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February 08, 2016 12:56 PM ET

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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 Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended September 30, 2015; Proposes Interim Dividend in Respect of 2015/2016, Payable on January 15, 2016

The World Trust Fund reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended September 30, 2015. For the period, total income was $2,701,649 against $1,615,255 a year ago. Net investment income was $1,423,214 against $279,902 a year ago. Total net realized loss was $586,764 against $3,134,805 a year ago. Result of operations was negative at $19,061,107 against $370,899 a year ago. Net asset value as on date was $4.07 against $4.14 a year ago. The Board of World Trust Fund has proposed an interim dividend in respect of 2015-2016 of 1.0 pence per share which is payable on January 15, 2016 to shareholders who appear on the register on December 18, 2015.

The World Trust Fund Approves Final Dividend for the Year Ended March 31, 2015

The World Trust Fund approved the payment of a final dividend of 2.9 pence per share for the year ended March 31, 2015 at the annual general meeting held on August 18, 2015.

The World Trust Fund, Annual General Meeting, Aug 18, 2015

The World Trust Fund, Annual General Meeting, Aug 18, 2015., at 15:00 Central European Standard Time. Location: 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy.

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