The Fund invests in attractive markets and sectors on a worldwide basis and aims to achieve long term capital growth. The objective of the fund is to produce above average absolute returns over the long term. Using a financially disciplined, thematic and growth based approach to investing; the manager invests in companies that exhibit high earnings growth and a strong, stable competitive business. Portfolios are the result of individual stock selections and are not constructed by reference to any market index. The manager expects that its portfolios will show a significant departure from benchmark indices in regards to the weightings given to sectors, countries and individual stocks. Prior to April 2013, AUM reported per share class. As of April 2013, AUM is reported aggregate across share classes.