Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund

Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund

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22 July 2024
ISIN
IE000I45W962
Currency
USD
SFDR classification
Article 9
Benchmark
MSCI World NR USD
Category
Global Large-Cap Blend Equity
Investment Style
Large Core
Fund Size
USD625m

INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES

The investment objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth, investing globally in companies that the Fund’s Sub-Investment Manager believes contribute positively to social and environmental factors. The Fund’s Sub-Investment Manager, Qblue Balanced A/S, is a boutique investment firm located in Copenhagen, Denmark which was founded in 2018 by financial services veteran, Bjarne Graven Larsen, former CIO at ATP and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP).

The Fund uses a systematic investment and data driven approach to identify companies that have come the furthest in the field of sustainability in every industry and region worldwide. The Sub Investment Manager’s in-house proprietary investment framework, The Sustainability Cube™, systematically builds a portfolio of companies located around the world that have been identified as sustainability leaders in their respective field. In line with the Fund’s sustainable objective, the ESG characteristics of the portfolio seeks outperformance in the overall ESG Industry Leadership Score, Climate Transition Score, UN SDG Score, in addition to a significant reduction in the weighted average Carbon intensity.

Meet the Manager: Bjarne Graven Larsen | Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund

We are delighted to share with you our latest video featuring financial services veteran, Bjarne Graven Larsen, former CIO at ATP and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP) and the current CEO and founder of Qblue Balanced A/S. Qblue was founded on a distinct idea and philosophy, ‘to help investors achieve their investment objectives by providing sustainable solutions to obtain more diversified, more robust portfolio construction designs’. In this video, Bjarne shares his journey to today, how he got into investing and what inspired him to set up Qblue, the sub-investment manager of Heptagon's Article 9 fund - the Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund.

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Investment Team LocationCopenhagen, Denmark
Active/PassiveActive with reference to a benchmark
BenchmarkMSCI World NR USD
Fund SizeUSD625m
Fund Launch12 January 2022
Fund StatusOpen to all investors
Share Class Launch12 January 2022
Share Class StatusOpen to existing investors
Fund CurrencyUSD
Share Class CCYUSD
Management Fee0.6%
Min. InvestmentUSD1,000,000
Fund TypeUCITS
DomicileIreland
AdministratorBBH Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Ltd
DepositaryBBH Trustee Services (Ireland) Ltd
AuditorGrant Thornton
Dealing FrequencyDaily
SubscriptionsT+3
RedemptionsT+3
Risk Management
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Lower RiskHigher Risk

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Qblue Global Sustainable Leaders Fund Q2 2024 Webcast

Top Ten Holdings

As of 30 June 2024
NameSectorWeight %
1Adobe IncInformation Technology5.4
2Hewlett Packard Enterprise CoInformation Technology5.1
3NVIDIA CorpInformation Technology4.9
4International Business Machines CorpInformation Technology4.9
5Automatic Data Processing IncIndustrials4.7
6Gartner IncInformation Technology3.4
7Novo Nordisk A/S Class BHealth Care3.1
8Applied Materials IncInformation Technology3.0
9eBay IncConsumer Discretionary2.8
10Gilead Sciences IncHealth Care2.7

Exposure Breakdowns

As of 30 June 2024
TypeFund %Benchmark %
Communication Services4.67.8
Consumer Discretionary8.110.2
Consumer Staples3.56.3
Energy2.44.3
Financials15.714.8
Health Care11.811.8
Industrials11.810.7
Information Technology33.425.9
Materials3.33.6
Real Estate2.42.1
Utilities1.72.4
Other1.00.0
Cash0.10.0

Fund Manager

Lars Voss Toft

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Thomas Stryger Olsen

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Martin Richter

Senior Portfolio Manager

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Lars Hougaard Nielsen

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Heptagon Capital Limited, Heptagon Capital LLP and its Partners disclaim any and all liability relating to these materials, including, without limitation, any express or implied representations or warranties for statements or errors contained in, and omissions from, these materials. Certain assumptions have been made, and/or parameters set, in the preparation of these materials which have resulted in the returns detailed herein, and no representation or warranty is made that any returns indicated will be achieved. Changes to assumptions or parameters may have a material impact on the returns detailed. This document should not be considered an offer to buy or sell investments. Heptagon Capital Limited has issued this communication as investment manager for Heptagon Fund ICAV, and is licenced to conduct investment services by the Malta Financial Services Authority.

Heptagon Capital LLP, acting as Distributor, is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Representative and Paying Agent in Switzerland is Société Générale, Paris, Zurich branch, Talacker 50, PO Box 1928, 8021 Zurich, Switzerland. The prospectus, the key investor information document, the Articles and the annual and semi-annual reports are available free of charge from the Swiss representative.

The results given herein are based solely upon historical fund performance as gathered and supplied by Morningstar. That past performance has not been independently verified by either Heptagon Capital Limited or Heptagon Capital LLP. It is not intended to predict or depict the future performance of any investment. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future returns.

The information contained herein is provided for informational purposes only, is not complete, and does not contain certain material information about the funds, including important disclosures and risk factors associated with an investment in the funds. Before making an investment in any fund, prospective investors are advised to thoroughly and carefully review the fund’s private placement memorandum with their financial, legal and tax advisors to determine whether an investment is suitable for them. An investment in these funds is not suitable for all investors.

The Global Industry Classification Standard (“GICS”) was developed by and is the exclusive property and a service mark of MSCI Inc. (“MSCI”) and S&P Global Market Intelligence (“S&P”) and is licensed for use by Heptagon Fund ICAV. Neither MSCI, S&P, nor any other party involved in making or compiling the GICS or any GICS classifications makes any express or implied warranties or representations with respect to such standard or classification (or the results to be obtained by the use thereof), and all such parties hereby expressly disclaim all warranties of originality, accuracy, completeness, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any of such standard or classification. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall MSCI, S&P, any of their affiliates or any third party involved in making or compiling the GICS or any GICS classifications have any liability for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, consequential or any other damages (including lost profits) even if notified of the possibility of such damages.