Events log

Below you can find any events that we believe would potentially have changed the investment performance of our funds over the past 10 years. Investment performance may be found in the Key Investor Information Documents for each of the funds – accessible via the SICAVs Key Investor Information Documents library.

30 May 2018 - Aviva Investors European Corporate Bond Fund

Sub-delegation of Investment Management to Aviva Investors France.

30 May 2018 - Aviva Investors European Corporate Bond Fund
Change from commitment approach to Relative VaR (Value at Risk).

30 May 2018 – Aviva Investors Global Investment Grade Corporate Bond

Change from commitment approach to Relative VaR (Value at Risk).

30 May 2018 - Aviva Investors Short Duration Global High Yield Bond Fund

Change of investment policy by changing the Sub-Fund’s investment universe, i.e. from the Effective Date the Sub-Fund will generally invest in bonds that are rated below BBB- by Standard and Poor’s or Baa3 by Moody’s (opposed to primarily investing in bonds that are rated above CCC+ by Standard and Poor’s or Caa1 by Moody’s, as stated in the current version of the Prospectus), and by removing the sentence “The Sub-Fund may also invest up to 10% of total net assets (excluding liquidities) in securities rated CCC by Standard and Poor’s or Caa2 by Moody’s,” from the investment policy of the Sub-Fund.

30 May 2018 - Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy Fixed Income Fund

Change of investment policy to include ESG screen.

30 May 2018 - Aviva Investors Asian Equity Income Fund, Aviva Investors Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund,  Aviva Investors Emerging Markets Equity Small Cap Fund,  Aviva Investors Global Emerging Markets Index Fund,  Aviva Investors Global Equity Endurance Fund and Aviva Investors Multi-Strategy Target Return Fund

Clarification of investment policy by specifying that the Sub-Funds may invest in China A-Shares through the Shanghai Hong Kong Stock Connect and through Shenzhen Hong Kong Stock Connect.

10 July 2017 - Aviva Investors Global Convertibles Absolute Return Fund

Change of investment policy to add contracts for difference and total return swaps to the list of derivatives the Sub-Fund may use.
10 July 2017 – All SICAV Funds

Apply Registrat and Transfer Agency fees to the Class L, M and V share classes.

10 July 2017 - Aviva Investors Global Convertibles Fund

Sub-delegation of investment management to Westwood.

1 October 2015 - Aviva Investors Global Convertibles Absolute Return Fund

Sub-delegation of Investment Management to Westwood.

16 February 2015 - Aviva Investors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund

Change from commitment approach to Relative VaR (Value at Risk).

16 February 2015 - Aviva Investors Global Convertibles Absolute Return Fund

Increase of level of leverage from 160% to 400% (but investment strategy and risk profile remain the same).


1 October 2014 – All SICAV funds

Merger of C share classes into B share classes.

1 September 2012 - Aviva Investors European Equity Income Fund

Change of investment objective/policy in order to specify that the aim is to achieve capital growth with a higher income than the indicative benchmark. The fund also changed name from Aviva Investors European Value Equity Fund to Aviva Investors European Equity Income Fund.

1 September 2012 - Aviva Investors Global Convertibles Absolute Return Fund and Global Convertibles Fund

Sub-delegation of investment management to Aviva Investors Americas.

30 January 2012 - Aviva Investors Global Aggregate Bond Fund

Change of investment objective/policy to add the reference to the investments in shares or units of UCITS or other UCIs.

1 December 2011 – All SICAV funds.

Increase on Transfer Agency fee.

15 August 2011 - Aviva Investors Emerging Markets Equity Income Fund

Change of investment objective/policy to clarify the aim of the Sub-Fund is to achieve capital growth and income and change of name from Aviva Investors Emerging Market Equity Fund to Aviva Investors Emerging Market Equity Income Fund.

25 April 2011 - Aviva Investors Asian Equity Income Fund

Change of investment objective/policy to clarify the aim of the Sub-Fund is to achieve capital growth with a higher income than the indicative benchmark level of income.

8 August 2010 - Aviva Investors Global Convertibles Absolute Return Fund

Increase on management and distribution fees.

2 August 2010 – All SICAV Funds

Delegation of Transfer Agency functions to the Royal Bank of Canada (RBC).

1 July 2010 – All SICAV Funds

Introduction of swing pricing methodology.

1 June 2009 - Aviva Investors European Real Estate Securities Fund

Change of objective/investment policy, adding the following: The Sub-Fund may use derivatives for investment purposes by creating opportunistically both long and synthetic covered short positions with the aim of maximising positive returns. This will notably allow a more efficient risk budgeting while meeting the tracking error objective without additional or unwanted risk. Removal of the threshold of 51% of the earnings generated by listed companies from rental income and clarification on the use of warrants.

1 March 2009 - Aviva Investors Emerging Markets Local Currency Bond Fund

Change of objective/investment policy, adding the following: The Sub-Fund may use derivatives for investment purposes by creating opportunistically both long and synthetic covered short positions with the aim of maximising positive returns. This will notably allow a more efficient risk budgeting while meeting the tracking error objective without additional or unwanted risk.

1 March 2009 - Aviva Investors Emerging Markets Bond Fund

Change of objective/investment policy, adding the following: The Sub-Fund may use derivatives for investment purposes by creating opportunistically both long and synthetic covered short positions with the aim of maximising positive returns. This will notably allow a more efficient risk budgeting while meeting the tracking error objective without additional or unwanted risk.

1 March 2009 - Aviva Investors Asian Equity Income Fund

Change of benchmark (information only): will use the MSCI AC Asia ex Japan instead of the MSCI AC Far East ex-Japan as indicative benchmark for this Sub-Fund.

1 January 2009 - Aviva Investors Global High Yield Bond Fund

Change of name of the benchmark from Lehman Brothers Global High Yield Excl CMBS & EMG 2% Cap to Barclays Global High Yield Excl CMBS & EMG 2% Cap as a result of Lehman Brothers’ indices business being sold to Barclays.

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