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First State Gbl Emer Mkts Sustainability

Ranked 14 out of 145 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

David Gait

David Gait was born in Edinburgh in 1975 and holds a BA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MSc in Investment Analysis from Stirling Univerisity. David joined Stewart Ivory in 1997, the predecessor to First State Investments. He is responsible for evolving the emerging markets and Asia Pacific strategies and is the lead manager on the First State Asia Pacific Sustainability and First State Indian Subcontinent funds. David has been managing funds for over 11 years.

Jack Nelson


The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. The Fund invests in a diversified portfolio of securities of issuers established or having significant operations in emerging economies and listed, traded or dealt in on regulated markets worldwide. The Fund invests in companies which are positioned to benefit from, and contribute to, the sustainable development of the countries in which they operate.


Global Emerging Markets over : 31/08/2014 - 31/08/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 6.7% -5.7%
2014 9.3% -0.2% 4.8% 4.7% -0.2%
2013 2.8% 9.4% -5.4% -1.8% 1.2%
2012 25.2% 9.0% -0.7% 8.7% 6.5%
2011 -14.2% -5.7% 0.8% -12.4% 3.0%
2010 38.5% 9.5% 0.5% 12.1% 12.3%
2009 24.4% 4.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Unilever PLC ORD 5.91
Marico Ltd ORD 4.63
Jeronimo Martins SGPS SA ORD 4.35
Tech Mahindra Ltd ORD 3.66
Natura Cosmeticos SA ORD 3.66
Compania Sud Americana de Vapores SA ORD 3.63
Standard Foods Corp ORD 3.39
Delta Electronics Thailand PCL ORD 3.15
Manila Water Company Inc ORD 2.69
Inversiones Aguas Metropolitanas SA ORD 2.67

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. France
  3. Germany
  4. Ireland
  5. Netherlands
  6. Sweden
  7. Switzerland
  8. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/04/2009
  • Share Class size18Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B64TS881

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment50


  • Annual management1.55%
  • Initial investment4

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