Helping you make the right decision

Owners Manual

Most fund managers will send you a glossy brochure. At Fundsmith we want you to have an Owner’s Manual. Why? Because your understanding of what we are trying to achieve and how we will approach it is a critical element in enabling us to attain our goal.


These documents provide you with key investor information about this fund. They are not marketing material. The information is required by law to help you understand the nature and risks of investing in this fund. You are advised to read them so you can make an informed decision about whether to invest. If you are unsure about the suitability of this fund, please consult a financial adviser.

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Application Form - Overseas Investors

This form is for Overseas Individual Investors wishing to invest into the Fundsmith Equity Fund. If you are based in the Republic of South Africa (RSA), you are required to complete a different form which can be downloaded within the document section of our South African site by clicking the RSA flag at the top of the page.


This form is for Corporate/Other Entities wishing to invest in the Fundsmith Equity Fund (e.g. Pensions, Private Companies, Trusts, Nominees etc.).


Forms for existing investors

How we're doing

Reports & Accounts

German Investor Daily Tax Reporting

If you are a German Investor in our fund please download the spreadsheet below which will provide you with the publication of tax figures as part of the annual tax reporting.

An English language prospectus for the Fundsmith Equity Fund is available on request and via the Fundsmith website and investors should consult this document before purchasing shares in the fund. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance. The value of investments and the income from them may fall as well as rise and be affected by changes in exchange rates, and you may not get back the amount of your original investment. Fundsmith LLP does not offer investment advice or make any recommendations regarding the suitability of its product. This financial promotion is intended for UK residents only and is communicated by Fundsmith LLP which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.