Comgest Asset Management International Ltd.

Fund Company

Comgest Asset Management International Ltd. - http://www.comgest.com
 

An independent asset management company


Founded in 1985, Comgest is an independent, international asset management group with entities in Paris, Dublin, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Singapore. Comgest is characterised by its unique approach of ‘quality growth in the long term’ through its unconstrained style across all equity portfolios. It serves a diverse client base of long-term oriented investors around the globe.



Key facts and figures as of 30th June 2012

  • Assets under management: €14.6bn / £11.8bn / $18.6bn
  • Diverse community: more than 20 nationalities represented among 94 colleagues in the group globally
  • Highly experienced portfolio managers: average industry experience of 14 years
  • Very low investment staff turnover - no portfolio manager has ever left the group in order to work for a competitor
  • Three fund platforms: UCITS III funds domiciled in Ireland, Luxembourg and France
  • Product range comprises seven regional strategies (Asia, Asia ex-Japan, Asia Pacific-ex Japan, Global Emerging Markets, Global, Latin America and Pan-European) and four single country strategies (Greater China, India, Japan, USA)
  • Represented in the Netherlands, Germany and the Middle East

 

Values-based management style

  • As an independent group, the capital is entirely held by its employees and founders
  • Their independence helps to ensure that their interests are fully aligned with those of the clients 
  • Stability, transparency, ethics and integrity are paramount to their culture and how they manage relationships
  • A conservative and defensive culture; as shareholders, capital is managed conservatively for both the clients and the group 

 

A partnership approach in managing long-term relationships

  • Known for a high degree of loyalty among clients as well as companies in which they invest, due to their long-term approach, high level of transparency and value-driven discipline
  • Relations with clients are viewed in the same manner as the management teams of the companies in which they invest: enduring partnerships based on mutual trust and integrity over the long term

 

Recognised by the clients and the industry

  • A loyal clientele: redemption levels are low and most of the clients remain fully invested for many years
  • Received more than 100 awards internationally over the last 10 years in recognition of their competitive offering

Company

Fund Name

ISIN

Currency

Inception Date

Rating

Risk

Profile

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth MID-CAPS EUROPE Cap

IE0004766014

EUR

25/04/2000

4

Low

The investment objective of the Fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality longterm growth companies having their headquarters or carrying out their predominant activities in Europe whose capitalisation or floating capitalisation (upon purchase) normally ranges from €300 million to €6 billion (hereinafter referred to as mid-cap companies).

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth Europe Cap

IE0004766675

EUR

15/05/2000

5

Low

The investment objective of the Comgest Growth Europe fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Europe.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth JAPAN Cap

IE0004767087

JPY

19/05/2000

3

Low

The investment objective of the Comgest Growth Japan fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Japan.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth AMERICA Cap

IE0004791160

USD

25/04/2000

2

Low

The investment objective of the Comgest Growth America fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in North America.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth Greater China A Cap

IE0030351732

EUR

23/03/2000

4

Medium

The investment objective of the Comgest Growth Greater China fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting primarily of what, in the opinion of the Investment Adviser, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Greater China. For the purposes of this investment objective, the countries of Greater China shall include China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth WORLD Cap

IE0033535075

USD

28/11/2003

4

Medium

The investment objective of the world fund is to achieve capital appreciation by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what in the Investment Manager, are international and diversified growth securities with a predominance in equities.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth Emerging Markets

IE0033535182

USD

21/11/2003

4

Low

The investment objective of the fund is to achieve capital appreciation by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Emerging Markets. Emerging markets are defined as countries which have strong economic growth compared to the average for the large industrialised, predominantly in Asia, Latin America, Eastern and Southern Europa.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth INDIA Cap

IE00B03DF997

USD

05/01/2005

5

Low

The investment objective of the Fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting primarily of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are well managed companies with long-term growth potential having their headquarters or carrying out their predominant activities in India. The objective of the Fund is achieved by investing at least two thirds of its assets in shares or equity linked securities including preferred stock, convertible bonds and debentures which are convertible into equity securities issued by companies having their headquarters or carrying out their predominant activities in India which are listed or traded on Indian or world stock-markets all of which will be Regulated Markets.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth Europe Dis

IE00B0XJXQ01

EUR

18/01/2006

5

Low

The investment objective of the Comgest Growth Europe fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Europe.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth EMER. MARKETS Dis

IE00B11XZH66

USD

15/02/2006

4

Low

The investment objective of the fund is to achieve capital appreciation by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Emerging Markets. Emerging markets are defined as countries which have strong economic growth compared to the average for the large industrialised, predominantly in Asia, Latin America, Eastern and Southern Europa.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth ASIA EX-JAPAN Cap

IE00B16C1G93

USD

14/07/2006

4

Low

The investment objective of the Fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting primarily of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are well managed companies with long-term growth potential having their headquarters or carrying out their predominant activities in Asia excluding Japan but including the Indian sub-continent. The objective of the Fund is achieved by investing at least two thirds of its assets in shares or equity linked securities including preferred stock, convertible bonds and debentures which are convertible into equity securities issued by these companies.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth ASIA EX-JAPAN Dis

IE00B16C1H01

USD

14/07/2006

4

Low

The investment objective of the Fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting primarily of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are well managed companies with long-term growth potential having their headquarters or carrying out their predominant activities in Asia excluding Japan but including the Indian sub-continent. The objective of the Fund is achieved by investing at least two thirds of its assets in shares or equity linked securities including preferred stock, convertible bonds and debentures which are convertible into equity securities issued by these companies.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth GREATER CHINA Cap

IE00B17MYK36

USD

14/07/2006

4

Medium

The investment objective of the Comgest Growth Greater China fund is to create a professionally managed portfolio consisting primarily of what, in the opinion of the Investment Adviser, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Greater China. For the purposes of this investment objective, the countries of Greater China shall include China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth GEM Prom Compan Cap

IE00B1VC7227

EUR

04/04/2007

3

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital appreciation by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting primarily of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth promising companies based or operating in Global Emerging Markets. Promising companies are companies that, in the opinion of the Investment Manager are (i) seeking to rapidly gain market share and accordingly grow in size and (ii) delivery fast earnings growth. Promising companies usually have shorter track records and higher capital requirements than more mature and established companies. As a result, promising companies normally have a higher risk profile. The Investment Manager will seek to reduce this higher risk profile through diversification and a greater number of holdings.

Comgest Asset Management International L

Comgest Growth Emerging Mkt EUR Dis

IE00B240WN62

EUR

03/10/2007

3

Low

The investment objective of the fund is to achieve capital appreciation by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Emerging Markets. Emerging markets are defined as countries which have strong economic growth compared to the average for the large industrialised, predominantly in Asia, Latin America, Eastern and Southern Europa.

Comgest S.A.

Comgest Europe Fund

LU0039989081

CHF

24/06/1992

4

Low

This fund aims to invest in shares of European growth companies that show a predictable and regular increase in earnings over the long term.

Comgest S.A.

Comgest Asia

LU0043993400

USD

27/04/1993

2

Medium

The company portfolio will be invested up to an amount of at least two-thirds of its total capital in equities of companies which have their registered offices in Asia, or which carry out most of their economic activity in Asia, notably Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Japan, South Korea and China.