Overview

Historical Returns (%) as of Jun 30, 2020

 

Fund Facts as of Aug 31, 2020

Class I Acc USD Inception 11/29/2012
Investment Objective Long-term capital appreciation
Total Net Assets $29.6M
Minimum Investment $5000000

Fund Codes

CUSIP G2919V357
ISIN IE00B6ZZ4V09
SEDOL B6ZZ4V0
Valor Number 19336583
Wertpapierkennnummer A1J3AT
 

Top 10 Holdings (%)2,3 as of Aug 31, 2020

Microsoft Corp. 2.68
Amazon.com Inc 1.85
Johnson & Johnson 1.84
Apple Inc 1.82
Nestle SA-Reg 1.81
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 1.55
B2Gold Corp 1.44
Bank of America Corp 1.32
Yamana Gold Inc 1.18
Roche Holding AG-Genusschei 1.15
Total 16.64
 

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk: 

Fund share values are sensitive to stock market volatility, adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical and other conditions. No fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Performance

Historical Returns (%) as of Jun 30, 2020

 

Calendar Year Returns (%)

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Fund at NAV 21.34 4.80 -1.32 12.28 13.81 -8.63 19.29
MSCI World Index1 11.76 -5.54 15.83 26.68 4.94 -0.87 7.51 22.40 -8.71 27.67
 

Fund Facts

Class I Acc USD Inception 11/29/2012
 

NAV History

Date NAV NAV Change
Sep 18, 2020 $16.21 -$0.09
Sep 17, 2020 $16.30 -$0.07
Sep 16, 2020 $16.37 $0.00
Sep 15, 2020 $16.37 $0.06
Sep 14, 2020 $16.31 $0.16
Sep 11, 2020 $16.15 $0.07
Sep 10, 2020 $16.08 -$0.20
Sep 09, 2020 $16.28 $0.28
Sep 08, 2020 $16.00 -$0.25
Sep 04, 2020 $16.25 -$0.07
 

Distribution History4

Ex-Date Distribution Reinvest NAV
No records in this table indicates that there has not been a distribution greater than .0001 within the past 3 years.
Fund prospectus

Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk: 

Fund share values are sensitive to stock market volatility, adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical and other conditions. No fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Portfolio

Asset Mix (%)3 as of Aug 31, 2020

Portfolio Statistics as of Aug 31, 2020

Median Market Cap $28.6B
Price/Earnings Ratio 20.7
Number of Holdings 318
Price/Book Ratio 2.37
 

GICS Sector Breakdown (%)3 as of Aug 31, 2020

Assets by Country (%)3 as of Aug 31, 2020

United States 53.53
Japan 8.86
Canada 6.73
Switzerland 5.19
United Kingdom 3.05
France 2.49
Germany 2.31
Australia 1.65
Spain 1.54
Cash 5.44
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Fund Holdings (%)3,5 as of Jul 31, 2020

Holding % of Net Assets
United States Dollar 8.60%
Microsoft Corp 2.36%
Johnson & Johnson 1.80%
Amazon.com Inc 1.77%
B2Gold Corp 1.74%
Nestle SA 1.59%
Canadian Dollar 1.59%
Apple Inc 1.54%
JPMorgan Chase & Co 1.54%
Yamana Gold Inc 1.47%
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Portfolio profile subject to change due to active management. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.

About Risk: 

Fund share values are sensitive to stock market volatility, adverse market, economic, political, regulatory, geopolitical and other conditions. No fund is a complete investment program and you may lose money investing in a fund. The Fund may engage in other investment practices that may involve additional risks and you should review the Fund prospectus for a complete description.


Management

Vital Proulx, CFA

Vital Proulx, CFA

Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer
Hexavest
Co-founded Hexavest 2004

Biography

Vital Proulx is co-chief investment officer and chairman of the board of Hexavest Inc., an investment adviser and Montreal-based affiliate of Eaton Vance Corp. He cofounded Hexavest in 2004.

Vital began his career in the investment management industry in 1989. Prior to cofounding Hexavest, Vital was senior vice president, international equities, at Natcan Investment Management. He was previously affiliated with Les Conseillers financiers du St-Laurent, where he developed the international and U.S. equity strategies that Hexavest still manages to this day.

Vital holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the Université Laval. He is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.B.A. Université Laval

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

 
Jean-Pierre Couture

Jean-Pierre Couture

Chief Economist & Portfolio Manager, Hexavest
Joined Hexavest 2010

Biography

Jean-Pierre Couture is chief economist and portfolio manager for Hexavest Inc., an investment adviser and Montreal-based affiliate of Eaton Vance Corp. As a member of the strategy team, he works in the elaboration of the firm's macro strategy in addition to co-managing the firm's emerging markets equity portfolios. He joined Hexavest in 2010.

Jean-Pierre began his career in the investment management industry in 1995. Before joining Hexavest, he held roles at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, including director of macroeconomic research and senior analyst, global macro. He was previously an economist at the National Bank of Canada.

Jean-Pierre holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in economics from the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Education
  • B.Econ. Université du Québec à Montréal
  • M.Econ. Université du Québec à Montréal

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

 
Marc Christopher Lavoie, CFA

Marc Christopher Lavoie, CFA

President & Portfolio Manager
Hexavest
Co-founded Hexavest 2004

Biography

Marc Christopher Lavoie is president of Hexavest Inc., an investment adviser and Montreal-based affiliate of Eaton Vance Corp. He is also responsible for managing European equities. He cofounded Hexavest in 2004.

Marc Christopher began his career in the investment management industry in 2000. Previously, he was vice president, European Markets, at Hexavest. Prior to cofounding Hexavest, Marc Christopher was analyst - international equities and asset allocation at Natcan Investment Management and senior associate of transaction services at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Marc Christopher holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a master’s degree in accounting from the Université de Sherbrooke. He is a chartered accountant and a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.B.A. Université de Sherbrooke
  • M.Acc. Université de Sherbrooke

Experience
  • Managed Fund since inception

 

Christian Crête, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Hexavest
Joined Hexavest 2012

Biography

Christian Crête is vice president and portfolio manager of Hexavest Inc., an investment adviser and Montreal-based affiliate of Eaton Vance Corp. As a member of the strategy team, he participates in the elaboration of the firm's macro strategy. He also works in the management of the firm's European equity portfolios. He joined Hexavest in 2012.

Christian began his career in the investment management industry in 1999. Before joining Hexavest, he was an equity portfolio manager at the New Brunswick Investment Management Corporation, where he also held the role of research economist/analyst.

Christian earned a B.Sc. from the Université du Québec à Montréal and an M.Sc. from Queen's University. He is a CFA charterholder.

Education
  • B.Sc. Université du Québec à Montréal
  • M.Sc. Queen's University

Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2014

 

Jean-François Bérubé, Ph.D.

Vice President, Quantitative Analysis, Hexavest
Joined Hexavest 2009

Biography

Jean-François Bérubé is vice president, quantitative analysis & information technology of Hexavest Inc., an investment adviser and Montreal-based affiliate of Eaton Vance Corp. He is responsible for quantitative research and as part of the strategy team, he brings his quantitative expertise to the decision-making process. He joined Hexavest in 2009.

Jean-François began his career in the investment management industry in 2007. Before joining Hexavest, he was a quantitative analyst at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Previously, he was a research professional in the electronic commerce group at CIRANO and a research assistant in the public policy group at CIRANO.

Jean-François earned a Ph.D. and an M.Sc. in computer science, an M.Sc. in economics and a B.Sc. in economics from the Université de Montréal.

Education
  • B.Sc. Econ Université de Montréal
  • M.Sc. Econ Université de Montréal
  • M.Sc. CS Université de Montréal
  • Ph.D. CS Université de Montréal

Experience
  • Managed Fund since 2018

 

Literature

Literature

Eaton Vance International (Ireland) Funds Full Prospectus (English)

Download - Last updated: Jul 6, 2020

Memorandum and Articles of Association

Download - Last updated: Oct 2, 2012

Memorandum and Articles of Association

Download - Last updated: Oct 2, 2012

Prospectus Supplement (English)

Download - Last updated: Sep 14, 2020

Prospectus Supplement (German)

Download - Last updated: Feb 24, 2020

Semiannual Report (English)

Download - Last updated: Jun 30, 2020