Black Creek Global Leaders Fund

A High Conviction, Best-Ideas Global Equity Solution

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Broaden Your Horizons for an Abundance of Opportunities

Overcoming home bias can be challenging, but you can take comfort in knowing that by entrusting assets to Black Creek, you’ll be benefiting from a dedicated global equity team that has added value over time. The team has been able to uncover leading companies with far greater potential than the market had initially recognized.

Trailing Returns

ClassClass 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception Inception Date
Black Creek Global Leaders Fund – Class A 7.15% 10.80% 15.00% 10.95% 7.12% 2005-02-01
Black Creek Global Leaders Fund – Class F 8.32% 12.03% 16.30% 12.12% 9.88% 2006-06-13

Source: Morningstar , Direct as at June 30, 2018.

Differentiated Exposure – An Excellent Complement to Existing Holdings

The management team focuses on its best 25–35 stock ideas within this fund, which includes many companies that have negligible weightings in, or are absent from, the MSCI World Index. The result is a high-conviction portfolio that is unique when it comes to individual holdings, sectors and geographic positioning. 

Black Creek Global Leaders Fund

North America38.1%

Europe developed37.9%


Latin America6.7%

Asia emerging5.4%

Source: Morningstar Direct, as of June 30, 2018.

  • No Canadian exposure
  • Far less reliant on U.S. performance relative to benchmark
  • Access to Emerging Markets

Key Reasons to Invest

  • High-conviction mandate of 25–35 industry leading companies
  • Differentiated positioning makes this an ideal portfolio complement

Fund details

Fund Size$3.2 billion

Inception DateJune 13, 20061

Risk RatingMedium

1Class F

Fund Codes

A FE 2574 11106
LL 1574 11456
DSC 3574 11156
F - 4574 11006

Unique Insights – Proprietary ideas

Top 10 holdings = 48.2% of fund total | Same holdings = 0.97% of MSCI 1 World Index

CompanyBusiness DescriptionCountryMSCI World1ClassFund
Booz Allen HamiltonConsulting firm with 80 offices and 20,000 employeesUnited States0.00%5.70%
GlaxoSmithKlineOne of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companiesUnited Kingdom0.25%5.60%
HeidelbergCementOne of the world’s largest building materials companiesGermany0.04%5.00%
OracleMultinational computer technology corporationUnited States0.34%5.00%
NielsenGlobal information, data and measurement companyUnited States0.03%4.80%
Santen PharmaceuticalSpecializes in ophthalmology and rheumatology medicinesJapan0.00%4.70%
Schneider ElectricSpecializes in energy management and automationFrance0.11%4.70%
CarnivalWorld’s largest cruise and leisure travel companyUnited States0.04%4.50%
DaikinJapanese multinational air conditioner manufacturerJapan0.13%4.10%
Henry ScheinDistributor of medical, dental and veterinary supplies and servicesUnited States0.03%4.10%

Source: Black Creek Investment Management as of June 30, 2018. 1 Reflects portfolio of an MSCI World-based ETF (URTH).

The information contained herein is not to be used or construed as investment advice or as an endorsement or recommendation of any entity or security discussed. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compound total returns net of fees (except for figures of one year or less, which are simple total returns) including changes in security value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns