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Performance and Yield

Current gross yield= 3.6% (as of 26/01/2016, source: Bloomberg)


* Distribution A GBP - Please note that the fund performance is from 12 noon to 12 noon, whilst index performance is close of business to close of business. Sources: SAMI, Morningstar, Sanlam FOUR, IA and MSCI | Inception date 30.12.14 | Performance data to 28 January 2016
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A brief summary of the Sanlam FOUR US Dividend Income Fund…

  • The fund aims to outperform the US equities market over a full economic cycle but with a lower level of volatility.
  • Targets capital growth over the long term whilst providing a high income stream.
  • 40 to 60 holdings across the market cap spectrum with a clear and strong value bias.
  • Seeks to identify the most attractively valued securities where they have identified the potential for significant upside to current share price and takes high conviction positions in those opportunities.
  • Although the team will give consideration to the macroeconomic backdrop, emphasis is very much on building a portfolio of outstanding companies from a bottom up basis.

The fund manager…

  • Adour joined Sanlam FOUR from ING (New York) where he managed the ING (L) Invest US High Dividend Fund from 2007 until 2014. During this period he increased fund assets from US$100 million to US$1.7 billion.
  • Within the US funds peer group, his previous fund ranked in the top decile over 5 year periods, and top quartile over 3 and 1 year periods. Over rolling periods of 5 years or longer the fund has outperformed its benchmark 100% of the time.
  • Averaged 5 stars Morningstar over the manager’s tenure at ING.
  • At Sanlam FOUR, the manager is invested fully in the fund with a significant equity stake.
This document has been prepared by Sanlam FOUR Investments UK Limited (“ Sanlam FOUR”) which is a limited liability company incorporated in England & Wales with registered number 5809399 and having its registered office at 1 Ely Place, London EC1N 6RY. Sanlam FOUR is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The Fund is a sub-fund of Sanlam Universal Funds plc, an open-ended umbrella type investment company, with segregated liability between its sub-funds, authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland as an Undertaking for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS). The Sanlam Universal Funds Plc full prospectus, the Fund supplement and Key Investor Information document (KIID) is available in English and free of charge from the Manager, the Investment Manager or at www.sanlam.ie. Any investment application will be made solely on the basis of the information contained in the Prospectus (including all relevant covering documents), which will contain investment restrictions. This document is intended as a summary only and potential investors must read the Prospectus before investing. Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Performance is net of fees. Fees were previously 1.0% prior to 31st August 2012. The market value of, and the income derived from, the shares of the Fund may fluctuate in accordance with: the values of the investments held by the Fund and other market conditions. Investors may not get back the full value of their investment. There can be no guarantee that the investment objectives of the Fund will be met. There will be times when the Fund’s investment performance will be quite unlike that of any stock market index, which may or may not be to the advantage of the Fund. This report does not constitute an offer, invitation or solicitation. The information and opinions contained in this report are subject to change without notice. This report has been issued and approved by Sanlam FOUR. Please note that the fund performance is from 12 noon to 12 noon, whilst index performance is close of business to close of business. Changes in exchange rates may have an adverse effect on the value price or income of the product. Investment in this Fund should be viewed as medium to long term. Sources for data: This document does not constitute or form any part of any offer or invitation to issue or other solicitation of any offer to subscribe for or recommendation to issue, acquire, sell or arrange any transaction in any securities. Sources for data: Sanlam FOUR, SAMI. KB0216(3)0416 UK Inst
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