Fund Information

Inception Date October 1, 2008
Total Net Assets (millions) $2,433.2
Availability Open
Style Long Only, Global Value
Approach Bottom-up, Fundamental
Capitalization All capitalizations
Average # of Holdings Typically 100 - 150 Positions
Asset Classes Typically equities, fixed income, commodities, gold, cash

Classes

Class Ticker CUSIP
A IVWAX 45070A107
C IVWCX 45070A503
I IVWIX 45070A206

Objective

The IVA Worldwide Fund will seek long-term growth of capital by investing in a range of securities and asset classes from markets around the world, including the U.S. market.

Investment Approach

  • The fund employs a flexible approach to value investing. This approach may include securities across all asset classes (stocks, bonds, gold and cash) and securities throughout the capitalization spectrum (small, mid, large caps).
  • The portfolio management team attempts to mitigate risk by focusing on what can go wrong and striving to avoid bubbles, with an eye towards capital preservation.
  • The fund strives to be well-diversified, and never seeks to replicate a benchmark.
  • The investment team utilizes in-house, fundamental research conducted by experienced analysts.

Portfolio Manager

Charles de Vaulx

Charles de Vaulx Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager

Portfolio Characteristics

Top 10 Positions as of 10/31/2020

Position Percentage
1 Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class A; Class B 5.1%
2 Bayerische Motoren Werke AG 3.2%
3 Astellas Pharma, Inc. 3.1%
4 Newmont Corporation 3.1%
5 LKQ Corp. 2.7%
6 Compagnie Financiere Richemont SA 2.4%
7 H.U.Group Holdings, Inc. 2.3%
8 Bureau Veritas SA 2.1%
9 Western Union Company 1.8%
10 Sodexo SA 1.8%
Total 27.6%

Top 10 Positions represent 27.6 of total net assets.

Portfolio is actively managed and holdings are subject to change.

This is not a recommendation to buy or sell any of the securities shown.

Portfolio Overview as of 09/30/2020

Number of Holdings 67
Median Market Cap (millions) $6,426
Weighted Average Market Cap (millions) $103,890
Turnover 1 39.9%
Active Share 2 95.3%
Upside Capture (since inception) 3 58.1%
Downside Capture (since inception) 4 50.1%

Asset Allocation as of 09/30/2020

Equity 55.9%
Fixed Income 2.5%
Gold and Gold Related 3.7%
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1 37.9%
Total 100.0%

Sector Allocation as of 09/30/2020

Communication Services 4.3%
Consumer Discretionary 15.3%
Consumer Staples 5.9%
Energy 1.8%
Financials 4.7%
Gold and Gold Related 5.2%
Health Care 5.9%
Holding Company 6.4%
Industrials 8.2%
Materials 1.0%
Technology 3.4%
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1 37.9%
Total 100.0%

Regional Allocation as of 09/30/2020

Equity
Fixed Income
Gold and Gold Related
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1
Percentage 20.1% 21.2% 5.2% 8.1% 0.4% 3.4% 3.7% 37.9%
Region United States Europe Ex-UK Asia Ex-Japan Japan United Kingdom Other Countries Gold and Gold Related Cash and Cash Equivalents 1
Region Percentage
Asia Ex-Japan 5.2%
Europe Ex-UK 21.2%
Gold and Gold Related 3.7%
Japan 8.1%
Other Countries 3.4%
United Kingdom 0.4%
United States 20.1%
Cash and Cash Equivalents 1 37.9%
Total 100.0%

Performance Information

Average Annual Total Returns
Class 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since
Inception*
A (NAV) 2.47% -10.26% -4.86% -1.42% 2.59% 4.01% 6.15%
A (with load) -2.67% -14.77% -9.63% -3.10% 1.54% 3.48% 5.70%
C 2.33% -10.76% -5.58% -2.15% 1.82% 3.24% 5.36%
I 2.59% -10.05% -4.58% -1.16% 2.86% 4.28% 6.42%
MSCI All Country World Index (Net) 8.13% 1.37% 10.44% 7.12% 10.30% 8.55% 7.79%
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Past performance does not guarantee future results. All returns are expressed in U.S. dollars. The performance data quoted represents past performance and current returns may be lower or higher. Returns are shown net of fees and expenses and assume reinvestment of dividends and other income. The investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. To obtain performance information current to the most recent month-end, please call (866) 941-4482.

The fund recently experienced significant negative short-term performance due to market volatility associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maximum sales charge for the A shares is 5.00%. C shares include a 1% CDSC Fee for the first year only. The expense ratios for the fund are as follows: 1.16% (A Shares); 1.91% (C Shares); 0.91% (I Shares). Amounts redeemed within 30 days of purchase are subject to a 2.00% fee.

*

Inception date is 10/1/2008.

MSCI All Country World Index (Net) is an unmanaged index consisting of 52 country indices comprised of 24 developed and 28 emerging market country indices and is calculated with dividends reinvested after deduction of withholding tax. The Index is a trademark of MSCI Inc. and is not available for direct investment.

Average Annual Total Returns
Class 1 Month 3 Months YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since
Inception*
A (NAV) -1.40% -0.67% -11.52% -7.94% -2.19% 1.61% 3.53% 5.98%
A (with load) -6.35% -5.63% -15.96% -12.53% -3.86% 0.57% 3.01% 5.54%
C -1.45% -0.83% -12.05% -8.62% -2.90% 0.86% 2.76% 5.19%
I -1.40% -0.54% -11.31% -7.66% -1.93% 1.88% 3.80% 6.25%
MSCI All Country World Index (Net) -2.43% 0.20% -1.09% 4.89% 5.52% 8.11% 7.90% 7.51%
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Past performance does not guarantee future results. All returns are expressed in U.S. dollars. The performance data quoted represents past performance and current returns may be lower or higher. Returns are shown net of fees and expenses and assume reinvestment of dividends and other income. The investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. To obtain performance information current to the most recent month-end, please call (866) 941-4482.

The fund recently experienced significant negative short-term performance due to market volatility associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maximum sales charge for the A shares is 5.00%. C shares include a 1% CDSC Fee for the first year only. The expense ratios for the fund are as follows: 1.16% (A Shares); 1.91% (C Shares); 0.91% (I Shares). Amounts redeemed within 30 days of purchase are subject to a 2.00% fee.

*

Inception date is 10/1/2008.

MSCI All Country World Index (Net) is an unmanaged index consisting of 52 country indices comprised of 24 developed and 28 emerging market country indices and is calculated with dividends reinvested after deduction of withholding tax. The Index is a trademark of MSCI Inc. and is not available for direct investment.

Class NAV $ Change % Change MTD YTD
A (NAV) $16.03 $-0.02 -0.12% 8.75% -3.78%
A (with load) $16.03 $-0.02 -5.09% 3.29% -8.61%
C $15.56 $-0.02 -0.13% 8.74% -4.36%
I $16.12 $-0.02 -0.12% 8.77% -3.53%
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Past performance does not guarantee future results. All returns are expressed in U.S. dollars. The performance data quoted represents past performance and current returns may be lower or higher. Returns are shown net of fees and expenses and assume reinvestment of dividends and other income. The investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. To obtain performance information current to the most recent month-end, please call (866) 941-4482.

The fund recently experienced significant negative short-term performance due to market volatility associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maximum sales charge for the A shares is 5.00%. C shares include a 1% CDSC Fee for the first year only. The expense ratios for the fund are as follows: 1.16% (A Shares); 1.91% (C Shares); 0.91% (I Shares). Amounts redeemed within 30 days of purchase are subject to a 2.00% fee.

Risk vs. Return Since Inception as of 09/30/2020

Annualized Return Annualized Standard Deviation5
IVWAX 6.15% 9.69%
MSCI All Country World Index 7.79% 16.45%

Fees

Class A 1.16%
Class C 1.91%
Class I 0.91%

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