IS Equity Fund

Investment time: 5 yrs+

Who Should Invest?

This Fund is suitable for investors who wish to invest in funds for five years or more and can tolerate significant fluctuations. The Fund restricts the number of holdings in its portfolio with an aim to enhance performance. The relatively low number of companies included in the portfolio can mean that high returns of individual companies lead to sizeable price increases.

Key benefits

  • Active management in Icelandic equities
  • Experts decide which companies are invested in
  • Asset allocation in listed Icelandic equities
  • No binding holding period, redeemable immediately

33.24 (1.27%)
Price 29.10.2020
Nominal return
Listed Equities 87.24
Other funds
Icelandic Equities abroad

Investment policy and holdings

The Fund's objective is long-term capital growth. It aims to outperform the OMXI10GI index.

Holdings 01.10.2020

Price History

General information

Fund type
Inception year
Base currency
Minimum purchase
ISK  10,000
Minimum purchase, subscription
ISK  5,000
Management company
Iceland Funds Ltd
Íslandsbanki hf.
Fund Manager/s
Mogens G. Mogensen Gísli Halldórsson

Fees & Transaction orders

Purchase Fee
- online banking discount
- subscription discount
Annual Management Fee
Service Charge
ISK  500
- online banking discount
2 Business Days (T+2)
Cut off time
15:00 GMT

General disclaimer This summary is intended for informative purposes only and should not be interpreted as a recommendation to take, or not to take, any particular investment action. The summary does not represent an offer or an invitation to buy, sell or subscribe to any particular financial instruments.

Investment in derivatives In accordance with its Investment policy, the Fund is permitted to use derivatives to lock in profits, to minimize risk or to lock in prices in Fixed Income instruments because of forseeable redemptions or to act on market changes. A detailed description of use of derivatives can be found in the Funds Prospectus.

Risks Various financial risks are always associated with investment activities, such as the risk of no yield or the risk of losing the capital invested. It should further be noted that international investing includes risks related to political and economic uncertainties as well as currency risk. Past performance does not indicate nor guarantee future performance of an investment. Each investor's investment objectives and financial situation is different. Before making an investment decision, it is important to seek expert advice and familiarise oneself with the investment market and different investment alternatives. Investors are encouraged to familiarise themselves with each fund´s Prospectus, especially regarding risk.

Price history and performance Funds’ nominal return for periods under 1 year is not calculated to a yearly basis, but shows price change instead. Nominal return for periods over 1 year is calculated on a yearly basis. Return calculation is based on last published price and is portrayed in each fund’s base currency.

Taxation The taxation of fund units is governed by the Income Tax Act No. 90/2003, the Act on Withholding of Tax on Financial Income No. 94/1996 as well as the Act on the Witholding of Public Levies at Source No. 45/1987. Further taxation can occur. It should be noted that taxation is determinded by the relevant individual circumstances of each respective customer and may be subject change in the future. The final taxation of non-resident unit holders depends on the local tax rules in the jurisdiction where they reside for tax purposes. Investors are advised to seek professional advice and/or information on the taxation of investing in funds.