|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 107.97||Day Change||GBX +0.02 (0.02%)|
|Price Date||20 Oct 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||5.87 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||1.47||Fund Size||83,005,600.00|
|Launch Date||25/10/2011||Standard Initial Charge (%)||4.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.25||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||1,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||1.47|
|ISIN||GB00B620B735||Min TopUp (£)||500.00|
The Fund aims to provide income and grow your investment. The Fund invests in fixed income securities (investments which provide a certain level of income or interest) issued primarily by governments and companies in Emerging Markets. Emerging markets are countries considered to have social or business activity in the process of rapid growth. The majority of investments in the Fund will be in US Dollars. The Fund aims to reduce the effect of currency changes by hedging the US Dollar investments. More than 30 per cent of the Fund may be invested in assets with low credit ratings. Derivatives may be used for efficient portfolio management.
Helene Williamson is Head of Emerging Markets Debt at First State Investments, where she is responsible for the company's full suite of emerging markets debt portfolios. Helene's extensive experience includes 16 years as Head of Emerging Markets Debt with F&C Asset Management. In this position, she managed F&C's Emerging Markets Debt SICAV, which received a 5-star rating from Morningstar. Helene holds an MBA in Finance from the Wharton Graduate School and is fluent in French, German and Spanish.