MS INVF Global Brands A USD

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

Managed by

William Lock

Bruno Paulson

London-based Bruno Paulson is a portfolio manager for Morgan Stanley. He is co-manager of the firm’s Global Brands funds and joined Morgan Stanley in 2009 from Sanford Bernstein, where he was a Senior Analyst covering the financial sector. Paulson has also worked as a manager at the Boston Consulting Group. He attended INSEAD, where he received an MBA. Paulson was also a Research Fellow in Political Economy at Nuffield College, Oxford University, and holds a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Keble College, Oxford.

Objective

The Global Brands Funds investment objective is to seek an attractive long term rate of return, measured in US Dollars, through investment primarily in equity securities of companies in the worlds developed countries. The Fund will invest in a concentrated portfolio of companies whose success the Company believes depends on intangible assets (for example, but not limited to, brand names, copyrights or methods of distribution) underpinning a strong business franchise.

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Performance

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

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 11.8%
2018 3.3% -5.8% 11.8% 5.7% -7.2%
2017 14.3% 8.1% 2.0% -3.4% 7.3%
2016 24.5% 5.8% 8.9% 4.4% 3.6%
2015 11.0% 4.7% -2.8% 0.0% 9.2%
2014 11.1% 0.1% 1.8% 2.9% 6.0%
2013 17.0% 16.8% -0.5% -2.8% 3.6%
2012 8.2% 8.5% -2.3% 3.1% -1.0%
2011 9.1% 2.0% 6.2% -3.7% 4.7%
2010 15.3% 11.4% -6.6% 6.5% 4.1%
2009 15.4% -11.7% 4.0% 17.3% 7.2%
2008 -2.7% -7.1% -8.1% 5.4% 8.2%
2007 7.0% 4.9% 0.7% -2.8% 4.2%
2006 5.3% 4.6% -5.1% 5.0% 1.0%
2005 23.9% 4.1% 6.2% 6.0% 5.7%
2004 5.0% -0.9% 4.7% -3.9% 5.3%
2003 13.9% -6.3% 11.2% 1.9% 7.2%
2002 -3.4% 14.2% -2.9% -11.4% -1.7%
2001 2.9% 0.8% 5.5% -8.5% 5.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC ORD 8.45%
Microsoft Corp ORD 7.05%
Unilever PLC ORD 5.28%
Visa Inc ORD 4.81%
SAP SE ORD 4.29%
Accenture PLC ORD 4.17%
Twenty-First Century Fox Inc ORD 3.94%
Philip Morris International Inc ORD 3.83%
Coca-Cola Co ORD 3.83%
Baxter International Inc ORD 3.73%
31/12/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Greece
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Iceland
  10. Ireland
  11. Italy
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Netherlands
  14. Norway
  15. Portugal
  16. Singapore
  17. Spain
  18. Sweden
  19. Switzerland
  20. Taiwan
  21. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/10/2000
  • Share Class size3,383Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0119620416

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.40%
  • Initial investment1.40%

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