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CONSOLIDATION OF SERVICE PROVIDERS

08
Jun

By way of introduction, Foord Asset Management (Guernsey) Limited established the Foord International Trust (FIT) in Guernsey in 1997. In 2012, Foord Asset Management (Singapore) Pte. Ltd was established as an investment research office and launched the Foord Global Equity Fund (FGEF) in Singapore. Foord Asset Management (Foord) then mirrored the FIT and FGEF investment strategies in two UCITS-compliant sub-funds of Foord Sicav in Luxembourg, Europe’s leading cross-border funds market. Unlike FIT and FGEF, these UCITS Funds are eligible for distribution in all EU markets.

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AUTOMATIC EXCHANGE OF TAX INFORMATION – AN UPDATE

06
Jun

We reported in our Q1 2016 newsletter that a new global tax reporting system was being introduced by the OECD that would affect investors with cross-border investment holdings. This development, better known as the Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information or the Common Reporting Standard, is now in full swing with reporting to tax authorities imminent. Brendan Africa provides an update on some frequently asked questions:

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THE TECH DISRUPTION

05
May

Software has become the centre of modern innovation and industry disruption. ISHRETH HASSEN writes about the profound implications of software’s inexorable progress.

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FOORD INTERNATIONAL TRUST 20-YEAR ANNIVERSARY

18
Apr

Foord’s flagship global fund, the Foord International Trust (FIT), was launched 20 years ago this March. Multiple-counsellor portfolio manager BRIAN ARCESE examines the fund’s performance through the lens of the investment cycle.

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THE YEAR AHEAD

25
Jan

At the Meet the Team investor functions in November, MIKE SOEKOE discussed Foord’s outlook for investment markets in 2017. Mike’s presentation focused on capital preservation, as well as the effect of uncertainty and extreme volatility on investors' decisions. This article is an overview of his presentation.

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