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The Heriot Global Fund


Manager Overview – Dundas Global Investors

Where dividends go, share prices follow.

Founded in 2010, Dundas Global Investors are an independent global equity investment specialist. The team manage over £1.9bn in global equities for UK clients and institutional clients in Australia and the USA.

The firm’s philosophy is based on the premise that long term total returns can be largely attributed to dividend growth and dividend yield. The power of dividend growth and reinvestment lift an acceptable capital return into an excellent long-term return, well ahead of inflation.

The Heriot Global Fund and the Heriot Global Smaller Companies Fund are the UK UCITS vehicles. Since launch in 2013, the flagship Heriot Global Fund has an annualised return of 10.4%*.

Product Overview – The Heriot Global Fund

  • Launched: March 2013
  • Objective: To provide capital appreciation over the long term (5 years +) by investing in dividend growth companies
  • Number of stocks: Actively managed portfolio of 60-75 listed global equities
  • Portfolio: A core, total-return focused equity strategy with defensive characteristics
  • Benchmark: MSCI All Country World Index
  • Sector: IA Global
  • Manager: Collective investment team of five generalists led by Alan McFarlane and Russell Hogan
  • Long-term, consistent performance: Outperforming the IA Global over 5, 10 years and since launch. It has also outperformed the IA Global sector in 7 out of the 9 full calendar years since launch*

What is Dividend Growth? (Alan Mcfarlane – Senior Partner)

*Source: Dundas Global Investors and FE FundInfo as at 31/03/2023

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Fund Information

Inception Date20 March 2013
VehicleUK OEIC
SectorIA Global
Asset ClassEquity
Base CurrencyGBP
Accumulation SharesDividends Reinvested
Income SharesDividends Paid Out
Annual Management Charge (AMC)0.65%
Dealing (Pricing)Daily (8am)
Dividend Ex DatesEnd May & November
Dividend Payment DatesEnd January & July
DepositoryNatWest Trustee and
Depository Services

Further Information

Platform Availability

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  • Hargreaves Lansdown
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  • Interactive Investor
  • James Hay
  • Nucleus
  • Novia
  • Parmenion
  • Quilter
  • Standard Life
  • Tillit
  • Transact
  • True Potential
  • Zurich
  • 7IM

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