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Global Strategic Managed Fund

We believe accessing growth in the current environment requires a flexible approach that carefully manages equity exposure. The Investec Global Strategic Managed Fund is a multi-asset fund that has delivered equity-like returns since inception.

Philip Saunders

Philip Saunders

Portfolio Manager

Ian Cunningham

Iain Cunningham

Portfolio Manager

Why choose this fund?


A flexible multi-asset approach that can adjust exposure to maximise downside protection and participate meaningfully in rising markets

The Fund takes a dynamic approach to seek the most attractive globally-listed investment ‘growth’ opportunities

The Fund invests in high quality defensive and uncorrelated assets to reduce volatility

Invest in USD or ZAR

You are able to get exposure to this Fund either directly as a foreign-domiciled international fund in USD, or as a rand-denominated feeder fund which invests in rands into the underlying offshore fund.

  • Investec Global Strategic Managed Fund (USD)

    Fund facts (USD)

    Sector: Morningstar USD Moderate Allocation
    Launch Date: 6 Febraury 1995
    Minimum investment: Lump sum: USD3,000
    Risk Profile:
    1234567

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  • Investec Global Strategic Managed Feeder Fund (ZAR)

    Fund facts (ZAR)

    Sector: Global MA High Equity
    Launch Date: 1 September 2003
    Minimum investment: R10,000
    Risk Profile:
    1234567

    Quick links (ZAR)

Seeks to exploit six uncorrelated sources of alpha

The Fund takes an unbiased global approach to seek the most attractive listed investment ‘growth’ opportunities. These are balanced by high quality defensive and uncorrelated assets to help reduce volatility.

Important information

The value of this investment, and any income generated from it, can go down as well as up and will be affected by changes in interest rates, exchange rates, general market conditions and other political, social and economic developments, as well as by specific matters relating to the assets in which it invests. The Fund’s investment objective will not necessarily be achieved and there is no guarantee that these investments will make profits; losses may be made. This Fund may not be appropriate for investors who plan to withdraw their money within the short to medium term. Performance shown is that of the Fund and individual investor’s performance may differ as a result of initial fees, actual investment date, date of any subsequent reinvestment and any dividend withholding tax. All the information contained in this communication is believed to be reliable but may be inaccurate or incomplete. Any opinions stated are honestly held but are not guaranteed and should not be relied upon. This is not a buy, sell or hold recommendation for any particular security. It is not an invitation to make an investment nor does it constitute an offer for sale. Before making an investment, please read the Prospectus and Key Investor Information Document, which sets out the fund specific risks and is available from Investec Asset Management. The portfolio may change significantly over a short period of time. The Fund is traded at the ruling price and can engage in borrowing, up to 10% of the portfolio net asset value to bridge insufficient liquidity, and scrip lending and may be closed in order to be managed in accordance with the mandate. The Fund is a sub-fund of the Investec Global Strategy Fund, which is a UCITS organised as a Société d’Investissement à Capital Variable under the law of Luxembourg. For further information on the Fund including application forms and a schedule of fees and commissions, please contact Investec Asset Management. Fund prices and English language copies of the Prospectus, Report & Accounts and Articles of Incorporation and local language copies of the Key Investor Information Documents may be obtained from our website and free of charge from the following country specific contacts: Luxembourg – Investec Global Strategy Fund, 49 avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg. In South Africa, Investec Asset Management is an authorised financial services provider. Those sub-funds offered for public sale in South Africa are approved under the South African Collective Investment Schemes Control Act.