Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 406.97 Offer Price GBX 409.09
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +0.39 (0.10%)
Price Date 19 Sep 2017 Crown Rating
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 77,710,373.47
Launch Date 14/08/1997 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 5,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB0099965641 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The Fund will seek to maximise the long-term total return by investing in emerging economies (directly or indirectly). Investments will be made in Latin America, Eastern and Southern Europe, Asia and Africa. Investments in markets which overlap with institutional clients’ existing investments in the Pacific Basin through BlackRock Institutional Equity Funds - Pacific will generally not be acquired for the Emerging Markets Funds.

Fund Managers

Andrew Swan
Andrew Swan, Managing Director, is the Head of Asian Equities of the Fundamental Equity division at BlackRock. He is responsible for managing several regional equity portfolios, setting regional equity investment strategy and developing BlackRock's Asian investment platform and capabilities. Before joining BlackRock in August 2011, Andrew was with JP Morgan for 17 years. Andrew is backed by a team of research specialists, focused on country-specific markets, with a deep awareness of macro trends. BlackRock believe in having deep local knowledge of the markets we invest in which can be best achieved by having a country research focus.
Gordon Fraser