Aims to provide a dividend income, together with the potential for long-term capital growth from Emerging Markets investments by outperformance of the MSCI Emerging Markets Index. The company will predominantly invest in quoted companies although, where appropriate, it may invest in other types of securities. The company has the ability to use borrowing to gear the portfolio to up to 20% of net assets where appropriate.
The value of investments and the income from them can go down and up, and you may not get back as much as you paid in. Past performance is not a guide to the future.
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Cumulative performance of an original investment of £100.
You should remember that past performance is not a guide to the future.
Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Total return, net of charges and any applicable fees using cum income Net Asset Values (NAVs) debt at par with net dividend (if any) reinvested, in sterling. For detail see the Trust’s latest Report & Accounts.
Omar Negyal, executive director, is a portfolio manager within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities Team, based in London. An employee since 2012, Omar joined the firm with 14 years of experience in Emerging Markets gained through previous analyst and portfolio management roles at HSBC Global Asset Management, Lansdowne Partners and F&C Asset Management. Omar has an MA, MEng in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge and is a CFA Charterholder.
Richard Titherington, managing director, is the chief investment officer and head of the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team based in Hong Kong. An employee since 1986, Richard was part of the Pacific Regional Group from 1994. He was appointed as a managing director in April 2001 and appointed head of the global emerging markets business in December 2001. Prior to 1994 Richard was a US and international pension fund manager, working in the UK until he transferred to Hong Kong in 1992. Before joining the firm, Richard spent two years as an analyst with UKPI in London. Richard obtained an M.A. in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University.
Amit Mehta is a portfolio manager responsible for Global Emerging Markets portfolios based in London. An employee since 2011, Amit previously worked at Prusik Investment Management (2009-2011) and Atlantis Investment Management (2007-2009) where he was an Asian equities Analyst and Portfolio Manager. Prior to that he was a Global Emerging Markets Analyst at Aviva Investors (2004-2007) and an Investment Consultant at Mercer Investment Consulting (2000-2004). Amit obtained a Bsc (Hons) in Mathematics from Kings College London. He is a holder of the CFA designation.
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