Lazard International Compounders seeks to generate strong relative returns over a full market cycle by investing solely in what Lazard calls “Compounders”. Lazard defines compounders as the world’s leading companies that can generate, and sustain, the highest levels of financial productivity (i.e., return on equity, return on capital and cashflow return on investment).
40-50 of the most financially productive companies, outside the U.S.
Fundamentally driven stock selection process, unconstrained by benchmarks
Holdings demonstrate above market growth, low leverage and good ESG characteristics
Typically low portfolio turnover
A repeatable and empirically validated investment philosophy
Large global team of forward-looking, fundamentally driven research analysts
Rigorous risk management process to limit factor risk
Potential for long-term outperformance
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Fund performance is not available for funds with a history of less than one year.
The Fund is relying on Ontario Instrument 81-503 Extension of Certain Filing, Delivery and Prospectus Renewal Requirements of Investment Funds in order to
extend the prospectus renewal timing requirements set out in section 62 of the Securities Act (Ontario) by up to 45 days. The current lapse date of the Fund
is May 13, 2020.
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