Institutional Fund Distribution

Our team has an extensive network of contacts across Institutions and Family Offices in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
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We specialise in the distribution to institutional investors of funds with unique strategies where investors are not traditionally invested. We have particular experience with Emerging and Frontiers markets.

For further details of our capabilities please contact Sandrine Reynaud or Alan Walker

CIM Dividend Income Fund

Fund Managed by James Morton.

Freedom is the exclusive distributor in Europe for the CIM Dividend Income fund. The fund has a 21 year track record, is managed by the same manager James Morton since inception with a team based in Singapore and Jakarta.

They are Asia equities specialist and the fund is focussing on delivering 6% dividend yield per year through exposure to Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities. We believe this works well for investors looking for regular income as well as those looking at investing in Asia outside the beaten track.

The fund ranks 5 Star in the Morningstar category Asia Pacific ex Japan Equity Income and received for the last 5 consecutive years, two gold medals from Sauren. James Morton was also awarded the Sauren Golden Award for best Emerging Market manager in 2018.

CIM Quarterly Investment Call October 2022

Investment Characteristics

  • Investment objective is total return with over 6% dividend income per year
  • Bottom up, value-based investment approach
  • Reasonable concentration with top 20 typically 65-70%
  • Benchmark index: MSCI Asia Pacific ex Japan equities TR

Product Characteristics

  • ICAV – UCITS V domiciled in Ireland
  • Daily NAV and daily liquidity
  • Offers accumulative and distribution share classes in GBP/USD/EUR

QIC GCC Equity Fund

Fund Managed by Mark Krombas

Freedom was appointed distributor in Europe for the GCC Equity Fund of Qatar’s largest Insurance company QIC. The QIC GCC Equity fund aims to achieve capital gain by investing in listed equities in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, the largest exposure being the Saudi Arabian Stock Exchange.

QIC GCC Equity Fund is a 5 star Morningstar fund in the category Africa & Middle East Equity and won the MENA Fund Manager Performance Award for the best 2018, 2019 and 2020 performance of a GCC Fund. This strategy continues to be the best performing against peers and the largest UCITS fund.

QIC GCC Fund Investor Call – January 2022

Investment Characteristics

  • Bottom up stock picker with a value bias
  • Overweight to Saudi equities
  • Reasonable concentration with top 10 representing 40-45% of portfolio
  • Benchmark S&P GCC Composite TR

Product Characteristics

  • UCITS IV domiciled in Luxembourg
  • Daily NAV and daily liquidity
  • EUR/USD/GBP/CHF share classes

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