AVI Global Trust PLC

Name
AVI Global Trust PLC
Manager
Asset Value Investors
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0001335081
Sector
Global
Launched
01/07/1889
OCF
0.85 %
Risk Rating
4
3 Year Sharpe
0.08
3 Year Alpha
-6.71
Yield
2.3 %
Benchmark
MSCI ACWI Ex USA GR USD
Fund Size
£ 700.34 million
NAV
721
Gearing
112
Discount Premium
-9
To achieve capital growth through a focused portfolio of investments, particularly in companies whose share prices stand at a discount to estimated underlying NAV. Investments are principally in companies listed on recognised stock exchanges in the UK and/or overseas. The Company generally invests on a long-only basis but may hedge exposures through the use of derivative instruments and may also hedge its foreign currency exposures. There are no geographic limits on exposure, as the Company invests wherever it considers that there are opportunities for capital growth.
Holding %
Oakley Capital Investments Ord 7.91 %
Jardine Strategic Holdings Ltd 6.37 %
Sony Corp 5.76 %
Pershing Square Holdings Ord 5.59 %
SC Fondul Proprietatea SA ADR 5.10 %
EXOR NV 4.98 %
Third Point Offshore USD Ord 4.74 %
SoftBank Group Corp 4.35 %
Swire Pacific Ltd Class B 4.01 %
Tetragon Financial Ord 3.88 %
Region %
Japan 43.07 %
Europe - ex Euro 15.09 %
Asia - Developed 14.88 %
Eurozone 11.34 %
Europe - Emerging 7.04 %
Sector %
Industrials 32.66 %
Financial Services 28.08 %
Communication Services 11.14 %
Technology 10.11 %
Energy 5.90 %
Basic materials 5.60 %
Name
Asset Value Investors
Address
W1J 6HN, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Jason Bellamy
Joined 04/01/2020

Jason joined AVI in April 2020. He works closely with the analyst team and leads on the engagement efforts in Japan. He brings more than 30 years’ experience in the financial services industry, working for and engaging with global companies, government bodies, regulators and international investors including Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, First Trust Advisors and Aberdeen Standard Investments. Jason has degrees from The London School of Economics & Political Science (University of London) and Sophia University in Tokyo.

Wilfrid Craigie
Joined 01/01/2018

Analyst, joined the Investment Manager in January 2018. He researches global holding companies and asset-backed special situations. Wilfrid has a BSc in Social Policy from the London School of Economics.

Darren Gillen
Joined 09/01/2016

Analyst, joined the Investment Manager in September 2016. He researches closed-end funds. Before joining the Investment Manager, Darren spent three years working in Dublin as an investment analyst at GillenMarkets. He graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Accounting & Finance from Dublin City University

Joe Bauernfreund
Joined 10/01/2015
Daniel Lee
Joined 02/01/2015

Analyst, joined the Investment Manager in February 2015. He researches global holding companies and asset-backed special situations. His focus has been on Japanese companies, conducting analysis for the Japanese basket portfolio and liaising with Japanese advisors/press with regard to company engagement. He accompanies Joe on visits to Japan.

Tom Treanor
Joined 02/01/2011

Tom works closely with the analyst team providing support and guidance on prospective and current investments across the portfolio. He has led private engagement with portfolio companies to improve corporate governance and to propose ways in which to maximise shareholder value. He accompanies Joe on visits to Japan.

Scott Beveridge
Joined 10/01/2005

Analyst, joined the Investment Manager in October 2005. He researches real estatebacked opportunities and Asian holding companies. Before joining the Investment Manager, Scott spent two years as an investment analyst with Fundamental Data undertaking quantitative analysis. He has a degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Kent, Canterbury.

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