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The data and information featured on this website are provided free of charge and solely for information purposes. The information contained herein constitutes neither an offer to purchase nor a solicitation to sell and may not be construed as an investment recommendation on the part of iM Global Partner Asset Management or other entities of the group iM Global Partner, its affiliates, managers, officers, or employees (hereafter « iMGP ») and has no legal or contractual value. Furthermore, any reference to a specific security in any published material is included by way of illustrative example and should not be construed as a recommendation to purchase, hold or sell such a security nor does it in any manner constitute the provision of investment advice in relation to same. OYSTER ( hereafter « OYSTER », « OYSTER Funds » or « Fund ») has not taken any measures to adapt to each individual investor who remains responsible for his own independent decisions. Any investment in the funds presented on the website must be made in conformity with the related legal documentation in force (prospectus, key investor information documents), as approved, where applicable, by the regulatory authority in your country. Oyster is an open-ended umbrella investment company established and regulated in Luxembourg. OYSTER is not open to citizens or residents of the USA or to any other party deemed to be a US person. OYSTER’s current prospectus, key investor information document, by-laws and the annual and, if any subsequent, the semi-annual reports of the Fund can be obtained on this website or from the OYSTER offices at 5, Allée Scheffer, L-2520 Luxembourg or from the Agents and Representatives listed on this website for the specific

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Sustainable Europe

Louis Larere
Co-Head of SRI strategies, Zadig Asset Management

Sustainability at a reasonable price (SARP)

What makes Zadig’s approach to sustainable investing so different from its contemporaries? Matthieu Beyler of iM Global Partner quizzes Louis Larère co-manager of the OYSTER Sustainable Europe fund on the team’s investment approach.

MB : What makes your approach to sustainable investing different?

LL : Our approach began in early 2019, with the motto ‘Sustainability at a Reasonable Price’ (SARP). We wanted to differentiate ourselves from the existing players in SRI with an approach focused on our strongest beliefs and diversified in terms of investment styles. We believe that there are many interesting sustainable investments outside the ‘growth’ sectors of the market. In fact, many good cyclical or value companies are often overlooked by SRI investors. We build a balanced portfolio of sustainability leaders and companies that are in transition. Many of these companies are overlooked by other investors so are trading at very interesting multiples. This helps us outperform the market while still retaining a high exposure to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Why is the fund so concentrated (with 25 stocks on average)?

Concentration is the result of our convictions; we simply believe that it is difficult to have 100 good investment ideas! The less concentrated you are, the more you resemble an index fund. We don’t believe that concentration is the enemy of diversification and risk management. In fact, we are very careful to invest across different factors and we know each company in the portfolio inside out. This concentrated and risk management approach has been used successfully for 15 years at Zadig Asset Management.

Matthieu Beyler,
Director Distribution France and Luxembourg

How is the portfolio positioned in terms of style?

We try to be as balanced as possible in terms of exposure to the different investment styles: value, growth, momentum, etc. so that our fund can perform in any environment. In this respect, we are very different from other SRI funds, which generally have a strong bias towards growth companies. This bias we feel has contributed to the good performance of many SRI funds in recent years as growth stocks have soared.
However, since the Pfizer vaccine announcements on November 9, 2020, value stocks have started to perform better and replace growth stocks. Our fund has performed very well recently, notably thanks to our more cyclical investments.

We are very different from other SRI funds, which generally have a strong bias towards growth companies

Transparency has become a key issue in SRI, what is your methodology?

As we are aware of the numerous debates on ESG ratings, the frequent disagreements between the various rating agencies and the opacity of the processes. We have chosen to be pragmatic by anticipating the changes in European classification. Currently the rating agencies only target the "green share" of a company's activities. However, we take a broader approach by calculating a company’s percentage exposure to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. The environment, and climate change, are obviously included, but also health, education, access to information, etc. The fund has had the French SRI label since 2020 and will comply with the transparency requirements of Article 9 of SFDR as well.

We have chosen to be pragmatic by anticipating the changes in European classification

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