|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 142.60||Day Change||GBX -0.10 (-0.07%)|
|Price Date||19 Sep 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||0.67 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||1.00||Fund Size||1,350,888,767.57|
|Launch Date||01/02/1994||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||1.00||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||20,000,000.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||1.00|
|ISIN||GB00BBVHWS80||Min TopUp (£)||100,000.00|
To provide long term capital growth by investing primarily in equity and equity-linked securities of emerging markets companies.
Austin Forey, managing director, is a portfolio manager responsible for Global Emerging Markets portfolios based in London. An employee since 1988, Austin has fulfilled his role as Global Emerging Markets portfolio manager since 1994. Prior to this he worked in the UK market, where he was deputy head of UK research. Before this, Austin worked as research analyst covering engineering, and subsequently all financial sectors, including property; other responsibilities included co-management of a mid-cap investment trust, and two specialist unit trusts. Austin obtained a B.A. in modern languages from Cambridge University, and earned a Ph.D. in modern languages from Cambridge University.
Leon Eidelman, managing director, is a portfolio manager within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team based in New York. An employee since 2002, Leon is a member of the group of Global Emerging Market portfolio managers responsible for the fundamental, bottom-up portfolios, including the GEM Discovery and GEM Focused strategies. He is lead manager of the GEM Discovery strategy and is a portfolio manager on the GEM Focused Strategy. Leon holds a B.A. in economics with a concentration in finance from Cornell University and is a CFA charter holder.