Dividend Growth | Zurich Life Funds

Dividend Growth Fund

The Dividend Growth Fund is an actively managed fund which aims to achieve growth through capital gains and income, from participation in a managed portfolio of equities, the dividend yields of which tend to be higher than their markets' dividend yield and, in addition, have the capacity to further increase dividends.

Main features

  • Concentration on quality, above their market average, dividend-yielding equities.
  • Indicative equity range: 80% - 100% of the value of the fund.
  • Actively managed global equity fund by Zurich Life.
  • Risk rating: 5

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How it works

The fund, which will be well diversified, will seek to invest in high calibre equities. It will seek to avoid companies where the dividend payments are deemed to be unsustainable. This fund seeks to provide superior growth through capital gains and income, using equities and equity-based financial instruments (for tactical reasons, the fund may also invest in cash). For tactical reasons the fund may also invest in cash or cash equivalents.

Dividends received by the fund are reinvested in the fund.

This fund invests some of its assets outside the eurozone so a currency risk arises for a euro investor. As the fund is managed from the point of view of a euro investor any currency hedging that may be conducted will be into euros.

This fund is managed by Zurich Life.


Asset Split**

44% Bonds
41% Cash
11% Equity
4% Alternatives

Annualised Performance (%)*

*Notes: Annual management charges (AMC) apply. The fund performance shown is before the full AMC is applied on your policy.

Returns are based on offer/offer performance and do not represent the return achieved by individual policies linked to the fund.

The fund price/performance shown is for the Pension / Gross of Tax Funds category.

*Source: Zurich Life

**Note: Asset Splits are updated monthly.

Why Zurich?

Our investment team is based in Blackrock, Co. Dublin and is responsible for managing funds of approximately €23.5 billion*. The most senior members of the investment team have been together for more than fifteen years. It is the close co-operation of our fund managers in making investment decisions across assets, sectors and markets that differentiates us from other fund managers. We have an integrated team-based investment process which ensures that we implement our investment strategy quickly and effectively. We are active investment managers with a macro-economic approach, which is top-down and asset allocation driven. We construct our portfolios to allow us to take advantage of opportunities over all parts of the economic cycle. Zurich has an excellent reputation for investment performance and customer service.

*Source: Zurich, October 2018.

Warning: Past performance is not a reliable guide to future performance.
Warning: Benefits may be affected by changes in currency exchange rates.
Warning: The value of your investment may go down as well as up.
Warning: If you invest in these funds you may lose some or all of the money you invest.

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