Fund of small and mid cap European ESG equities (Eligible for PEA)

Clartan Ethos ESG Europe Small & Mid Cap C

Risk level
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
SFDR Article 8
€105.61
NAV at 25/11/2022
-17.3%
YTD
+2.5%
Performance since inception (cagr)

The compartment does not have French ISR certification

Objectives

  • Fund eligible for PEA accounts
  • Generate capital growth over the long term (minimum 5 years)
  • Generate better long-term performance than the main euro-denominated European indices of small and mid-sized companies
  • Responsible and sustainable investment (positive impact)

Investment universe

  • European small and mid cap companies (less than €20 billion at time of purchase) that take a proactive approach to managing ESG issues
  • Minimum 92% investment in equities from Council of Europe countries
  • Minimum 75% investment in equities from European Economic Area countries (PEA)

Strategy

Stock selection:

  • by Ethos on the basis of their extra-financial criteria; companies identified as a Leader, Strong Performer or Challenger in ESG terms and with a positive impact
  • by Clartan Associés on Quality & Value criteria; companies with sustainable competitive advantages trading at a discount to their long-term values 

ESG approach

Exclusions

Sectoral
Weapons, tobacco, pornography, GMOs, coal, nuclear, gambling, non-conventional fossil fuels

Behavioural
Major controversies relating to the environment, society, governance, business ethics or products.

Best-in-Class

ESG & carbon criteria
Best ESG & carbon ratings (scopes 1 to 3 and climate strategy)

Positive impact
Sustainable energy, low-emission travel, sustainable water management, sustainable construction, natural capital, pollution control, circular economy, health, education and sustainable finance.

Engagement

Voting at AGMs
Systematic use of voting rights at general meetings of shareholders in accordance with Ethos’ guidelines

Dialogue
Engagement in dialogue with management bodies (transparency, influence on specific ESG themes, etc.)

Team

Guillaume Brisset
Guillaume Brisset
Chief Operating Officer - Partner, Fund manager
Elizabeth de Saint Leger
Elizabeth de Saint Leger
Fund manager
Francesco Manfredini
Francesco Manfredini
Analyst, Fund manager
Marc Effgen
Marc Effgen
Managing Director Clartan Associés Suisse

Performances

Annual performance

2021
+16.8%
2022
-15.7%

Cumulative performance

YTD
-17.3%
1 year
-15.8%
Inception
+5.6%

Annualized performance

1 year
-15.8%
Inception
+2.5%
Past perfomance is no indication or guarantee of future performance.

Risks

Risque actions
Lorsque les marchés actions reculent, la performance du fonds peut être impactée négativement.
Risque de perte en capital
Le capital investi peut être perdu
Risque de change
Dans le cas d’investissements dans des actifs libellés dans des devises différentes de la devise de référence du fonds, ce dernier peut être affecté par toute fluctuation des taux de change.
Risque extra-financiers
Les investissements réalisés par le fonds suivant des critères ESG peuvent conduire à restreindre délibérément l’univers d’investissement possible. L’application de ces critères ESG peuvent notamment se traduire en gestion par la renonciation d’opportunités d’investissement, une sous-pondération de certains titres ou une concentration de portefeuille.

Characterisctics

Number of units
117,137
Sub-fund net assets
€39,011,724
ISIN Code
LU2225829204
Dividend policy
Capitalisation
Custodian
Banque de Luxembourg
Valuation
Daily
Administrator
EFA
Advisable holding period
Over 5 years
UCITS creation date
18/09/2020

Fees

Expense Ratio
2,21 %, of which 1,80 % management fee
Entry fee
3 % (maximum - Not earned by Clartan Associés)
Exit fee
Nil
Performance fee
Nil

Documentation

Legal notices
The information presented above does not represent either an offer for sale or investment advice. For full information on strategy, fees, all risks and the recommended investment period, please refer to the prospectus, KIID and other regulatory information available on our website www.clartan.com or free of charge on demand from the company’s head office. The performance will be available at the end of the first twelve months of the sub-fund's existence, in accordance with article 314-13 of the AMF General Regulations.