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August 02, 2015 4:30 PM ET

Capital Markets

Company Overview of The World Trust Fund

Company Overview

The World Trust Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund of funds launched and managed by Lazard Asset Management, LLC. It invests in public equity markets across the globe. The fund seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It primarily invests either directly or through closed-end funds, investment trusts, and holding companies in value stocks of companies. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the MSCI All Country World Index. The World Trust Fund was formed on June 20, 1991 and is domiciled in Luxembourg.

30 Rockefeller Plaza

57th Floor

New York, NY 10112-6300

United States

Founded in 1991





Key Executives for The World Trust Fund

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Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

The World Trust Fund Key Developments

The World Trust Fund Recommends Payment of Final Dividend for the Year to 31 March 2015, Payable on September 18, 2015

The Board of The World Trust Fund recommended the payment of a Final Dividend for the year to 31 March 2015, of 2.90 pence per share. The Final Dividend will be put to shareholders for their approval at the annual general meeting to be held on August 18, 2015. If approved, the dividend will be paid on September 18, 2015 to shareholders who appear on the register on August 21, 2015.

The World Trust Fund Reports Final Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2015

The World Trust Fund reported final results for the year ended March 31, 2015. For the year, the company reported total income of $5,337,028 compared to $5,446,920 reported in the same period last year. Net investment income was $2,551,130 against $2,985,670 reported last year. Total net realised gain was $7,020,412 against $1,602,695 reported last year. Result of operations were $18,010,656 against $16,741,200 reported last year. Net assets at the end of the year was $185,675,393 against $170,482,518 reported last year.

the World Trust Fund Declares Interim Dividend for the Year to March 31, 2015, Payable on January 16, 2015

The Board of The World Trust Fund declared the Fund's interim dividend in respect of the year to March 31, 2015, of 0.50 pence per share. The interim dividend will be paid on January 16, 2015 to shareholders who appear on the register on December 19, 2014.

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