DWS Invest Africa LC

Ranked 10 out of 13 in - Africa over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Objective

The objective of the investment policy of is to achieve an appreciation as high as possible of capital invested. In order to achieve this, the fund invests primarily in equities of issuers that have their registered office in Africa or that conduct their principal business activity in Africa or which, as holding companies, hold primarily interests in companies registered in Africa, in particular South Africa, Egypt, Mauritius, Nigeria, Morocco and Kenya. In addition, the fund may invest in domestic and foreign issuers that do not satisfy the requirements of the preceding sentence. In this context, the selection of individual investments is the responsibility of the fund management.

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Performance

Africa over : 31/05/2018 - 31/05/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 1.9%
2018 -12.7% 2.7% -4.3% -7.7% -3.7%
2017 11.1% 1.9% 1.0% 1.5% 6.4%
2016 17.0% 6.0% 8.0% 7.5% -5.0%
2015 -19.6% 5.1% -9.1% -13.8% -2.4%
2014 -10.2% -3.7% 5.3% -1.0% -10.6%
2013 -9.4% 3.1% -12.8% 1.4% -0.7%
2012 4.5% 10.7% -8.2% 9.9% -6.4%
2011 -24.4% -7.8% -1.2% -18.3% 1.5%
2010 32.8% 14.4% -8.9% 10.7% 15.1%
2009 62.2% 3.7% 28.6% 20.9% 0.6%
2008 -4.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2019

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Orascom Development Egypt SAE ORD 7.34%
Seplat Petroleum Development Company PLC ORD 5.37%
Credit Agricole Egypt SAE ORD 5.01%
Safaricom Plc ORD 4.61%
Guaranty Trust Bank PLC DR 4.47%
Naspers Ltd ORD 3.96%
Commercial International Bank Egypt SAE ORD 3.87%
Talaat Mostafa Group Holding Co SAE ORD 3.84%
EFG Hermes Holdings SAE ORD 3.82%
Absa Group Ltd ORD 3.27%
30/04/2019

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Chile
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Italy
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Norway
  10. Portugal
  11. Spain
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland
  14. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/07/2008
  • Share Class size22Mn
  • Base currencyUnits
  • ISIN LU0329759764

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.75%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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