Pharus Sicav Best Regulated Companies distributes the first dividend

Pharus Sicav Best Regulated Companies distributes the first dividend

Pharus team is pleased to inform that, on June 16, 2020, the semi-annual dividend of Pharus Sicav Best Regulated Companies sub-fund, equal to 1.52 EUR per share for the retail class A (ISIN LU1868872042), 1.53 EUR for the institutional class B (ISIN LU1868872125), 1.43 EUR for the retail class denominated in Swiss francs E (ISIN LU1868872471) and 1.47 EUR for the listed class Q (ISIN LU1868872802) was distributed for the first time.

The payment date for all the classes is June 19, 2020.

Pharus Sicav Best Regulated Companies invests in companies specialized in infrastructures within regulated sectors, such as electricity transmission and distribution, water and gas transportation, gas storage and regasification. These companies are mostly monopolistic and have a high visibility on long-term cash flows, based on returns guaranteed by the regulator and contracts often linked to inflation. They hold strategic assets capable of meeting the primary needs of the community, whose values are correlated in a limited way with the economic cycle, offering an interesting reward in terms of expected returns.

Launched on March 29, 2019, the fund in its first year of life has already found fertile ground to express the strategy's resilience. In fact, it closed the 9 months of 2019 with a positive performance of +7.26%, recording a typical equity return, and demonstrating  its defensive characteristics during the first months of 2020. During the first period of pandemic outbreak of Covid-19, the SICAV registered a much more contained drop, compared to the global markets, even during the generalized panic phases.

Thanks to these results, Pharus Sicav Best Regulated Companies has achieved the goal of establishing a long-term capital growth by investing in shares without any geographical limitation, allowing the possibility to pay dividends over time.

Considering the particularly volatile market conditions, the sector has perfectly achieved the target, while offering an excellent risk premium. Additionally, considering the Next Generation EU project, presented by the European Commission to financially support the European Union countries in Covid-19 post-emergency recovery (Recovery Fund), will focus on green transition, and will therefore support the regulated infrastructure sector and related companies, involved in the cause, implementating smart grids in the long term.

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