CPR Invest Silver Age aims to capitalize on a promising theme, the ageing of the population, by investing in high-potential companies.
This is a subfund of the CPR Invest Luxembourg SICAV, which is a feeder of the CPR Silver Age French-governed FCP fund. It aims to outperform the european equity markets over a minimum five-year investment horizon by investing in companies that serve seniors, whose percentage of the population is rising constantly.
THE AGEING OF THE POPULATION: A MAJOR SOCIAL CHALLENGE
The ageing of the population is already a reality, and this demographic phenomenon will inevitably accelerate in the coming decades. It offers an opportunity to develop new products and services.
To cite one example, in the last 18 years, companies whose business is related to the ageing population have achieved average revenue and earnings growth that has outperformed the global market(1). This trend is expected to gather strength.
Share of seniors (60 years and older) in the overall population(2)
(1) Source: CPR AM analysis. Difference between the median growth rate of MSCI World ND companies and the CPR Invest- Global Silver Age investment universe at 30 June 2015 (source: FactSet). Period reviewed: 1996 to 2014. The global market is represented here by the MSCI World ND.
(2) Source: United Nations Population Division, World population, the 2012 revision, DVD edition, 2013 Note: The borders shown on this map do not imply official approval or acceptance by the United Nations
ACTIVE AND CONVICTION-BASED MANAGEMENT
Within a universe of about 200 companies related to the ageing of the population, the managers apply a demanding fundamentals-based selection to keep only about 60 of them in the portfolio. Similarly, the strong responsiveness of sector exposures is a major source of the fund’s added value.
AN ORIGINAL APPROACH
CPR Invest-Silver Age aims to capitalize this structural trend and its resulting investment opportunities by selecting eight promising sectors that meet seniors’ key needs and high-potential stocks within those sectors.
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Risk of loss of principal.
No guaranteed returns.
Recommended investment horizon: at least five years.
Shifts in equity prices may have a negative impact on the fund’s/subfund’s net asset value
A decline in the exchange rate can lead to a loss of value.
The fund may exhibit high levels of volatility due to the composition of the portfolio or the applied management techniques, which means that the share values may be subject to major upward and downward fluctuations within a short period of time