General Information

MFS Emerging Markets Equity Trust (Wholesale)
Equity Trustees Ltd
ETL0334AU
Equity Emerging Markets
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Investment Fund
26 Sep 2012
$402.65 million (as at 31 Jul 2017)
$1.2861 (as at 21 Aug 2017)
$1.2771 (as at 21 Aug 2017)

Fund performance (31 Jul 2017)

NOTE : returns for periods greater than 1 year are annualised
  1 Month % 3 Month % 6 Month % 1 Year % p.a. 2 Year % p.a. 3 Year % p.a. 5 Year % p.a. 10 Year % p.a.
Total return 0.35 1.79 13.55 20.76 7.56 7.72 - -
Growth return 0.35 -2.42 8.85 15.77 3.69 2.76 - -
Income return 0 4.21 4.7 4.99 3.87 4.96 - -

Market index (MSCI EM NR AUD)

Total return 1.81 3.22 13.14 18.85 6.76 7.72 10.71 2.7
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Relative Fund Performance

Asset Allocation (31 Jul 2017)

Australian Equities 2.15%
International Equities 95.72%
Cash 2.13%
Property 0%
Fixed Interest 0%
Alternatives 0%
Asset Allocation

Objectives and Strategy

The Trust seeks capital appreciation over the longer term and aims to outperform its benchmark, the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (in AUD), over full market cycles, typically 3 to 5 years, before taking into account fees and expenses.
The Trust invests in companies in or significantly exposed to Emerging Markets economies that are believed to have sustainably above average revenue, earnings and cash flow growth as a result of the strength and durability of their business franchises, as well as strong management teams. MFS looks to buy these companies at valuations that it considers reasonable relative to the current earnings and cash flows, and that it considers inexpensive relative to their anticipated future characteristics.

Offer information

Indirect Cost Ratio (ICR) 0.90% (as at 28 Feb 2017)
Minimum initial investment $500,000
Minimum additional investments
Minimum redemption amount $50.00

Top 10 holdings (as at 30 Jun 2017)

Holding Type % of Portfolio
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Equity 5.66%
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