Davy Global Brands Equity A Acc

Ranked 224 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.

Jonty Starbuck

Jonty Starbuck joined Davy in 2015 as fund manager of the Global Brands Equity Fund. He has 15 years of investment experience, including eight years covering European consumer companies at T Rowe Price. Prior to this, Jonty worked as a generalist supporting a global portfolio (two years at T Rowe) and four years as a sell-side Telecommunications Services equipment analyst at Morgan Stanley. Jonty holds a BSc (1st Class) and PhD in Structural and Theoretical Chemistry from Bristol University, UK.


To provide investors with long term capital growth by investing on a global basis in shares of companies which have strong brands or franchises. The Fund will invest in shares of international companies which it believes have strong global brands and franchises

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Global over : 31/03/2018 - 31/03/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 12.6%
2018 -6.6% -5.3% 6.2% 3.6% -10.3%
2017 14.4% 8.2% 3.1% -2.4% 5.1%
2016 17.2% 2.8% 5.0% 7.5% 1.1%
2015 11.8% 8.6% -3.8% -1.2% 8.4%
2014 7.2% -4.3% 2.0% 2.1% 7.6%
2013 22.6% 13.2% 1.0% 2.8% 4.3%
2012 19.6% 11.8% -2.8% 5.6% 4.1%
2011 -0.4% 1.9% 2.3% -11.5% 7.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Alphabet Inc ORD 5.10%
Nike Inc ORD 4.13%
Pernod Ricard SA ORD 3.75%
S&P Global Inc ORD 3.63%
Automatic Data Processing Inc ORD 3.52%
British American Tobacco PLC ORD 3.39%
Anheuser Busch Inbev NV ORD 3.34%
Visa Inc ORD 3.28%
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC ORD 3.25%
Accenture PLC ORD 3.22%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Ireland
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/12/2010
  • Share Class size14Mn
  • Base currencyEUR

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.68%

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