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Comgest Growth Emerging Markets GBP I Acc

Ranked 35 out of 147 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Vincent Strauss

Emil Wolter

Emil Wolter graduated from the University of London with a BSc in Financial Economics. He has worked as a financial analyst since 1995 and as an analyst and portfolio manager on Asian and Emerging Markets equities since 1997. Initially an analyst and portfolio manager with Pictet Asset Management in London, Emil went on to head up the emerging markets franchise at Polar Capital Partners in both London and Singapore. More recently he was Head of Asian Equity Strategy in Singapore at the securities brokerage units of Royal Bank of Scotland and Macquarie. Emil joined Comgest in 2012 as portfolio manager covering Asian and Global Emerging Market equities.

Wojciech Stanislawski

Wojciech Stanislawski was born in 1975 in Poland and attended the University Panthéon-Assas in Paris where he studied Banking and Financial Techniques. He joined Comgest in 1999 where he manages a number of funds using the GARP investment process. Wojciech has been managing funds for over eight years. Outside of fund management, Wojciech lists tennis, soccer and music as his main interests.

Objective

The investment objective of the Emerging Markets Fund is to achieve capital appreciation by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Emerging Markets. Emerging Markets are defined as countries, predominantly located in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern and Southern Europe, which have strong economic growth compared to the average for the large industrialised countries.

Performance

Global Emerging Markets over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 9.1% -2.8% 5.7% 6.1%
2013 5.9% 5.8% -4.0% 2.3% 1.9%
2012 1.9% 1.7% -6.4% 6.5% 0.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Ireland
  6. Italy
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Netherlands
  9. Singapore
  10. Sweden
  11. Switzerland
  12. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date16/01/2012
  • Share Class size10Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B40MC740

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2Mn
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.0%
  • Initial investment0

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