Value Fund

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Investor Profile

The unit trust portfolio is suitable for investors seeking exposure to the domestic equity market with maximum capital appreciation as their primary goal over the long term. Investors should have a tolerance for short-term market volatility in order to achieve long-term objectives.


2009 - Raging Bull - Best SA Equity Value Fund

2009 - Morningstar - Best SA Equity Fund

2010 - Raging Bull - Best SA Equity Value Fund

Investment manager

Foord is a privately owned, independent asset management company with offices in South Africa and Singapore. Their investment philosophy and associated process focuses on the preservation of capital and the understanding and management of risk. They have developed a track record of producing consistent, inflation-beating long-term returns using a combination of sound asset allocation and stock selection. 

Foord Asset Management was founded in 1981 and has one of the longest track records in South Africa. They have managed the Nedgroup Investments Value Fund since 2004 and the Nedgroup Investments Stable Fund since its inception in 2007.

Foord places significant emphasis on the integration of ESG factors into their investment decisions, which is further supported by the degree to which it engages with investee companies. Foord’s broad participation in the responsible investing space is supported by an annual Stewardship Report and extensive CSI initiatives. 

Risk profile

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The greater the amount of risk an investor is willing to take on the greater the potential return

Minimum investment

Lump sum: R10 000 Debit order: R500

Recommended minimum period

5 to 7 years

Inception date

03 November 2003

Asisa category

(ASISA) South African EQ General


South African EQ General

Performance (since inception)

Annual fees and charges eac Fees calculator

excl VAT incl VAT
Fund management fee 1.50% 1.73%
Fund expenses 0.02%
Total expense ratio 1.75%
Fund transacting costs 0.09%
Total investment charges 1.84%

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Fund price Market change Unit count
4 559.48 0.02% 4 673 880.1979

Income distribution

Cents per unit Latest date Frequency
145.61 31 December 2019 Annually

Responsible investing

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