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August 5, 2022
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The strength of our investment philosophy and process is rooted in active asset management—guided by skilled manager research, to construct multi-asset solutions or inform thoughtful asset allocation, and monitored by independent risk management.

All of our mutual funds—the building blocks that make up our portfolio strategies—are built and managed using this foundational investment approach.

 

The building blocks

SEI mutual funds are the building blocks used to construct all of our portfolio strategies. The funds are actively managed using a diversified, multi-manager approach, providing access to world-class institutional money sub-advisor mandates that are typically inaccessible to retail investors.

Underpinning each fund, and what differentiates us, is our rigorous manager selection and monitoring process. We select and combine specialist managers for each fund and monitor them on a continual basis. Our process gives us the flexibility to add or remove managers, or adjust allocations—in order to optimize the fund.

We manage a wide array of mutual funds, ranging from core equity and fixed-income funds, to specialty funds that use alternative investment strategies. These funds provide us with a diversity of building blocks to use when constructing and managing our Multi-Asset Strategic Portfolios and Models.

Core Equity Funds

Fund Name

Fund Facts

SEI U.S. Large Companies Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Fund Documents

SEI U.S. Small Companies Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Japan Equity Fund

Fund Documents

SEI European (Ex-UK) Equity Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Global Equity Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Global Managed Volatility Fund

Fund Documents

SEI U.K. Equity Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Pan European Small Companies Fund

Fund Documents

Core Fixed-Income Funds

Multi-manager and passive fixed-income funds in a range of options from short-term bond funds to global and high-yield fixed-income funds

Fund Name

Fund Facts

SEI Global Short Duration Bond Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Global Fixed-Income Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Global Short-Term Bond Fund

Fund Documents

SEI European Core Fixed-Income Fund

Fund Documents

SEI U.S. Fixed-Income Fund

Fund Documents

SEI High-Yield Fixed-Income Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Emerging Markets Debt Fund

Fund Documents

In addition to our core equity and fixed-income funds, SEI offers a number of specialty funds including Factor-Based, Liquid Alternative, Dynamic Asset Allocation, and Multi-Asset. These funds are used in our Portfolio Strategies to enhance diversification benefits by providing exposure to alternate asset classes, sectors, and investment strategies.

Factor-Based Funds

These funds use a factor-based approach—an investment strategy that has qualities of both traditional passive and active management. Factor investing, similar to passive investing, is rules-based and cost-efficient. And like active investing, it seeks to allocate assets to the factors that have historically provided excess return.

SEI Liquid Alternative Fund 

SEI’s award-winning* Liquid Alternative Fund aims to replicate the pre-fee returns of a portfolio of leading hedge funds in the Equity Long/Short, Relative Value, Event Driven and Managed Futures categories using sophisticated, proprietary, multi-factor models.

Fund Name

Fund Facts

SEI Liquid Alternative Fund

Fund Documents

SEI Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund

This fund aims to benefit from short and medium-term opportunities which may arise globally, including in emerging markets, by taking long (positive positioning to gain from future strength) and short (negative positioning to gain from future weakness) positions in assets classes such as shares (equities) issued by companies, investment grade (those rated in one of the four highest categories by a recognized rating agency) fixed income debt securities (bonds) issued by government and corporate issuers, currencies and commodity-linked investments.

Fund Name

Fund Facts

SEI Dynamic Asset Allocation Fund

Fund Documents

Multi-Asset Funds

Multi-Asset Funds seek to improve upon the traditional asset-class approach to portfolio construction by blending asset classes based on the objective of the strategy.

Fund Name

Fund Type

SEI Global Multi-Asset Income Fund

Fund Documents

 

Important Information:

Information provided by SEI Investments (Europe) Ltd (“SIEL”), a registered investment advisor and wholly owned subsidiary of SEI Investments Company. Investing involves risk including possible loss of principal.

The SEI Global Assets Fund Plc, SEI Global Investments Fund Plc, and SEI Global Master Fund Plc (the ”SEI Funds”) are structured as open-ended collective investment schemes and are authorised in Ireland by the Central Bank as a UCITS pursuant to the UCITS Regulations. The SEI Funds are managed by SEI Investments, Global Ltd (“SIGL”). SIGL has appointed SEI Investments (Europe) Ltd (“SIEL”), an affiliate of SIGL, (together “SEI”) to provide general distribution services in relation to the SEI Funds either directly or through the appointment of other sub-distributors. SIEL is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom. The SEI Funds may not be marketed to the general public except in jurisdictions where the funds have been registered by the relevant regulator. The matrix of the SEI fund registrations can be found here seic.com/GlobalFundRegistrations.

This document is being provided to you, on a confidential basis, solely for the purpose of discussing the SEI Funds and potentially entering into a distribution arrangement with you. If such an arrangement is not entered into, you will return this document to us upon request. It is for your use only and may not be reproduced, distributed to another party or used for any other purpose. Whilst the information contained in this document relating to the SEI Funds has been provided by SIEL in good faith, no warranty is given as to its accuracy or completeness.

Application for shares in SEI Funds (the “Shares”) will be considered on the basis of the relevant SEI Fund’s Prospectus (and any relevant supplement) and the latest published audited annual report and accounts and, if published after such report, a copy of the latest unaudited semi-annual report.

If you enter a distribution agreement with SIEL, you, as a sub-distributor, would be responsible for, amongst other things, ensuring that the Shares are only offered, and any literature relating to the SEI Funds are only distributed, in jurisdictions where such offer and/or distribution would be lawful. The SEI Funds referenced in this document are only registered for distribution as indicated in the SEI Fund’s Prospectus. Please refer to our latest Prospectus (which includes information in relation to the use of derivatives and the risks associated with the use of derivative instruments), Key Investor Information Document, Summary of UCITS Shareholder rights (which includes a summary of the rights that shareholders of our funds have) and the latest Annual or Semi-Annual Reports for more information on our funds, which can be located at Fund Documents. And you should read the terms and conditions contained in the Prospectus (including the risk factors) before making any investment decision.

The Shares have not been and will not be registered for sale to the public in the United States of America (“US”) under the Securities Act of 1933 of the US (or the securities laws of any of the US states).

Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. Investments in SEI Funds are generally medium to long-term investments. The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up. Investors may get back less than the original amount invested. SEI Funds may use derivative instruments which may be used for hedging purposes and/or investment purposes. Additionally, this investment may not be suitable for everyone. If you should have any doubt whether it is suitable for you, you should obtain expert advice.

The portfolio allocation may include exposure to Irish Common Contractual Funds (“Irish CCFs”)  which are authorised by the Central Bank of Ireland pursuant to the Investment Funds, Companies and Miscellaneous Provisions Act 2005 and the European Union (Alternative Investment Funds Managers) Regulations (as amended) (the “AIFM Regulations”). The Irish CCFs are managed by SEI Investments Global, Limited an Irish private limited liability  company which is authorized by the CBI pursuant to the AIFM Regulations. The Irish CCFs are subject to the Central Bank of Ireland’s regulatory regime for alternative investment funds contained in the AIF Rulebook and qualify as qualifying investors scheme for the purpose of the AIF Rulebook. As such, the Irish CCFs may be marketed solely to Qualifying Investors. SEI Investments (Europe) Ltd acts as the distributor of the Irish CCFs.

The portfolio allocation may include exposure to non-EEA Alternative Investment Funds managed by SEI Investments Management Corporation (“SIMC”) which may not be subject to the AIFM Regulations or equivalent legislation or regulatory oversight in those particular jurisdictions.

SEI Alternative Investment Funds may be non-standardised and bespoke, and may invest in a variety of underlying assets such as shares in unregulated collective investment schemes which do not provide a level of investor protection equivalent to collective investment schemes, debt securities including collateralized loan instruments, asset backed securities and other forms of structured credit, property, commodities or fund-of funds mutual funds. Alternative Investment Funds by their nature involve a substantial degree of risk, including limited liquidity, lack of regulatory oversight, tax risks, investment risks, risks inherent to investments in highly volatile markets, risks related to international investment, risks pertaining to various investment techniques that may be employed by the fund, risks related to the ability to diversify investments, risks related to the accuracy of valuations of investments, and conflicts of interest and the risk of complete loss of capital and are only appropriate for parties who can bear that high degree of risk and the highly illiquid nature of an investment.

SEI Alternative Investment Funds often engage in leveraging and other speculative investment practices that may increase the risk of investment loss. It should be noted that they may not be required to provide periodic pricing or valuation information to investors and may involve complex tax structures and delays in distributing important tax information, are not subject to the same regulatory requirements as SEI’s range of UCITS or the Irish CCFs, and may often charge higher fees and offer limited liquidity.

The SEI Funds are registered for public distribution in the United Kingdom (UK). For the purposes of distribution in the UK, this information is issued by SIEL located at 1st Floor, Alphabeta, 14-18 Finsbury Square, London EC2A 1BR, UK. SIEL is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

This document does not constitute investment advice or an offer to sell, buy or recommendation for securities nor does it constitute legal, tax or other advice.