Fidelity Global Future Leaders Fund
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Fidelity Global Future Leaders Fund

Investment objective

To achieve returns in excess of the MSCI World Mid Cap Index NR over the medium to long term.

A diversified portfolio of 40-70 small-to-mid-cap global companies

Uses a rigorous bottom-up stock selection process that focuses on finding attractively valued companies with strong competitive positioning and sound company management

A strong emphasis on building a diversified and balanced portfolio that aims to deliver more consistent returns through different market cycles

Key facts

About this fund
Unit prices (at 25/10/21) Buy 13.3518 / Sell 13.2985 Unit price history
Buy/sell spread 0.20%/0.20%
Management fee1 1.10% p.a Fee disclosure document
Performance fee2 20% of the excess return of the Fund above its benchmark. Fee disclosure document
Fund size (at 25/10/21) A$20.68M
Inception date 28 September 2020
Distribution frequency Annually
Currency Australian dollar
Benchmark MSCI World Mid Cap Index NR
About the manager
Portfolio manager James Abela, Maroun Younes
Appointed to fund 28 September 2020
Location Sydney
Joined Fidelity 2004 / 2012
Unique identifiers
APIR code FID5543AU
ARSN code 641516476
mFund code FIL43

Fund performance3

Net returns as at 30 September 2021

Timeframe Fund Benchmark Active return
1 yr % 33.57 32.04 1.53
3 yr % pa - - -
5 yr % pa - - -
Since inception (28/09/20) % pa 32.01 29.55 2.46
Timeframe 1 yr
%
3 yr
% pa
5 yr
% pa
Since inception
(28/09/20) % pa
Fund 33.57 - - 32.01
Benchmark 32.04 - - 29.55
Active return 1.53 - - 2.46

Total net returns represent past performance only. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Returns of the Fund can be volatile and in some periods may be negative. The return of capital is not guaranteed. Benchmark: MSCI World Mid Cap Index NR: NR at the end of the benchmark name indicates the return is calculated including reinvesting net dividends. The dividend is reinvested after deduction of withholding tax, applying the withholding tax rate to non-resident individuals who do not benefit from double taxation treaties. 

See for yourself how the fund has performed since inception. The chart below represents the value now of $10,000 invested in the Fidelity Global Future Leaders Fund in September 2020 compared with $10,000 invested in the MSCI World Mid Cap Index NR.

    Fidelity Global Future Leaders Fund
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    MSCI World Mid Cap Index NR
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    Chart as at: 30 September 2021

    Total net returns represent past performance only. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Returns of the Fund can be volatile and in some periods may be negative. The return of capital is not guaranteed. Benchmark: MSCI World Mid Cap Index NR: NR at the end of the benchmark name indicates the return is calculated including reinvesting net dividends. The dividend is reinvested after deduction of withholding tax, applying the withholding tax rate to non-resident individuals who do not benefit from double taxation treaties. 

    Net as at 30 September 2021

    Total return Growth Income
    1 yr % 33.57 32.01 1.56
    3 yr % pa - - -
    5 yr % pa - - -
    Since inception (28/09/20) % pa 32.01 30.48 1.53
    1 yr
    %
    3 yr
    % pa
    5 yr
    % pa
    Since inception
    (28/09/20) % pa
    Total return 33.57 - - 32.01
    Growth 32.01 - - 30.48
    Income 1.56 - - 1.53

    Growth return is the unit price movement on exit to exit basis. Income is expressed as Total Return less growth component.

    Total net returns represent past performance only. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Returns of the Fund can be volatile and in some periods may be negative. The return of capital is not guaranteed. Benchmark: MSCI World Mid Cap Index NR: NR at the end of the benchmark name indicates the return is calculated including reinvesting net dividends. The dividend is reinvested after deduction of withholding tax, applying the withholding tax rate to non-resident individuals who do not benefit from double taxation treaties. 

    Sectors, holdings and distributions

    As at 30 September 2021

    As at 30 September 2021

    % total net assets
    CHENIERE ENERGY INC 3.7%
    ICON PLC 3.4%
    CDW CORP 3.4%
    GALLAGHER (ARTHUR J.) & CO 3.2%
    ARISTA NETWORKS INC 3.2%
    SCIENTIFIC GAMES CORP 3.0%
    MONCLER SPA 3.0%
    SONOVA HLDG AG 2.8%
    DEVON ENERGY CORP NEW 2.6%
    TECHTRONIC INDUSTRIES CO LTD 2.6%

    As at 30 September 2021

    Fund % Benchmark % Relative %
    CHENIERE ENERGY INC 3.7 0.2 3.5
    ICON PLC 3.4 0.0 3.4
    CDW CORP 3.4 0.3 3.1
    ARISTA NETWORKS INC 3.2 0.2 3.0
    SCIENTIFIC GAMES CORP 3.0 0.0 3.0

    As at 30 September 2021

    Fund % Benchmark % Relative %
    MARVELL TECHNOLOGY INC 0.0 0.5 -0.5
    PALO ALTO NETWORKS INC 0.0 0.5 -0.5
    CARRIER GLOBAL CORP 0.0 0.4 -0.4
    MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INC 0.0 0.4 -0.4
    FORTINET INC 0.0 0.4 -0.4
    Distribution Distribution (CPU) Reinvestment price
    30-Jun-21 14.9148 $12.6159

    Fund ratings4

    Organisation Rating / Recommendation
    Zenith Recommended5
     

    Morningstar 2020 Australia Fund Manager of the Year6

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    This Fund is subject to the risk of stock market fluctuations.  Investors accessing the Fund through a master trust or wrap account will also bear any fees charged by the operator of such master trust or wrap account.  Investors accessing the Fund through mFund may also bear any fees charged by their broker and, if applicable, by their adviser.  Any apparent discrepancies in the numbers are due to rounding.

    Management fees and buy/sell spread are current as at the date of publication of this website. These fees may be subject to change in the future. 

    A performance fee is only payable once any prior periods’ underperformance in dollar terms has been recovered and is also subject to a performance fee cap of 0.9% of the Fund’s closing net assets per performance period. The performance period is six months, calculated on 30 June and 31 December each year.

    4You should refer to respective research houses (and their disclaimers below) to obtain further information about the meaning of the rating and the rating scale. Ratings are only one factor to be taken into account when deciding whether to invest. Ratings are subject to change without notice and may not be regularly updated. Ratings are current as at date (s) stated below. Fidelity pays a fee to some research houses for rating our funds.

    5The Zenith Investment Partners (“Zenith”) Australian Financial Services License No. 226872 rating (assigned September 2020) referred to in this document is limited to “General Advice” (as defined by the Corporations Act 2001) for Wholesale clients only. This advice has been prepared without taking into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any individual. It is not a specific recommendation to purchase, sell or hold the relevant product(s). Investors should seek independent financial advice before making an investment decision and should consider the appropriateness of this advice in light of their own objectives, financial situation and needs. Investors should obtain a copy of, and consider the PDS or offer document before making any decision and refer to the full Zenith Product Assessment available on the Zenith website. Zenith usually charges the product issuer, fund manager or a related party to conduct Product Assessments. Full details regarding Zenith’s methodology, ratings definitions and regulatory compliance are available on our Product Assessment’s and at http://www.zenithpartners.com.au/RegulatoryGuidelines

    6Morningstar Awards 2020 ©. Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Awarded to Fidelity International for Morningstar 2020 Australia Fund Manager of the Year.

    Why this fund

    Access to global large-caps of tomorrow, today

     

    An actively managed portfolio of 40 to 70 small to mid-cap global shares

    Offers investors a unique approach to portfolio construction which aims to deliver consistent returns through different market cycles

    Meet James and Maroun

    James Abela and Maroun Younes, Co-Portfolio Managers for the Fidelity Global Future Leaders Fund reveal what drives their passion for investing, why global mid and small caps are an exciting place to be, and the benefits of the co-portfolio manager structure.

    Process and philosophy

    James and Maroun talk about how they uncover the future leaders of tomorrow through the Fund's tried and tested approach.

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    Related insights

    This Fund is subject to the risk of stock market fluctuations.  Investors accessing the Fund through a master trust or wrap account will also bear any fees charged by the operator of such master trust or wrap account.  Investors accessing the Fund through mFund may also bear any fees charged by their broker and, if applicable, by their adviser.  Any apparent discrepancies in the numbers are due to rounding.

    Management fees and buy/sell spread are current as at the date of publication of this website. These fees may be subject to change in the future. 

    A performance fee is only payable once any prior periods’ underperformance in dollar terms has been recovered and is also subject to a performance fee cap of 0.9% of the Fund’s closing net assets per performance period. The performance period is six months, calculated on 30 June and 31 December each year.

    4You should refer to respective research houses (and their disclaimers below) to obtain further information about the meaning of the rating and the rating scale. Ratings are only one factor to be taken into account when deciding whether to invest. Ratings are subject to change without notice and may not be regularly updated. Ratings are current as at date (s) stated below. Fidelity pays a fee to some research houses for rating our funds.

    5The Zenith Investment Partners (“Zenith”) Australian Financial Services License No. 226872 rating (assigned September 2020) referred to in this document is limited to “General Advice” (as defined by the Corporations Act 2001) for Wholesale clients only. This advice has been prepared without taking into account the objectives, financial situation or needs of any individual. It is not a specific recommendation to purchase, sell or hold the relevant product(s). Investors should seek independent financial advice before making an investment decision and should consider the appropriateness of this advice in light of their own objectives, financial situation and needs. Investors should obtain a copy of, and consider the PDS or offer document before making any decision and refer to the full Zenith Product Assessment available on the Zenith website. Zenith usually charges the product issuer, fund manager or a related party to conduct Product Assessments. Full details regarding Zenith’s methodology, ratings definitions and regulatory compliance are available on our Product Assessment’s and at http://www.zenithpartners.com.au/RegulatoryGuidelines

    6Morningstar Awards 2020 ©. Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Awarded to Fidelity International for Morningstar 2020 Australia Fund Manager of the Year.