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An actively managed global equity strategy with a long-term performance heritage
Benefits from a broad perspective owing to our global, thematic outlook
Flexibility to deviate from the benchmark and to invest directly in a range of opportunities globally
Stock selection driven by bottom-up proprietary research which incorporates consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, issues and opportunities
Our philosophy and process
The strategy is conviction-based, with no regional or sector constraints. A constantly evolving and forward-looking approach seeks to anticipate change, manage risk, and identify opportunities.
Material and relevant ESG risks, issues and opportunities are considered as part of the investment process.
Every time we consider a security or look at an industry or country, it’s in the context of what’s happening across the world. We believe the investment landscape is shaped over the long term by some key trends, and we use a range of global investment themes to capture these.
Our Global Equity strategy is managed by a team with a wide range of backgrounds and varied experience. Our investment team of research analysts and portfolio managers works together across regions and sectors, helping to ensure that our investment process is highly flexible. Guided by our global investment themes, we seek to identify opportunities and risks through research and debate.
years’ average investment experience
years’ average time at Newton
Head of Global Opportunities
Portfolio manager, Global Opportunities team
Karen Miki Behr
Portfolio manager, Global Opportunities team
Portfolio analyst, Global Opportunities team
Portfolio manager, Global Opportunities team
The strategy seeks to outperform the MSCI ACWI Index (NDR) by more than 2% per annum over rolling 5-year periods by achieving long-term capital growth from a portfolio of global securities.
MSCI AC World Index (NDR)
Typical number of equity holdings
50 to 80
A$6.0bn (as at 30 Sept 2022)
Composite inception: 1 April 1995
Your capital may be at risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the original amount invested.
Newton will make investment decisions that are not based solely on ESG considerations. Other attributes of an investment may outweigh ESG considerations when making investment decisions. The way that ESG considerations are assessed may vary depending on the asset class and strategy involved. The research team performs ESG quality reviews on equity securities prior to their addition to Newton’s research recommended list (RRL). ESG quality reviews are not performed for all fixed income securities. The portfolio managers may purchase equity securities that are not included on the RRL and which do not have ESG quality reviews. Not all securities held by Newton’s strategies have an ESG quality review completed prior to investment, although since 2020 it has been a requirement for all (single name) equity securities to have an ESG quality review before they are purchased for the first time.
Key investment risks
Objective/performance risk: There is no guarantee that the strategy will achieve its objectives.
Currency risk: This strategy invests in international markets which means it is exposed to changes in currency rates which could affect the value of the strategy.
Derivatives risk: Derivatives are highly sensitive to changes in the value of the asset from which their value is derived. A small movement in the value of the underlying asset can cause a large movement in the value of the derivative. This can increase the sizes of losses and gains, causing the value of your investment to fluctuate. When using derivatives, the strategy can lose significantly more than the amount it has invested in derivatives.
Emerging markets risk: Emerging Markets have additional risks due to less-developed market practices.
Concentration risk: A fall in the value of a single investment may have a significant impact on the value of the strategy because it typically invests in a limited number of investments.
Counterparty risk: The insolvency of any institutions providing services such as custody of assets or acting as a counterparty to derivatives or other contractual arrangements, may expose the strategy to financial loss.
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Material in this publication is for general information only. The opinions expressed in this document are those of Newton and should not be construed as investment advice or recommendations for any purchase or sale of any specific security or commodity. Certain information contained herein is based on outside sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy is not guaranteed. You should consult your advisor to determine whether any particular investment strategy is appropriate. This material is for institutional investors only. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Your capital may be at risk. The value of investments and the income from them can fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the original amount invested.
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