International Equity Fund

The International Equity Fund invests in high-quality, growing companies outside the United States.

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Currency classes offer an operational and reporting convenience for clients by allowing investors to view performance by their local currency and transact in their local currency. Exposures are consistent across all currency classes within the sub-fund. The base currency for the Fund is US Dollar.



as of February 28, 2019

1 Month 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
Total Expense
Class A — US Dollar
Inception: 12/02/2013
2.80 -6.76 11.28 4.98 N/A 5.84 0.87
MSCI All Country World ex-US Index — US Dollar 1.95 -6.47 10.72 2.50 N/A 4.26 N/A
Class A — GBP Sterling
Inception: 06/07/2013
1.70 -3.22 13.08 9.99 N/A 8.82 0.88
MSCI All Country World ex-US Index — GBP Sterling 0.83 -3.11 12.46 7.35 N/A 7.13 N/A
Class B — US Dollar
Inception: 09/27/2013
2.81 -6.97 11.03 4.72 N/A 4.67 1.12
MSCI All Country World ex-US Index — US Dollar 1.95 -6.47 10.72 2.50 N/A 3.05 N/A

as of December 31, 2018

Quarter 1 YR 3 YR 5 YR 10 YR Since
Total Expense
Class A — US Dollar
Inception: 12/02/2013
-15.00 -14.19 5.35 2.71 N/A 4.22 0.88
MSCI All Country World ex-US Index — US Dollar -11.46 -14.20 4.48 0.67 N/A 2.67 N/A
Class A — GBP Sterling
Inception: 06/07/2013
-13.13 -9.06 10.60 8.24 N/A 8.02 0.88
MSCI All Country World ex-US Index — GBP Sterling -9.35 -8.87 9.69 6.11 N/A 6.40 N/A
Class B — US Dollar
Inception: 09/27/2013
-15.01 -14.33 5.11 2.47 N/A 2.96 1.13
MSCI All Country World ex-US Index — US Dollar -11.46 -14.20 4.48 0.67 N/A 1.35 N/A

Returns since inception are total returns for currency classes less than one year old; returns are annualized for periods greater than one year.

Harding Loevner has agreed to cap the Class A total expense ratio at 0.90%.
Harding Loevner has agreed to cap the Class B total expense ratio at 1.15%.

Current Pricing

as of March 14, 2019

NAV Daily
Change (%) YTD
Return (%)
Class A — US Dollar 1.295 0.002 0.155 10.968
Class A — GBP Sterling 1.574 0.006 0.383 6.929
Class B — US Dollar 1.292 0.001 0.077 10.806
Class S — US Dollar 1.074 0.001 0.093 11.065

Fund Facts

Currency Inception
Local Tax
Bloomberg Reuters SEDOL/CUSIP ISIN
US Dollar
12/02/2013 US$1,000,000 No Entitlement n/a HARIEAU 68263601 B1WL4Z0/
US Dollar
9/27/2013 US$100 No Entitlement n/a HARIBUS 68263603 BCZTJ08/
US Dollar
10/26/2018 US$30,000,000 No Entitlement n/a HARIEIUS 68521492 BDQZCV4 IE00BDQZCV46
GBP Sterling
6/7/2013 US$1,000,000 equivalent Net Income; Semi-Annual UK Reporting Fund HARIEAG 68263600 B1WL4X8 IE00B1WL4X88
2.00% first 90 days
Central Bank of Ireland
US $189.6M

*As of December 31, 2018




as of December 31, 2018

Company Sector Country %
AIA Group Financials Hong Kong 3.9
Nestlé Cons Staples Switzerland 3.7
Allianz Financials Germany 3.6
Royal Dutch Shell Energy United Kingdom 3.2
Samsung Electronics Info Technology South Korea 3.0
DBS Group Financials Singapore 2.9
L'Oreal Cons Staples France 2.8
TSMC Info Technology Taiwan 2.7
Check Point Info Technology Israel 2.7
Air Liquide Materials France 2.6

10 Largest Holdings: 31.1%

A complete list of holdings for this quarter is available here.

as of December 31, 2018

Sector Portfolio MSCI All Country Wolrd ex-US Index
Comm Services 6.5 7.6
Cons Discretionary 3.6 10.6
Cons Staples 11.0 9.8
Energy 4.8 7.3
Financials 18.7 22.2
Health Care 13.2 8.4
Industrials 12.9 11.7
Info Technology 17.8 8.0
Materials 8.4 7.7
Real Estate 0.0 3.3
Utilities 0.0 3.4
Cash 3.1

as of December 31, 2018

Region Portfolio MSCI All Country World ex-US Index
Canada 2.2 6.5
Emerging Markets 19.7 26.0
Europe EMU 27.2 21.4
Europe ex-EMU 21.4 20.8
Frontier Markets 0.0
Japan 14.1 16.6
Middle East 2.7 0.3
Pacific ex-Japan 6.8 8.4
Other 2.8
Cash 3.1

"Frontier Markets" includes countries with less-developed markets outside the Benchmark.
"Other" includes companies classified in countries outside the Benchmark.




Scott Crawshaw    
Bryan Lloyd, CFA    
Ferrill Roll, CFA         Co-Lead
Patrick Todd, CFA    
Alexander Walsh, CFA  
Andrew West, CFA   Co-Lead 



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