Barings Global Agriculture Fund - Class I GBP Acc

Barings Global Agriculture Fund - Class I GBP Acc
Baring Fund Managers Ltd
Open Ended Investment Company
1.2 %
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
0.8 %
FSE DAXglobal Agribusiness TR USD
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth by investing in the agricultural sector. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets directly and indirectly in equities and equity-related securities in any company, including those in developed and emerging markets, where the majority of earnings of issuers or holding companies are derived from activities related to any commodities which are grown or raised, commonly known as agricultural or soft commodities.
Holding %
Nutrien Ltd 9.32 %
Tyson Foods Inc Class A 9.22 %
Deere & Co 6.96 %
CF Industries Holdings Inc 6.34 %
Lamb Weston Holdings Inc 5.67 %
Archer-Daniels Midland Co 3.99 %
Pilgrims Pride Corp 3.96 %
Yara International ASA 3.92 %
Kubota Corp 3.56 %
FMC Corp 3.35 %
Region %
United States 58.53 %
Europe - ex Euro 10.56 %
Canada 9.40 %
Sector %
Consumer Defensive 47.82 %
Basic materials 33.19 %
Industrials 16.05 %
Baring Fund Managers Ltd
EX4 4EP, Devon, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company


Duncan Goodwin
Joined 05/01/2019

Duncan joined Barings in January 2014 as the Head of Global Resources. He is co-manager of the Barings Global Resources Fund. Duncan joined Barings from Martin Currie Investment Management where he was a lead Global Resources Portfolio Manager for nine years. Prior to this he worked at Merrill Lynch (now BoAML), Citigroup and Lehman Brothers as an equity research analyst, specialising in European energy companies. Before he worked in fund management, Duncan worked at Shell International, most latterly in the UK upstream business planning team, after starting his career as a finance graduate in management information for the Brent Oil Field. Duncan passed the CIMA exam in 1996 and holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from Nottingham University.

James Govan
Joined 10/30/2013

James joined Barings as an investment analyst on the Global Resources Fund in 2008 and was promoted to portfolio manager in 2010. He is the co-manager of the Barings Global Resources Fund and the Barings Global Agriculture Fund. Prior to Barings, James worked as an Assistant Fund Manager on a UK equity long/short hedge fund at BC Asset Management between June 2002 and January 2008. James holds a BSc in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School, City University, London. He was awarded the Investment Management Certificate in 2002 and the CFA designation in 2006.

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