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A LONG-TERM VIEW OF THE RAND

11
Aug

We are frequently asked, “Where do you see the rand going?” The question is valid because investors wish to preserve and grow their investments in rand and dollar terms, an attainable long-term objective. WILLIAM FRASER explains why it’s critical to take a long-term view of the rand.

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RBC MIGRATION: FURTHER INFORMATION

27
Jun

As recently communicated, the administrator for all the Foord global and international funds will change to RBC Investor & Treasury Services (RBC) from 1 July 2017. This announcement contains further information for investors.

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CONSOLIDATION OF OFFSHORE SERVICE PROVIDERS

13
Jun

By way of introduction, Foord Asset Management (Guernsey) Limited established the Foord International Trust (FIT) in Guernsey in 1997. In 2012, Foord Asset Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd was established as an investment research office and launched the Foord Global Equity Fund (FGEF) in Singapore. Foord Asset Management (Foord) then mirrored the FIT and FGEF investment strategies in two UCITS-compliant sub-funds of Foord Sicav in Luxembourg, Europe’s leading cross-border funds market. Unlike FIT and FGEF, these UCITS Funds are eligible for distribution in all EU markets.

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FOORD INTERNATIONAL TRUST 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

20
Apr

Foord’s flagship global fund, the Foord International Trust (FIT), was launched 20 years ago this March. Multiple-counsellor portfolio manager BRIAN ARCESE examines the fund’s performance through the lens of the investment cycle.

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MORNINGSTAR AWARD - 4TH YEAR IN A ROW

02
Mar

Foord was awarded Best Fund House – Smaller Fund Range at the Morningstar Awards held in Cape Town on 1 March 2017. This is the fourth year in a row that Foord has won this award, a pleasing testament to Foord’s focus on investing through investment cycles. Morningstar’s methodology emphasises one-year risk adjusted returns, but funds must also have delivered compelling three- and five-year returns after adjusting for risk within the awards peer groups in order to obtain an award.

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