1 Barings Global Resources Fund Asset Management Company of the Asset Management Company of the Year, Asia Equity 6. Year, Asia Equity Overall Morningstar RatingOverall Morningstar Rating 5. Overall Morningstar Rating As of 1. The Fund is subject to risks, such as investment, equities and equity-related securities, liquidity, counterparty, currency risks and the risks of investing in small and mid-capitalisation companies. 2. The Fund's investment may be concentrated in the Commodity Producers and the value of the Fund may be more volatile. Investing in emerging markets may involve increased risks, including liquidity, currency/currency control, political and economic uncertainties, legal and taxation, settlement, custody and volatility risks.
2 3. The Fund may invest in derivatives for investment or efficient portfolio management purposes which may involve counterparty/credit, liquidity, valuation, volatility and over-the-counter transaction risks. Exposure to derivatives may lead to a high risk of significant loss by the Fund. 4. Dividends may be paid out of unrealised capital gains at the discretion of the Managers which would effectively represent paying dividend out of capital. This amounts to a return or withdrawal of part of an investor's original investment or any capital gains attributable to that original investment.
3 Payment of dividends may result in an immediate reduction of the net asset value of the Fund per unit. 5. Investors may suffer substantial loss of their investments in the Fund. Investment Objectives 1. Investment ObjectivesInvestment ObjectivesInvestment Objectives To achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment in a diversified portfolio of the securities of Commodity Producers, being companies engaged in the extraction, production, processing and/ or trading of commodities such as oil, gold, aluminium, coffee and sugar. Cumulative PerformanceCumulative Performance 2 PerformancePerformance 2.
4 Cumulative Performance Performance (Cash Value of US$1000). % YTD 1-Yr 3-Yr 5-Yr 3-Yr 5-Yr Barings Global Resources Fund Class A USD Inc Benchmark IndexBenchmark Index 4. Benchmark Index Class A USD Inc + + + + + Benchmark 4. BenchmarkBenchmark + + + + + + Calendar Year PerformanceCalendar Year Performance 2. Calendar Year Performance % 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013. Class A USD Inc + + Benchmark BenchmarkBenchmark 4. + + Fund DetailsFund Details 3 Geographical AllocationGeographical Allocation 3 Sector AllocationSector Allocation 3. Fund Details Geographical Allocation (%) Sector Allocation (%).
5 Fund ManagerFund Manager Fund Manager Duncan Goodwin United States Energy Fund SizeFund Size Canada Materials Fund Size US$ Million Inception Date of United Kingdom Industrials Inception DateDate ofof Primary Share ClassInception Primary Share Class Primary Share Class Netherlands Cash & Equivalents Base CurrencyBase Currency China Base Currency USD. Germany NAV PriceNAV Price NAV Price US$ France Number of InvestmentsNumber of Investments Number of Investments 52 Australia Unit AvailableUnit Available Others Unit Available Income Share Class AvailableShare Class Available Cash & Equivalents Share Class Available Class A Inc (USD, EUR, GBP).
6 Top InvestmentsTop Investments 3. UmbrellaUmbrella Umbrella Barings Global Umbrella Fund Top Investments Minimum InvestmentMinimum Investment Minimum Investment US$5,000/ 3,500/ 2,500 Sector Country %. Initial ChargeInitial Charge Royal Dutch Shell Energy Netherlands Initial Charge Up to Management FeeManagement Fee EOG Resources Energy United States Management Fee Total SA Energy France Ex. Dividend DateEx. Dividend Date Ex. Dividend Date 1 May Schlumberger Energy United States Dividend Paid ByDividend Paid By Dividend Paid By 30 June CDN Natural Energy Canada Suncor Energy Energy Canada Benchmark Index Benchmark IndexBenchmark Index 4 60% MSCI AC World Energy Index / 40%.
7 MSCI AC World Materials Index Total, Gross CNOOC Energy China Return Concho Resources Inc. Energy United States Performance Characteristics Fund Benchmark BenchmarkBenchmark 4. Halliburton Company Energy United States Standard Deviation + + BP Energy United Kingdom Alpha - Beta + - Sharpe Ratio + + Tracking Error (Ex Post) + - Fund size and NAV price listed above relate to Class A USD Inc. Fund Code Class A USD Inc Class A EUR Inc Class A GBP Inc ISIN IE0000931182 IE0004851352 IE00B4 VBLG29. Bloomberg BRGGLRI ID BRGGLRE ID BRGLREA ID. Lipper 60000672 60013063 68035316.
8 Cumulative Performance2 (%). YTD + 1-Yr + + + 3-Yr + + + 5-Yr + + + 3-Yr + + + 5-Yr + + + Calendar Year Performance2 (%). 2017 + + + 2016 + + + 2015 2014 + 2013 Notes 1 A full copy of the investment objective can be obtained from the Manager. The fund name was changed as of The investment objective of the Fund remains unchanged. 2 Performance Source 2018 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Data as at , investment return in denominated currency of the respective share class on a NAV per unit basis, with gross income reinvested. US / HK dollar-based investors are therefore exposed to fluctuations in the exchange rate of the relevant currency against US / HK dollar.
9 Please note that the use of a benchmark index is for comparative purposes only. The information contained herein: (i) is proprietary to Morningstar and / or its content providers; (ii) may not be copied or distributed; and (iii) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. 3 Unless otherwise stated, all fund portfolio figures within this factsheet are as at the end of the month shown at the top of front page.
10 Performance characteristics are based on US$ returns over a 3 year period. Source: Barings / Northern Trust. 4 The benchmark was customised MSCI World AC until From to , the benchmark was 60% MSCI AC World Metals & Mining Index / 40% MSCI AC World Energy Index Total. From , the benchmark is 60% MSCI AC World Energy Index / 40% MSCI AC World Materials Index Total, Gross Return. Please note that the use of a benchmark index is for comparative purposes only. 5 Overall Morningstar rating as of (Sector Equity Energy Category). Rating is for Class A USD Inc only, other classes may have different performance characteristics.