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City of London Investment Management Company Limited

PRI reporting framework 2020

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Basic information

OO 01. Signatory category and services

01.1. Select the services and funds you offer

Select the services and funds you offer
% of asset under management (AUM) in ranges
Fund management
Fund of funds, manager of managers, sub-advised products
Other
Total 100%

Further options (may be selected in addition to the above)

01.2. Additional information. [Optional]

City of London Investment Group PLC (CLIG) is the holding company of City of London Investment Management Company Limited (CLIM) and is an established asset management group which built its reputation by specialising in emerging market closed-end fund investment, with an institutional client focus.

In recent years CLIM has expanded its range to include Developed, Frontier and Opportunistic Value closed-end fund strategies.Its most recent addition, a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) strategy, which shares many similarities to the closed end fund products, launched in January 2019.


OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

02.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.

United Kingdom

02.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

02.3. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

73 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

City of London Investment Management Group plc (CLIG), whose principal subsidary is City of London Investment Management Company Limited (CLIM), was founded in 1991. CLIM's first overseas office was opened on the US East coast in 1997. A further three offices have since been opened in Singapore (2000), Dubai (2007) and the US West coast (2015). CLIG was admitted to AIM in 2006 and to the official list of the LSE in 2010.


OO 03. Subsidiaries that are separate PRI signatories

03.1. Indicate whether you have subsidiaries within your organisation that are also PRI signatories in their own right.

03.3. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 04. Reporting year and AUM

04.1. Indicate the year end date for your reporting year.

31/12/2019

04.2. Indicate your total AUM at the end of your reporting year.

Include the AUM of subsidiaries, but exclude advisory/execution only assets, and exclude the assets of your PRI signatory subsidiaries that you have chosen not to report on in OO 03.2
Total AUM
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds
Currency
Assets in USD
trillions billions millions thousands hundreds

04.4. Indicate the assets which are subject to an execution and/or advisory approach. Provide this figure based on the end of your reporting year

04.5. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 06. How would you like to disclose your asset class mix

06.1. Select how you would like to disclose your asset class mix.

Internally managed (%)
Externally managed (%)

 

Listed equity >50% 100 0 0
Fixed income 0 0 0 0
Private equity 0 0 0 0
Property 0 0 0 0
Infrastructure 0 0 0 0
Commodities 0 0 0 0
Hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Fund of hedge funds 0 0 0 0
Forestry 0 0 0 0
Farmland 0 0 0 0
Inclusive finance 0 0 0 0
Cash 0 0 0 0
Money market instruments 0 0 0 0
Other (1), specify 0 0 0 0
Other (2), specify 0 0 0 0

06.2. Publish asset class mix as per attached image [Optional].

06.3. Indicate whether your organisation has any off-balance sheet assets [Optional].

06.5. Indicate whether your organisation uses fiduciary managers.

06.6. Provide contextual information on your AUM asset class split. [Optional]

CLIM's AUM comprises investments principally in listed closed-end funds. CLIM generally remains fully invested, while maintaining small cash balances to deploy when opportunities arise. The emerging markets strategy represents 74% of AUM, developed markets 18%, opportunistic value 4% and frontier markets 3%. 


OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown (Not Applicable)


OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds (Not Applicable)


OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

09.1. Indicate the breakdown of your organisation’s AUM by market.

19 Developed Markets
78 Emerging Markets
3 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]


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