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Legal & General Future World Climate Change Equity Factors Index Fund

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The extreme market uncertainty caused by COVID-19 meant that trading in the L&G UK Property Fund was suspended from 18th March 2020. We intend that the fund will reopen on 13th October 2020. Find out more

Fund facts

Fund size
£86.0m
Base currency
GBP
Launch date
18 Jan 2018
Domicile
UK
Share class launch

Statistics

Historical yield
1.6%

As at 31 Aug 2020

Fund aim

The objective of the Fund is to provide a combination of growth and income by tracking the performance of the FTSE All-World ex CW Climate Balanced Factor Index, the “Index”. This objective is after the deduction of charges and taxation.

Benchmark

FTSE All-World ex CW Climate Balanced Factor Index

  • What does it invest in? Invests in shares of companies within the Index, which is alternatively weighted to give greater weight to companies that score well against four selected stock factors (value, quality, low volatility and small size) and that meet positive carbon and environmental.
  • How does it invest? Passively managed, to replicate the performance of the Index. As part of the Future World* range, the fund incorporates our Climate Impact Pledge, a targeted engagement process, and may exclude companies if engagement proves unsuccessful.

Further details

Costs

Price basis
Dual
Initial charge
0.00%
Ongoing charges figure
0.60%
Bid / Offer spread
0.24%

Codes

ISIN
GB00BF41QC71
SEDOL
BF41QC7
Bloomberg
LGFWRAG LN
MEX
LGNMJ

Dealing information

Valuation frequencyDaily, 3pm (UK time)
Dealing frequencyDaily
Settlement periodT+4

Performance

Source: Lipper

Performance (%)
Select period:
Change

    Performance summary (%)

    As at 31 Aug 2020

    CumulativeFundBenchmark
    1 month4.463.48
    6 months8.235.63
    Year to date-1.79-2.10
    3 years--
    5 years--
    Since launch12.0214.14
    AnnualisedFundBenchmark
    1 year0.340.00
    3 years--
    5 years--
    Since launch4.435.18

    As at 30 Jun 2020

    CumulativeFundBenchmark
    Quarterly16.9417.53
    Year to date-4.37-3.55
    3 years--
    5 years--
    Since launch9.0812.45
    AnnualisedFundBenchmark
    1 year0.151.23
    3 years--
    5 years--
    Since launch3.614.91
    Rolling 12-month performance
    Calendar year performance
    Monthly performance
    Annualised performance

    Rolling 12-month performance to last quarter end (%)

    12 months to 30 June 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
    Fund---8.700.15
    Benchmark---10.531.23

    Calendar year performance (%)

    2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
    Fund----19.99
    Benchmark----20.28

    Monthly performance (%)

    Annualised performance (%)

    1 year3 years5 yearsSince launch
    Fund0.34--4.43
    Benchmark0.00--5.18

    Annualised performance (%)

    1 year3 years5 yearsSince launch
    Fund0.15--3.61
    Benchmark1.23--4.91

    Performance for the C Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 18 January 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the C Inc unit class in GBP, launched on 18 January 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the I Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 18 January 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the I Inc unit class in GBP, launched on 18 January 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the L Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 18 January 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the L Inc unit class in GBP, launched on 18 January 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the R Acc unit class in GBP, launched on 18 January 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Performance for the R Inc unit class in GBP, launched on 18 January 2018. Source: Lipper. Performance assumes all fund charges have been taken and that all income generated by the investments, after deduction of tax, remains in the fund. Please note, the benchmark is priced at the close whereas the fund is priced earlier. This can lead to artificially high tracking difference. Please see the fact sheet for gross tracking difference with both fund and index on a closed-price basis.

    Past performance is not a guide to the future.

    Portfolio

    As at 31 Aug 2020. All data source LGIM unless otherwise stated. Totals may not sum due to rounding. In order to minimise transaction costs, the Fund will not always own all the assets that constitute the index and on occasion it will own assets that are not in the index.

    Sector (%)

    Industrials18.1
    Technology15.3
    Consumer Goods12.9
    Consumer Services12.9
    Financials11.7
    Health Care9.6
    Basic Materials6.1
    Utilities5.4
    Oil & Gas4.5
    Telecommunications3.4

    Market capitalisation (%)

    Large73.8
    Mid26.2
    Small0.0
    Top 10 holdings9.8
    Rest of portfolio90.2
    No. of holdings in fund2,094
    No. of holdings in index2,179

    Top 10 holdings (%)

    Apple Inc3.8
    Microsoft Corp1.3
    Amazon.Com Inc0.8
    Cisco Systems Inc0.7
    Johnson & Johnson0.6
    Facebook0.6
    Intel Corp0.5
    Alphabet Cl C0.5
    Alphabet Cl A0.5
    Berkshire Hathaway Inc Cl B0.5

    Country (%)

    United States50.6
    Japan11.0
    United Kingdom5.2
    France3.2
    Germany3.0
    Switzerland2.6
    Australia2.6
    China1.9
    Sweden1.9
    Other18.0

    Management Team

    The Index Fund Management team comprises 25 fund managers, supported by two analysts. Management oversight is provided by the Global Head of Index Funds. The team has average industry experience of 15 years, of which seven years has been at LGIM, and is focused on achieving the equally important objectives of close tracking and maximising returns.

    LGIMIndex Fund Management Team

    Literature

    Income

    Latest dividends

    The latest dividends are shown below. The historic level of income generated by this fund may go down as well up and will vary over time.

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    Dividend history

    Total dividends paid in each financial year of the fund.

    Prices

    Name
    C GBP Acc
    Bid price
    56.27p
    Offer price
    56.39p
    Absolute change
    0.0019
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    15:00 UK time
    Name
    C GBP Inc
    Bid price
    53.14p
    Offer price
    53.25p
    Absolute change
    0.0018
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    15:00 UK time
    Name
    I GBP Acc
    Bid price
    56.17p
    Offer price
    56.29p
    Absolute change
    0.0019
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    15:00 UK time
    Name
    I GBP Inc
    Bid price
    53.14p
    Offer price
    53.25p
    Absolute change
    0.0018
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    15:00 UK time
    Name
    L GBP Acc
    Bid price
    56.49p
    Offer price
    56.61p
    Absolute change
    0.002
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    15:00 UK time
    Name
    L GBP Inc
    Bid price
    53.14p
    Offer price
    53.25p
    Absolute change
    0.0018
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    15:00 UK time
    Name
    R GBP Acc
    Bid price
    55.72p
    Offer price
    55.84p
    Absolute change
    0.0019
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    15:00 UK time
    Name
    R GBP Inc
    Bid price
    53.11p
    Offer price
    53.23p
    Absolute change
    0.0018
    Currency
    GBP
    Price time
    15:00 UK time

    Key risks

    The value of an investment and any income taken from it is not guaranteed and can go down as well as up, you may not get back the amount you originally invested.

    Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

    The fund invests in smaller companies. Investments in smaller companies tend to be riskier than investments in larger companies because they can: be harder to buy and sell; or go up and down in value more often and by larger amounts, especially in the short term. In times of market uncertainty or if an exceptional amount of withdrawals are requested it may become less easy for your fund to sell investments and the Manager may defer withdrawals, or suspend dealing. The Manager can only delay paying out if it is in the interests of all investors and with the permission of the fund trustee or depositary.

    This fund invests in countries where investment markets are considered to be less developed. This means that investments are generally riskier than those in developed markets because they: may not be as well regulated; may be more difficult to buy and sell; may have less reliable arrangements for the safekeeping of investments; or may be more exposed to political and taxation uncertainties. The value of the fund can go up or down more often and by larger amounts than funds that invest in developed countries, especially in the short term.

    The fund could lose money if any institution providing services such as acting as counterparty to derivatives or other instruments, becomes unwilling or unable to meet its obligations to the fund.

    Derivatives are highly sensitive to changes in the value of the asset on which they are based and can increase the size of losses and gains.

    The fund may have underlying investments that are valued in currencies that are different from sterling (British pounds). Exchange rate fluctuations will impact the value of your investment. Currency hedging techniques may be applied to reduce this impact but may not entirely eliminate it.

    Where companies in the Index are excluded from the fund as a result of the Climate Impact Pledge, this may affect the ability of the manager to closely track the performance of the Index.

    Index disclaimer

    Source: London Stock Exchange Group plc and its group undertakings (collectively, the “LSE Group”). © LSE Group 2020. FTSE Russell is a trading name of certain of the LSE Group companies. “FTSE®” is a trade mark of the relevant LSE Group companies and is used by any other LSE Group company under license. All rights in the FTSE Russell indexes or data vest in the relevant LSE Group company which owns the index or the data. Neither LSE Group nor its licensors accept any liability for any errors or omissions in the indexes or data and no party may rely on any indexes or data contained in this communication. No further distribution of data from the LSE Group is permitted without the relevant LSE Group company’s express written consent. The LSE Group does not promote, sponsor or endorse the content of this communication.

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