|As of 3/31/22||Inception Date|
|QTD||YTD||1 Year||3 Year||5 Year||10 Year||Since Inception|
|Quantitative International Equity (Gross)||-4.2%||-4.2%||3.3%||N/A||N/A||N/A||3.3%||3/31/2021|
|Quantitative International Equity (Net)||-4.4%||-4.4%||2.5%||N/A||N/A||N/A||2.5%|
|MSCI World ex US||-4.8%||-4.8%||3.0%||N/A||N/A||N/A||3.0%|
Calendar Year Returns
|MSCI World ex US||8.3%|
The MSCI World ex US Index is a free float-adjusted market capitalization index that is designed to measure the equity market performance of developed markets, excluding the US. The MSCI World ex US Index consists of the following 22 developed market country indices: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. One cannot invest directly in an index. The MSCI EAFE Index is a group of unmanaged securities widely regarded by investors to be representative of the stock markets of Europe, Australia, and the Far East. The Index is a total return index net of foreign withholding taxes on dividends. One cannot invest directly in an index. Source: MSCI. MSCI makes no express or implied warranties or representations and shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to any MSCI data contained herein. The MSCI data may not be further redistributed or used as a basis for other indexes or any securities or financial products. This report is not approved, endorsed, reviewed or produced by MSCI. None of the MSCI data is intended to constitute investment advice or a recommendation to make (or refrain from making) any kind of investment decision and may not be relied on as such.
Performance quoted is past performance and is not a guarantee of future results. Products have fees that reduce their performance, indexes do not. You cannot invest directly in an index. For further information see the Fact Sheet below.
GIM believes that a benchmark-agnostic portfolio of non-U.S. stocks, constructed with a disciplined blend of proprietary multi-factor models and downside risk screens, may achieve long-term performance.
The competitive advantage of our International equity strategy is derived from the following key attributes:
Quantitative discipline; fundamental insight Models based on intuitive fundamentals that drive performance
Proprietary, diversified models for each sector Unique multi-factor stock selection models for buying and selling
Downside risk screens Proprietary earnings surprise indicators, quality of earnings and stock price volatility
Benchmark-agnostic position weights Minimizes single-stock risk; avoids bias toward expensive ADRs
Discipline emphasizes high quality and valuation Potential for superior upside and downside capture
ESG integrated: Thoughtful application of material Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria ESG factors, such as proprietary ESG momentum, are incorporated into stock selection models
Summary Investment Guidelines
- Universe: MSCI World, ex U.S.
- Benchmark: MSCI World, ex U.S.
- 70-120 holdings
- Initial position maximum: 1%
- Existing position maximum: 3% for any security
- Sector: +/–5% vs. MSCI World, ex U.S.
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