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BGF Emerging Europe A4RF GBP

Ranked 8 out of 14 in - Eastern Europe over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Sam Vecht

Born in the English capital in 1977, Sam Vecht studied International Relations and History at the London School of Economics. He joined BlackRock in 2000, where he is a managing director of long only and long-short funds. Sam concentrates primarily on emerging Europe and other frontier markets, adopting a contrarian investment style with a top-down overview. He does not use cash as a tactical strategy, and derivatives are employed opportunistically. Sam holds the CFA designation and cites football, chess and music as his primary interests.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, emerging European countries. It may also invest in companies domiciled in and around, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in and around, the Mediterranean region.

Performance

Eastern Europe over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 -7.8% -10.2% 9.5% -6.2%
2013 -2.3% 3.5% -7.9% 5.7% -2.9%
2012 15.8% 16.2% -10.0% 7.2% 3.3%
2011 -26.7% 6.3% -4.5% -29.7% 2.8%
2010 25.0% 15.6% -12.8% 11.6% 11.1%
2009 74.3% -1.6% 22.3% 34.6% 7.6%
2008 -58.4% -15.7% 4.5% -31.3% -31.2%
2007 31.2% 4.3% 5.2% 6.0% 12.7%
2006 32.2% 17.1% -5.9% 3.4% 16.0%
2005 54.2% 0.8% 7.5% 34.6% 5.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Fund Info

  • Launch date18/01/2005
  • Share Class size02Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0204061609

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment3,221
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.8%
  • Initial investment5

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).