Davy ESG Equity Fund A Acc

Ranked 129 out of 752 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Des Flood

Des Flood has 28 years of experience within the fund management industry. He joined Davy from Bloxham Asset Management in 2012, as part of the Bloxham acquisition. Des previously worked as a senior fund manager at Bank of Ireland Asset Management (BIAM) with responsibility for European and global portfolios. Prior to that, Des worked for Hibernian Investment Managers as head of equities, with National Mutual of Australia and at Paribas Capital Markets. Des holds a Master of Arts in Economics from University College Dublin and is a member of the CFA Institute.

Brian Kennedy

Brian Kennedy is a fund manager at Davy Asset Management, with responsibility for the Davy Ethical Equity Fund. Prior to joining Davy Asset Management in 2015, Kennedy was a member of the global equity team at Allianz Global Investors in London, where he was focused on sustainable global equity portfolios as part of a team responsible for over €30 billion in sustainable investments. Previously, he was on the graduate programme at Capital International, also in London. Kennedy holds a BA in psychology from University College Dublin and an MSc from the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. He holds the Investment Management Certificate and was nominated in the Best New Entrant and Best Ethical Fund at the 2016 Sustainable Investment Awards.


The funds objective is to provide investors with long term capital growth by investing globally, primarily, in equities of companies.The Investment Manager will seek to invest in companies that will make a positive contribution to society and/or act to safeguard the environment and/or that promote Fair Trade. The Fund will seek to avoid companies that are primarily involved in armaments, gambling, tobacco and pornography. The Fund will seek to avoid companies with a record of violating fundamental humanitarian principles or violating human rights, as well as companies that conduct or commission animal testing for cosmetic or toiletry purposes or make use of child labour.

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Global over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019
  • Rank 129/752 Total Return
  • Rank 210/752 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 211/752 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Loss
209 Sarasin Global Dividend (Sterling Hedged) A Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



210 Stryx World Growth USD U I GBP


211 Davy ESG Equity Fund A Acc GBP


211 State Street MultiFactor Global ESG Equity Fund GBP


213 BNY Mellon Long-Term Global Equity A EUR GBP


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 9.3%
2018 -0.5% -4.3% 8.1% 6.9% -10.0%
2017 11.4% 4.4% 0.5% 0.6% 5.5%
2016 20.8% 1.3% 6.4% 6.7% 5.1%
2015 5.9% 6.5% -4.6% -4.4% 9.0%
2014 8.0% -3.3% 2.8% 3.0% 5.5%
2013 17.6% 12.4% -1.5% 2.0% 4.2%
2012 15.3% 10.7% -6.0% 6.2% 4.3%
2011 -11.9% 6.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Microsoft Corp ORD 4.29%
Alphabet Inc ORD 3.94%
Apple Inc ORD 3.63%
EUR Cash 3.30%
Visa Inc ORD 3.27%
JPMorgan Chase & Co ORD 2.97%
Merck & Co Inc ORD 2.65%
Mondelez International Inc ORD 2.44%
Medtronic PLC ORD 2.29%
BP PLC ORD 2.26%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Ireland
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date10/05/2011
  • Share Class size15Mn
  • Base currencyEUR

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment100


Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).