian dollars. This offers Australian investors potential diversification benefits through foreign currency exposure.
International Shares Fund

Unit prices at at 10/02/2017

$ 1.700
Buy Price
$ 1.697
Mid Price
$ 1.693
Redemption Price

Performance

29.74%
1 year
16.44% p.a
2 year
11.94% p.a
3 year

Performance

As at 31 January 2017 | Inception Date: 08/02/2013

  1 year 2 year 3 year Since inception Annualised Since inception Cumulative
International Shares Fund 29.74% 16.44% p.a 11.94% p.a 18.02% p.a 93.40%
MSCI ACWI IMI 10.63% 6.50% p.a 10.50% p.a 16.04% p.a. 80.77%
Value Added 19.10% 9.93% p.a 1.43% p.a 1.99% p.a. 12.63%

*Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Fundhost and Forager Funds Management do not guarantee investment performance or distributions, and the value of your investment may rise or fall. 

 

The Forager International Shares Fund reports each month on its performance and portfolio activity. At the end of each quarter, a more detailed Quarterly Report is published.

Prior to 30 June 2014, the Forager International Fund was known as the Intelligent Investor International Fund. Whilst this is the same fund and investment team, reports prior to that date use the former name.

Fees

1.55%
Management & expense recovery fee
$0
Performance fee
$0
Establishment & withdrawal Fees

Due to the potential random impact of currency movements on any one year’s returns, we don’t believe a performance fee is suitable for this Fund. Instead, investors should be reassured by the fact that a significant portion of the staff’s own money is invested alongside theirs. This, we believe, is a genuine alignment of interests.

There is a buy spread of +0.25% and a sell spread of -0.25% on fund units which covers the cost of brokerage. The Management Fee is accounted for in the calculation of the weekly Unit Price at Friday’s close. Applications received during the week are processed the following Tuesday and redemptions are also processed weekly.

Reports

Date
Monthly Report: International Fund January 2017 Download Report
Quarterly Report December 2016 View Now | Download Report
Monthly Report: International Fund November 2016 Download Report
Monthly Report: International Fund October 2016 Download Report
Quarterly Report: September 2016 View Now | Download Report

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