|Mid Price||USD 1.24||Day Change||USD +0.01 (0.18%)|
|Price Date||22 Aug 2019||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||1.80 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||08 March 2019||Dividend Frequency||Annually|
|Launch Date||14/11/1997||Standard Initial Charge||3.00%|
|Ongoing cost||0.90%||Annual Management Charge||0.75%|
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.
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.