The Company aims to provide shareholders with capital growth from investment in a diversified portfolio of investments primarily in quoted Russian companies or other companies which operate principally in Russia. The company may also invest up to 10% of its gross assets in companies that operate or are located in former Soviet Union Republics. The Company has the ability to use borrowing to gear the portfolio within the range of 10% net cash to 15% geared in normal market conditions.
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.
For further risks associated with this trust please refer to the 'Key risks' section below.
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.
Oleg Biryulyov, managing director, is a regional portfolio manager and the head of the Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa Group, with a specialisation in Russia and Eastern Europe, within the Emerging Markets Equity Team based in London. An employee since 1994, Oleg was previously a portfolio manager for Flemings Urals Regional Venture Fund. Prior to this, he was an investment analyst. Oleg obtained a degree in economics from Moscow State University, Lomonosov. He is a holder of the CFA designation.
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