LF Canlife Global Equity Income Fund

About the Fund

The LF Canlife Global Equity Income Fund aims to provide income with the potential for some capital growth by investing in a portfolio of global shares.

Essential features of the Fund

LF Canlife Global Equity Income Fund

  • The Fund invests in companies across a wide range of geographies, sectors and market capitalisations which are believed to offer dividend yields
  • There is no specific target in relation to market sectors or geographical regions

For further details on the objective and investment policy, visit the Literature section to view fund KIIDs and Prospectus.


How the Fund is managed

  • The managers on the Fund are guided by their value investment philosophy, seeking to pick stocks at a price below their assessment of reasonable value. They target stocks where management have both the willingness and ability to distribute meaningful dividends to shareholders. While the Fund does not target specific regional or sector weights, the managers seek to maintain a sensible level of diversification. Risk is minimised by focusing on valuation, financial and operational risk measures and therefore the degree of downside protection, rather than focusing on measures of market volatility or beta
  • The Fund is part of Canada Life Asset Management’s Global Partner Series. This is a suite of Funds’ created in partnership with companies within the Great-West Lifeco group and associated companies in Canada, the US and Ireland. The LF Canlife Global Equity Income Fund is managed by the Global Dividend Team at Setanta Asset Management Limited (‘Setanta’). Setanta is an independent investment management firm based in Dublin, Ireland. Established in 1998, Setanta has successfully applied a long-term value investing approach to its global equity and multi-asset funds. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Canada Life Irish Holding Company Limited, which is in turn owned by Great–West Lifeco Inc.
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Reasons to recommend

Attractive Income

Still in an environment of low interest rates and bond yields, dividends offer the prospect of a reliable income stream, with global diversification providing more opportunities to maintain and increase income.

Active Management

The Fund is an actively managed portfolio of dividend-paying company equities that seeks to add value for investors by investing in stocks that are at a price below the managers’ assessment of intrinsic value.

Global Diversified

By taking a ‘go anywhere’ approach that allows the management team to invest across global markets, the Fund invests in companies across a wide range of geographies, sectors and market capitalisations.

Low Turnover Approach

With their buy-and-hold approach to investing, the management team seeks to keep portfolio turnover as low as possible.


Setanta Asset Management Limited is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.

The value of investments may fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the amount invested.

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