Value Equity Fund

Guiding you through uncertainty

Fund Objective

The fundamental investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investments in shares of companies which the portfolio adviser determines have strong appreciation potential that is not reflected in the trading price of the securities.

Intended For

This Fund is suitable for medium to long-term investors who are seeking exposure to Sri Lanka’s Colombo Stock Exchange, to invest in shares with value characteristics to add to the growth component of a diversified portfolio.

Why Invest?

A value philosophy driven, disciplined style of investing with proven results. The Fund provides you with the opportunity to gain exposure to established Sri Lankan companies that the managers determine are undervalued.

Fund Performance

Performance Since Inception

1 Month 3 Months 6 Months YTD 1 Year SI*  TER**
-12.55% -34.32% -22.89% -31.84% -19.73% 6.59%  1.92%

Past performance is not indicative of future performance
Performance as of  April 30, 2022
Returns shown are after all taxes, fees and expenses and based on NAV
All returns shown are non-annualized (except SI)
*SI – Since Inception

** TER as of 31st December 2021
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Fees & Expenses
A 2% Front End Fee is applicable at the time of purchase.
A exit fee of 2% is applicable for redemption within year 1.

- GIPS pooled fund reports are provided at year end as required by GIPS 2020.

- Quarterly updates of GIPS pooled fund reports are available upon request.

Disciplined Stock Selection

We invest in a limited number of companies that we have carefully and systematically researched so that our best idea can have a meaningful impact on our investment performance.

Proven Track Record

As a result of our investment process, we have been able to consistently outperformed market benchmarks by significant magnitudes, while limiting volatility.

Ethical Execution

We have earned a name in the industry for adhering to global best practices and ethical standards.

Meet the Fund Manager

Murtaza Jafferjee has worked in the Sri Lankan equity market since 1994. His experience includes advising individual and institutional investors on investment in equities. At JB Financial, Murtaza functions in the capacity of Director overseeing the company, as a member of the Investment Committee and as portfolio manager for the JB Vantage Value Equity Fund.

Murtaza is currently the chair of Advocata Institute, an independent policy think tank based in Colombo. He previously served as an independent Director of Nations Trust Bank PLC (2010 – 2019) and Serendib Hotels PLC (2010 – 2020). Additionally, he was a director of the Colombo Stock Exchange from April 2007 to August 2009 and February 2019 to July 2020. Murtaza is a past President of CFA Sri Lanka.

Murtaza holds a Masters in Financial Economics from the University of Colombo, Bachelor of Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering from the University of NSW, Australia. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Ready to invest?

Read the Fund Explanatory Memorandum and fill in the forms below.

Explanatory Memorandum
A detailed overview of fund specifics
Application Form
So we can get to know you
Purchase Form
Purchase units of the fund
Application Checklist
Check whether your application is complete
Monthly Factsheet