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Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc.

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]

CBIS Funds are managed by external sub-advisers, but all screening research is conducted by CBIS  internally and is provided to our sub-advisers to be applied across our Funds.  CBIS also provides some select services to a small number of separately managed accounts.

 


OO 02. Headquarters and operational countries

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

United States

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).

40 FTE

02.4. Additional information. [Optional]

Christian Brothers Investment Services, Inc. (“CBIS”) is a for-profit, SEC-registered investment adviser founded in 1981 and owned by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, a religious teaching congregation within the Catholic Church.  The firm is incorporated in the United States in the state of Illinois and has offices in New York, Chicago, and San Francisco; its subsidiary, CBIS Global S.r.L., has an office in Rome, and staffing in Spain.

CBIS is a manager of managers: that is, we engage third-party institutional investment firms to actively sub-advise the assets in our portfolios. We offer two product lines: Catholic United Investment Trust (CUIT) and CBIS Global Funds plc, for Catholic institutions in select countries around the world. 

CBIS has two wholly-owned subsidiaries, CBIS Financial Services, Inc. and CBIS Global S.r.L.

CBIS Financial Services, Inc. is a broker-dealer and FINRA member that primarily acts in that capacity in connection with the offer and sale of interests in CUIT.

CBIS Global S.r.L. is headquartered in Rome, Italy.  CBIS Global S.r.L. provides services to the investors in CBIS Global Funds plc.

Additionally, CBIS oversees some sub-advised separate accounts.


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]

CBIS manages $8.3 billion USD in assets for over 800 Catholic organizations worldwide, including religious institutes, dioceses, foundations, educational institutions and health care organizations.

 


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 0 0 >50% 66
Fixed income 0 0 10-50% 33
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 <10% 1
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]


OO 07. Fixed income AUM breakdown

07.1. Provide to the nearest 5% the percentage breakdown of your Fixed Income AUM at the end of your reporting year, using the following categories.

Externally managed
34 SSA
16 Corporate (financial)
18 Corporate (non-financial)
32 Securitised
Total 100%

OO 08. Segregated mandates or pooled funds

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.
Provide a breakdown of your organisation’s externally managed assets between segregated mandates and pooled funds or investments.
Asset class breakdown
Segregated mandate(s)
Pooled fund(s) or pooled investment(s)

Total of the asset class

(each row adds up to 100%)

[a] Listed equity
100%
[b] Fixed income - SSA
100%
[c] Fixed income – Corporate (financial)
100%
[d] Fixed income – Corporate (non-financial)
100%
[e] Fixed income – Securitised
100%
[o] Money market instruments
100%

08.2. Additional information. [Optional]


OO 09. Breakdown of AUM by market

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

95 Developed Markets
5 Emerging Markets
0 Frontier Markets
0 Other Markets
Total 100% 100%

09.2. Additional information. [Optional]


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