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Company Overview of Lazard World Trust Fund

Company Overview

Lazard 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 fund was formerly known as The World Trust Fund. Lazard 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





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Lazard World Trust Fund Key Developments

Lazard World Trust Fund Proposes Final Dividend for the Year Ended 31 March 2017, Payable on September 15, 2017

The Board of Lazard World Trust Fund proposed a final dividend of 5.1 pence per share has been proposed in respect of the year ended March 31st, 2017 and following approval by shareholders at the Annual General Meeting will be payable on September 15th, 2017 to Shareholders who appear on the register on August 18th, 2017.

The World Trust Fund Announces Final Results for the Year Ended March 31, 2017

The World Trust Fund announced final results for the year ended March 31, 2017. For the year, the company reported total income of $4,063,934 compared to $8,451,154 reported in the same period last year. Net investment income was $1,571,472 against $5,868,250 reported last year. Total net realized gain was $15,670,880 against $9,225,806 reported last year. Result of operations was $22,631,414 against negative results was $14,482,155 reported last year. Net asset value per share was $4.65 against $4.17 reported last year.

Lazard World Trust Fund Proposes Interim Dividend, Payable on January 16, 2017; Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2016

The Board of Lazard World Trust Fund has proposed an interim dividend, in respect of 2016/2017, of 5.1 pence per share which is payable on January 16, 2017, to shareholders who appear on the register on December 16, 2016. The company reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2016. For the period, total income was $2,701,649 against $2,701,649 a year ago. Net investment income was $1,055,476 against $1,423,214 a year ago. Total net realized gain was $10,094,182 against loss of $586,764 a year ago. Result of operations was $9,345,210 against negative at $19,061,107 a year ago. Net asset value as on date was $4.35.

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