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Vanguard US Fundamental Value Inv GBP

Ranked 99 out of 149 in - North America over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Antonio DeSpirito

Antonio DeSpirito graduated from the Univeristy of Pennsylvania with a BS degree in economics and finance and also graduated from the Harvard Law School with a JD in law. He started his career in 1993 with Ropes & Gray LLP where he was an attorney. From 1996 he was managing principal and a portfolio manager at Pzena Investment Management before moving to BlackRock in 2014.

John Goetz

John Goetz graduated from Wheaton College, Illinois with a BS degree and an MBA from Northwestern University. He joined Pzena Investment Management in 1996 where he was first the director of research and is currently the managing principal, co-chief investment officer and is co-portfoilo manager of all the Pzena investment strategies. Prior to joining Pzena he worked in key positions at Amoco Corporation, The Northern Trust Company and Bank of America.

Richard Pzena

Richard Pzena graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS and an MBA degree. He is the founder, managing principal, chief executive officer, co-chief investment officer and portfolio manager of Pzena Investment Management which he started in 1995. Prior to this he was the director of US equity investments and chief research officer for Sanford C. Bernstein & Company.


The Fund seeks to provide long-term capital growth and income by investing mainly in large companies whose stocks are considered undervalued. The Fund’s policy is to remain substantially invested in common stocks that are listed or traded on recognized exchanges or markets in the United States.


North America over : 31/01/2014 - 31/01/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 17.8% 1.0% 1.1% 5.1% 9.8%
2013 37.2% 21.5% 7.5% -3.6% 9.1%
2012 7.9% 11.1% -5.7% 1.9% 1.1%
2011 -3.2% 3.1% 0.5% -18.4% 14.4%
2010 19.4% 16.9% -12.3% 5.4% 10.6%
2009 24.2% -13.8% 11.1% 29.0% 0.5%
2008 -25.4% -11.0% -12.2% 3.1% -7.5%
2007 -15.9% -0.2% 5.0% -7.6% -13.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Denmark
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Luxembourg
  5. Netherlands
  6. Sweden
  7. Switzerland
  8. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date19/12/2006
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B1L8DW20

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management0.9%
  • Initial investment0

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).