Dimensional Emerging Markets Value Trust
About this Fund
|FUND MANAGER||DFA Australia|
|ASSET CLASS||GLOBAL EQUITIES|
|INVESTMENT STYLE||The Trust invests in a diversified portfolio of Value Companies associated with approved emerging markets.|
|INVESTMENT PROFILE||The Trust aims to provide long-term capital growth.|
|NO. OF HOLDINGS||1500+|
|FEES||0.72% p.a. of the net asset value of the Trust|
Benefits of investing in the Dimensional Emerging Markets Value Trust
An investment in the Trust offers investors a range of key benefits:
The Trust may suit those investors seeking exposure to a diversified portfolio of Value Companies listed on approved emerging markets with the potential for long-term capital growth. Investors in this Trust will be exposed to share market volatility.
About the Fund
The investment objective of the Trust is to provide long-term capital growth by gaining exposure to a diversified portfolio of Value Companies associated with approved emerging markets. The Trust is not managed with the objective of achieving a particular return relative to a benchmark index. However, to compare the performance of the Trust with a broad measure of market performance, reference may be made to the MSCI Emerging Markets Index (net div.). Investors should note that the index is referred to for comparison purposes only. The index is not intended to represent the current or targeted asset allocation of the Trust. The performance of the Trust may differ significantly from the index.
How we invest your money
Dimensional's equity portfolios are based on dimensions of expected returns that have been identified by academic research:
Ordinarily, the Trust will invest in a diversified portfolio of Value Companies associated with approved emerging markets.
Dimensional will determine at its discretion which emerging market countries are authorised for investment, and whether and when to invest in those authorised countries, depending on a number of factors. Please refer to Dimensional's website at www.dimensional.com.au for the latest list of approved emerging markets.
Within the Trust's eligible universe of low relative price companies, the portfolio emphasises investment in securities with a higher expected return considering the dimensions described above. In addition, Dimensional may also take into account other factors when determining a security's weight in the portfolio.
The Trust may lend securities for the purpose of generating additional income. The Trust may gain some or all of its market exposure by investing in other funds managed by Dimensional or its affiliates (including other Dimensional Wholesale Trusts).
Other members of the Dimensional Group may on occasion undertake the day-to-day trading of the securities and make investment decisions under delegated authority from Dimensional.
Strategic asset allocation
Under normal circumstances, the Trust will invest in accordance with the following target allocation range*:
*The Trust is expected to be fully invested. A portion of the portfolio may be allocated to cash for liquidity purposes. Please refer to the Additional Information Guide for further information.