Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 375.40 Day Change GBX +1.50 (0.40%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.80 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.30 Fund Size 2,866,100.00
Launch Date 31/03/1998 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.75 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.30
ISIN GB0004513072 Min TopUp (£) 100,000.00

Fund Objective

The objective and policy of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment, both direct and indirect, in a diversified portfolio of emerging market securities.

Fund Managers

Michael Levy
Michael was appointed Co-Head for Emerging and Frontier Equities Team in 2016. Michael oversees the Frontiers, Latam and Emerging Europe functions. Michael is the lead manager of the Frontiers Markets Fund and is also co-manager on a number of Global Emerging Market mandates including Barings’ flagship Global Emerging Markets Fund. Prior to this, Michael was investment manager in the EMEA and Global Frontier Markets Equity Team. He joined Barings in July 2012 after 17 years at AllianceBernstein where he held a number of equity portfolio management and research roles. His most recent responsibility before joining Barings was as a portfolio manager for Emerging and International equity portfolios. Michael began his career in 1992 at Grant Thornton Chartered Accountants as a Partner Trainee. He has a BA (Hons) in Economics and Social Studies from the University of Manchester.
William Palmer
William was appointed Co-Head for Emerging and Frontier Equities Team in 2016 and in addition to this responsibility, William oversees our Asia ex Japan investment function. William is also co-manager on a number of Global Emerging Market mandates, including Barings’ flagship Global Emerging Markets Fund. Prior to joining Barings in October 2011, he was Senior Asset Manager/Head of Asia ex Japan Equities at KBC Asset Management in Dublin. During his time at KBC Asset Management, he also held the roles of Asset Manager focusing on Asia ex Japan Equities and Equity Analyst responsible for producing equity research on Irish and Asian companies. William has an honours degree in Business Studies, majoring in Economics and Finance from the University of Limerick.
Isabelle Irish
Isabelle joined Barings in June 2013 as an Investment Manager in the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team and is co-manager on a number of mandates, including Barings’ flagship Global Emerging Markets Fund. Prior to joining Barings, Isabelle spent eight years at Pictet Asset Management, initially as an analyst in the Global Emerging Markets Team before moving to her most recent role as a Latin America portfolio manager. Isabelle has a First Class Honours Degree in Mathematics with French from the University of Birmingham, passed the IMC examinations in 2005 and was awarded the CFA designation in 2009. Isabelle is fluent in French.