SAM Group

Fund Company

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SAM is an investment boutique focused exclusively on Sustainability Investing. The firm’s offering comprises asset management, indexes, private equity and sustainability benchmarking services. Its asset management capabilities include a range of sustainability theme and broad ESG integrated investment strategies catering to institutional asset owners and financial intermediaries internationally. SAM partners with S&P Dow Jones Indices in the publication of the globally recognized Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). Based on its Corporate Sustainability Assessment, SAM has compiled one of the most comprehensive sustainability databases and analyzes over 2,000 listed companies annually. SAM’s proprietary research and sustainability insight - through its direct contact with companies - are fully integrated into its offering.

SAM is a member of the global pure-play asset manager Robeco, which was established in 1929 and offers a broad range of investment products and services. Robeco is a subsidiary of the Rabobank Group, which has the highest credit rating of all privately owned banks, according to rating agencies Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s, Fitch and DBRS. Robeco is committed to both practicing and implementing its Responsible Investing principles group-wide. Within Robeco, SAM acts as the center of expertise for sustainability insight. In its domestic Swiss market, SAM also represents Robeco by handling sales, client services and marketing for Robeco’s product range.

SAM was founded in 1995 on the conviction that corporate commitment to sustainability practices enhances a company’s capacity to prosper, ultimately creating stakeholder value. As a reflection of its own commitment to advocating sustainable investment practices, SAM is a signatory of the UNPRI and a member of Eurosif, Asria and Ceres. SAM is headquartered in Zurich and employs over 100 professionals. As of June 30, 2012 SAM’s assets under management and advice amounted to a total of USD 11.5 billion.

Company

Fund Name

ISIN

Currency

Inception Date

Rating

Risk

Profile

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

SAM Sustainable Water Fund B Cap

LU0133061175

EUR

28/09/2001

2

High

The investment objective of the Company in relation to the Julius Baer Multipartner - SAM Sustainable Water Fund (“SAM Sustainable Water Fund”) is to achieve a long-term growth in capital through investment of at least two thirds of its assets in a portfolio of carefully selected shares and other equities of companies with their registered office or the major part of their business activities in recognised countries which offer technologies, products or services that are related to the water value chain and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

SAM Smart Energy Fund B Cap

LU0175571735

EUR

23/09/2003

4

High

The investment objective of the Company in relation to the Julius Baer Multipartner - SAM Smart Energy Fund (“SAM Smart Energy Fund”) is to achieve long-term growth in capital through investment of at least two thirds of its assets in a portfolio of carefully selected shares and other equities in companies with their registered office or the major part of their business activities in recognised countries which offer technologies, products or services in the area of future energies or relating to the efficient use of energy and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

SAM Smart Materials Fund B Cap

LU0175575991

EUR

09/11/1999

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Company in relation to the Julius Baer Multipartner - SAM Smart Materials Fund (“SAM Smart Materials Fund”) is to achieve long-term growth in capital through investment of at least two thirds of its assets in a portfolio of carefully selected shares and other equities in companies with their registered office or the major part of their business activities in recognised countries which offer technologies, products or services relating to the mining or efficient processing of raw materials, the recycling of used resources or to new alternative materials and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

Robeco Cap Gr SAM Sust Eur Eq D Cap

LU0187077218

EUR

07/06/2004

3

Medium

The aim of the Sub-fund is to provide long term capital growth by investing at least three-quarters of its total assets in equities of companies which have their registered office in the European Union or certain countries of the European Economic Area and show an elevated degree of sustainability. The Sub-fund will take exposure of at least three-quarters of its total assets in equities of companies that mainly operate in mature economies (developed markets).

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

JB Multipart SAM Sust Gl Act B Cap

LU0188782162

EUR

31/08/2004

2

Medium

The investment objective of the Company in relation to the Julius Baer Multipartner - SAM Sustainable Global Active Fund (“SAM Sustainable Global Active Fund”) is to achieve a long-term growth in capital through investment of at least two thirds of its assets in a portfolio of carefully selected shares and other equities in companies with their registered office or the major part of their business activities in recognised countries and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

JB Multipartner SAM Sust Water Cap

LU0267923398

USD

29/09/2006

2

High

The investment objective of the Company in relation to the Julius Baer Multipartner - SAM Sustainable Water Fund (“SAM Sustainable Water Fund”) is to achieve a long-term growth in capital through investment of at least two thirds of its assets in a portfolio of carefully selected shares and other equities of companies with their registered office or the major part of their business activities in recognised countries which offer technologies, products or services that are related to the water value chain and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

SAM Smart Energy Fund (CHF) B Cap

LU0267923984

CHF

29/09/2006

4

High

The investment objective of the Company in relation to the Julius Baer Multipartner - SAM Smart Energy Fund (“SAM Smart Energy Fund”) is to achieve long-term growth in capital through investment of at least two thirds of its assets in a portfolio of carefully selected shares and other equities in companies with their registered office or the major part of their business activities in recognised countries which offer technologies, products or services in the area of future energies or relating to the efficient use of energy and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

SAM Sustainable Climate Fund B Cap

LU0280770172

EUR

30/03/2007

3

High

The investment objective of the Company in relation to the Julius Baer Multipartner – Sustainable Climate Fund (“SAM Sustainable Climate Fund“) is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment of at least two thirds of its assets in a portfolio of carefully selected shares and other equities of companies with their registered office or the major part of their business activities in recognised countries and which offer technologies, products or services in the area of retarding, reducing or managing climate change and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

SAM Sustainable Health Living B Cap

LU0280770768

EUR

30/03/2007

5

Medium

The investment objective of the Company in relation to the Julius Baer Multipartner - SAM Sustainable Healthy Living Fund (“SAM Sustainable Healthy Living Fund“) is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment of at least two thirds of its assets in a portfolio of carefully selected shares and other equities of companies with their registered office or the major part of their business activities in recognised countries, which offer technologies, products or services in the areas of nutrition, health, or physical activities and physical and mental well-being and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.

SAM Sustainable Asset Management AG

Robeco Cap Gr SAM Sust Agr Eq D Cap

LU0374106754

EUR

29/08/2008

2

Medium

The aim of the Sub-fund is to provide long term capital growth by taking exposure of at least two thirds of its total assets to equities of companies all over the world which operate within the agricultural industry or profit from developments within the agricultural industry, which includes companies that operate in mature economies (developed markets) as well as companies that operate in developing economies (emerging markets) and which show an elevated degree of sustainability.