To provide superior capital growth and outperform the MSCI All Country World Index over the long-term by investing in companies based around the world. The manager is focused on building a high conviction portfolio of typically 5090 stocks, drawing on an investment process underpinned by fundamental research. Portfolio construction is driven by bottom-up stock selection rather than geographical or sector allocation. Currency exposure is predominantly hedged back towards the benchmark. The Company uses borrowing to gear the portfolio within a range of 5% cash to 20 geared under normal market conditions. The Company will repurchase its shares with the aim of maintaining an average discount of around 5% calculated with debt at par value.
The value of investments and the income from them can go down and up, and you may not get back as much as you paid in. Past performance is not a guide to the future.
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Cumulative performance of an original investment of £100.
You should remember that past performance is not a guide to the future.
Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Total return, net of charges and any applicable fees using cum income Net Asset Values (NAVs) debt at par with net dividend (if any) reinvested, in sterling. For detail see the Trust’s latest Report & Accounts.
Jeroen Huysinga is a portfolio manager in the Global Equities Team. An employee since 1997, he previously spent two years at Lombard Odier (UK) Ltd., where he was a Japanese equity portfolio manager. Prior to this, he held positions with the British Steel pension fund as a UK analyst and latterly a Japanese equity portfolio manager, after beginning his career at Lloyds Bank. Jeroen obtained a BA in Economics and International Studies from the University of Warwick. Jeroen is an associate of the Institute of Investment Management and Research.
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On 15th January 2013, JPMorgan Overseas Investment Trust plc issued Subscription Shares to Qualifying Shareholders on the basis of one Subscription Share for every five Ordinary Shares.
Holders of JPMorgan Overseas Investment Trust plc Subscription Shares can choose to convert their Subscription Shares on specified dates up to and including 30th October 2015.
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