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First State Global Em Mkts Leaders I Acc USD

Managed by

Jonathan Asante

Jonathan Asante started his career as a teacher at the London School of Economics whilst doing postgraduate research. He then joined NatWest Group where he was an assistant researcher. In 1995 he joined Framlington where he was a global emerging markets fund manager and group economist. After a nine year stint at Framlington he joined First State Investments as a senior analyst and became head of global emerging market equities after several years of co-managing GEM portfolios with Angus Tulloch.

Ashish Swarup


The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund mainly invests in shares of large and mid-sized companies in emerging markets or whose business is predominantly based in emerging markets. This includes companies that are listed on exchanges in developed markets. These companies generally have a total stock market value of at least US$1billion. Emerging markets are countries considered to have social or business activity in the process of rapid growth.

Registered For Sale In

  1. Germany
  2. Hong Kong
  3. Ireland
  4. Macau
  5. Singapore
  6. Taiwan
  7. United Kingdom

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