Foord Asset Management (Guernsey) Limited manages the Foord International Trust, launched in 1997. The Trust is a feeder fund unit trust that invests exclusively in Foord International Fund, a sub-class of Foord Sicav (“the Master Fund”), domiciled in Luxembourg. Via its investment in the Master Fund, the Trust offers a conservative but dynamic, asset allocation policy incorporating equities, bonds, commodities and cash. The emphasis is on a limited number of high quality investments in developed financial markets and strong currencies. The aim is to achieve a total return in US dollars in excess of 10% per annum over time, thereby expecting to outperform world equity indices.
Foord (Guernsey) was established in 1997 to manage offshore assets of investors of Foord Asset Management (Pty) Ltd, the South African sister company. Administration is handled by Kleinwort Benson in Guernsey. The corporate trustee and custodian is Royal Bank of Canada (Channel Islands) Limited.
The Foord International Trust trades weekly and the unit price is listed in the Financial Times (of London) and is carried by Bloomberg.
The Master Fund qualifies as a UCITS fund and was established on 2 April 2013 by a transfer in kind of the assets of the Foord International Trust. The track record of the Trust has been credited to the Master Fund and approved by the Luxembourg Regulator, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (“CSSF”). The management company of the Master Fund is MultiConcept Fund Management S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Credit Suisse Fund Services (Luxembourg) S.A., which acts as the administrators to the Fund. The Investment Manager is Foord Asset Management (Guernsey) Limited. The depositary bank is Credit Suisse (Luxembourg) S.A., while FirstRand Bank Limited in South Africa provides additional fiduciary services as set out in the Prospectus of the Sicav.
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Foord Asset Management (Guernsey) Limited
Trafalgar Court, Admiral Place, St Peter Port,
Guernsey, Channel Islands GY1 2JA
Tel: +44 1481 710-607
Kleinwort Benson Fund Administration
Dorey Court, Admiral Park, St Peter Port
Guernsey, Channel Islands
Tel: +44 1481 710-607
Royal Bank of Canada (Channel Islands) Limited
Canada Court, St Peter Port
Guernsey, Channel Islands GY1 3BQ