Long-term capital appreciation by investing in equity and equity related securities of U.S. issuers whose market capitalisations exceed US$5 billion at the time of purchase.
  • ISIN IE0031575164
  • Inception Date 17 July 2003
  • Dividend Frequency None
  • Number of Holdings 50
  • Total Net Assets Value $1.0 billion (As of 31 Oct 2023)
  • Share Price (USD) 32.45 (As of 30 Nov 2023)
  • CitywireAward and Article8


Why Brandes U.S. Value Fund?

  • Value: The fund employs our disciplined, bottom-up investing approach to seek U.S. companies trading below our estimates of intrinsic value. 
  • Experience: Brandes has been navigating various global market conditions for over 40 years.
  • Flexibility: The strategy is an all-capitalization mandate with the ability and willingness to be different than the benchmark.

Citywire France Awards 2022 – Best Fund Managers

We are pleased to announce that Brandes has received a CityWire France 2022 award in the category of Best Fund Manager - Equity US Value. The award is presented to the best asset management groups and best fund managers in about 20 categories. The evaluation process considers managers' combined experience, strategy assets under management, consistency of benchmark-relative performance—among other factors.  

A Conversation with Citywire

Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. Director of Investments Brent Fredberg and Kathrin Schindler from Citywire discuss why investors upset by style drift may welcome the Brandes U.S. Value Fund.  

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Fund Information

Fund Information Values
Legal Structure UCITS
Domicile Ireland
Registered AT, BE, CH, DE, ES, FR, IE, LUX, NL, UK
Trade Frequency Daily
Dealing Cutoff 16:00 New York Time
Base Currency USD
Dividend Policy A, I: Accumulating
A1, I1: Distributing
SFDR Classification Article 8
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Share Class Performance (%)

Data displayed as of 31 Oct 2023

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Source: Brandes Investment Partners and Russell.

Past performance is not indicative of future results. For more information on the risks associated with the sub-fund, please refer to the sections entitled Risk Factors in the prospectus. Full details regarding the Fund are set out in the key information document for packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (the “PRIIPs KID”) or, for UK investors, the key investor information document (the “UCITS KIID”), the prospectus, the articles of association and the latest financial reports published for the Fund (the “Fund Documents”). Before any subscription, it is recommended that you read carefully the Fund Documents.


Fees/Expenses Class A
Management Fee 0.70%
Total Expense Ratio 1.78%
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Morningstar Rating

IE0031575164 as of 31 Aug 2023

Total # of Funds 383 US Large-Cap Value Equity
The Overall Morningstar Rating is derived from a weighted average of the fund's three-, five- and ten-year (if applicable). Morningstar Ratings metrics which are based on risk-adjusted return performance.


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Characteristic Brandes U.S. Value Fund Russell 1000 Value Index
Price/Book (x)
Price per share divided by book value per share.
1.5 2.2
Price/Earnings (x)
Price per share divided by earnings per share.
12.5 14.8
Price/Cash Flow (x)
Price per share divided by cash flow per share.
8.8 9.7
Equity Yield % 2.8 2.6
Active Share %
A measure of the percentage of stock holdings in a manager’s portfolio that differs from the benchmark index.
80.9 --
Number of Holdings 50 --
Avg. Market Cap ($bil) 135.9 123.5
Security Turnover (TTM) % 18.8 --
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Top 10 Holdings (%)

Company % Country Industry
Chevron Corp 3.9 United States Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels
Halliburton Co 3.7 United States Energy Equipment & Services
Comcast Corp 3.3 United States Media
McKesson Corp 2.9 United States Health Care Providers & Services
Wells Fargo & Co 2.7 United States Banks
Merck & Co Inc 2.7 United States Pharmaceuticals
FedEx Corp 2.6 United States Air Freight & Logistics
Amdocs Ltd 2.6 United States IT Services
Bank of America Corp 2.6 United States Banks
Fiserv Inc 2.6 United States Financial Services
% of Fund 29.6    
Fund holdings are subject to change at any time at the discretion of the investment manager.
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Sector Allocation (%)

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The Fund Documents may be obtained without cost by contacting the Administrator for the Fund, your Financial Representative, or at the offices of the paying agent or representative in each jurisdiction. Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Netherlands, and the United Kingdom: FE fundinfo (Luxembourg) S.à.r.l., 6 Boulevard des Lumières, Belvaux, 4369 Luxembourg. Spain: Allfunds Bank, S.A., Estafeta 6, la Moraleja, Complejo Plaza de la Fuente, Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain. Switzerland: Representative and Paying Agent: BNP Paribas Securities Services, Paris, succursale de Zurich, Selnaustrasse 16, CH-8002 Zurich, Switzerland. Please note that not all share classes are available in each of the foregoing jurisdictions listed above. 

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The Fund is not offered or sold to “U.S. Persons” as defined in Regulation S of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933.

The Russell 1000 Value Index with net dividends measures performance of the large cap segment of the U.S. equity universe. Securities are categorized as growth or value based on their relative book to price ratios, historical sales growth, and expected earnings growth.

Best Fund Manager 2022 was awarded to the Brandes U.S. Value Fund, a sub-fund of Brandes Investment Funds plc, which provides UCITS Funds for non-U.S. investors. Best Fund Manager Awards go to the individual fund manager generating the highest risk-adjusted returns in a particular sector over the past three years to 30 September 2022 in France. These are based on the individual track records for all funds they have run in the sector over this period. No fee was paid for the award. Past performance is not a guarantee of future results.

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