Fact sheet: Morg Stnly Intl Eq (exUS)

Fund information
Fund name
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) I USD
Fund manager company
Morgan Stanley Investment Fund
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Vladimir Deminesince 18/11/2014
  • William Locksince 18/11/2014
  • Dirk Hoffmann-Beckingsince 18/11/2014
  • Christian Deroldsince 18/11/2014
  • Marcus Watsonsince 18/11/2014
  • Bruno Paulsonsince 18/11/2014
Fund objective
Seeks an attractive long term rate of return, measured in U.S. dollars by investing principally in equity securities, including depositary receipts (including American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) and Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs), of companies located in the world's developed countries excluding the United States of America.
Benchmark
  • MSCI EAFE
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
-8.4%
1 Year rank in sector
457/471
Sector
FO Equity - International
Yield
-
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.98%
Fund size
£59m (£58m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
101
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • UK30.6%
    Japan18.8%
    Switzerland13.4%
    France12.2%
    Netherlands7.7%
  • Consumer Staples33.3%
    Health Care16%
    Industrials13%
    Financials10.3%
    Materials8.3%
  • UK Equities30.6%
    Japanese Equities18.8%
    Swiss Equities13.4%
    French Equities12.2%
    Dutch Equities7.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.4%-6.4%-5.5%-8.4%--
Sector0.6%0.5%4.8%3.3%14%53.6%
Rank within sector438 / 499485 / 496476 / 486457 / 471--
Quartile4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund-6.6%0.4%---
Sector5.4%0.7%6%21.3%12.7%
Rank within sector461 / 475236 / 427---
Quartile4th3rd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
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Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
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Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
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Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
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Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
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Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
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R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
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Price movement
52 week high24.84
52 week low21.38
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price22.65
Region
1UK30.56%
2Japan18.75%
3Switzerland13.4%
4France12.22%
5Netherlands7.71%
6Germany7.15%
7Canada2.47%
8Ireland2.21%
9Money Market2.1%
Industry sector
1Consumer Staples33.25%
2Health Care15.97%
3Industrials12.99%
4Financials10.27%
5Materials8.32%
6Information Technology6.38%
7Consumer Discretionary5.12%
8Telecommunications Utilities2.61%
9Energy2.37%
Asset type
1UK Equities30.56%
2Japanese Equities18.75%
3Swiss Equities13.4%
4French Equities12.22%
5Dutch Equities7.71%
6German Equities7.15%
7Canadian Equities2.47%
8Irish Equities2.21%
9Cash & Cash Equivalents2.1%
Individual holdings
1BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO PLC4.91%
2UNILEVER NV4.73%
3RECKITT BENCKISER GROUP PLC4.35%
4NESTLE SA4.25%
5GLAXOSMITHKLINE PLC4.04%
6NOVARTIS AG3.83%
7JAPAN TOBACCO INC3.71%
8L`OREAL3.69%
9ROCHE HLDG AG3.14%
Management
Fund manager group
Morgan Stanley
Fund manager company
Morgan Stanley Investment Fund
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Seeks an attractive long term rate of return, measured in U.S. dollars by investing principally in equity securities, including depositary receipts (including American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) and Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs), of companies located in the world's developed countries excluding the United States of America.
Benchmark
  • MSCI EAFE
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Vladimir Demine18/11/2014Vladimir is a portfolio manager for the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2009 and has eight years of investment management experience. Prior to joining the firm, Vladimir worked for UBS Global Asset Management in London, where he was an analyst responsible for stock selection of consumer staples holdings in key client mandates. Vladimir received a M.Sc. in investment management with Distinction from City University (CASS) Business School and a Master's in finance with Distinction from St Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance
William Lock18/11/2014William is a portfolio manager and co-head of the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1994 and has 18 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at Credit Suisse First Boston's Corporate Finance Group, and was a management consultant with Arthur D. Little. William received a B.A. in modern history from Keble College, Oxford.
Dirk Hoffmann-Becking18/11/2014Mr. Dirk Hoffmann-Becking serves as the Portfolio Manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management Limited. Mr. Hoffmann-Becking serves as Portfolio Manager of Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - Global Franchise Portfolio; Morgan Stanley Investment Funds - Global Brands Fund, Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - International Equity Portfolio; Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc.; SunAmerica Series Trust - International Diversified Equities Portfolio; The Universal Institutional Funds, Inc. - Global Franchise Portfolio; and Morgan Stanley Institutional Fund, Inc. - Global Quality Portfolio. He served as a Equity Analyst at Societe Generale Cross Asset Research from March 2012 to August 2013. He covered banking research within financials sector. Previously, Mr. Hoffmann-Becking served as a Senior Security Analyst at Sanford C. Bernstein & Co., LLC, Research Division.
Christian Derold18/11/2014Christian is a portfolio manager for the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2006 Christian is a portfolio manager for the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2006 and has 18 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, Christian was director of research at Millgate Capital, a long short equity hedge fund. Prior to this, he worked at the State of Wisconsin Investment Board where he managed the Board's international equity portfolio. Christian received an M.A. in business administration from the University of Economics and Business Administration in Vienna, Austria.
Marcus Watson18/11/2014Marcus is a member of the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2008 and has five years of investment experience. He received a B.Sc in psychology from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Bruno Paulson18/11/2014Bruno is a portfolio manager for the London-based International Equity team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2009. Prior to joining the firm, Bruno worked for Sanford Bernstein in London, where he was a Senior Analyst covering the financial sector, particularly banks and insurers, for eight years. Previously, he was a manager at the Boston Consulting Group where he focused on the financial services industry. Bruno has an MBA from INSEAD where he received the Ford Prize for graduating top of class. He was also a Research Fellow in Political Economy at Nuffield College, Oxford, and received a B.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics with 1st Class Honors from Keble College, Oxford.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) A USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.23
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8B
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) A USD EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price20.98
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8A
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) B USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.77
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8D
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) B USD EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.6%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.9%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.9%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price20.55
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8C
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) C USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.4%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.88
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8F
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) C USD EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.4%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price20.65
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8E
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) I USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.98%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.98%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.65
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8H
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) I USD EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.98%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.98%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.38
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8G
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) Z USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.94%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.67
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8J
Morg Stnly International Equity (ex US) Z USD EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.94%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.94%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.4
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFP8I
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