Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 101.33 Day Change GBX -2.20 (-2.13%)
Price Date 21 Feb 2020 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Acc. Yield 1.80 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 08 March 2019 Dividend Frequency Annually
Sector Specialist Fund Size 389,040,248.49
Launch Date 14/11/1997 Standard Initial Charge 3.00%
Ongoing cost 0.91% Annual Management Charge 0.75%
ISIN GB00B8BQ6V57 Sedol B8BQ6V5

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to increase the value of your investment over the long term. It looks to outperform the MSCI EM Latin America 10/40 Index over rolling 3-year periods, after the deduction of charges. The Fund is actively managed, and invests at least 75% of its assets in shares of Latin American companies. The Fund selects companies considered to have good prospects for share price growth, from any industry or economic sector, and whilst there is no restriction on size, investment tends to focus on larger companies, such as those included in the MSCI EM Latin American 10/40 Index. The MSCI EM Latin American 10/40 Index is designed to measure the share performance of large and medium-sized companies across 5 Emerging Market countries within Latin America (Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru). The Index currently includes approximately 100 companies, and is constructed to reflect the regulatory framework applicable to the Fund. It provides a suitable target benchmark against which Fund performance will be measured and evaluated over time. The Fund typically invests in fewer than 65 companies, which may include shares of some companies not within the Index. The Fund may also invest in other assets such as cash and deposits, and hold other funds (including funds managed by Columbia Threadneedle companies) when deemed appropriate.

Fund Managers

Ilan Furman
Ilan Furman is a portfolio manager within the Global Emerging Markets Equities team. He joined the company in 2011 as an equity research analyst. He is the lead portfolio manager of the Threadneedle Latin America Fund and has responsibility for stock, sector and country research in that region. His research focus covers a broad range of sectors including financials, consumer and technology.Before joining the company, worked as an investment manager at Pictet. He has also been employed at Deloitte as a consultant and at Oscar Gruss as a junior analyst.Ilan has an Economics degree from Ben Gurion University in Israel and an MBA from Imperial College, London. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.