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Lazard Emerging Markets Equity S Acc GBP

Ranked 143 out of 147 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

James Donald

As a managing director and head of the emerging markets group at Lazard Asset Management LLC, James Donald manages a variety of emerging markets funds. His only UK domiciled fund is the Lazard Emerging Markets Growth fund for which he uses a bottom-up stock selection style looking for relative value in emerging markets equities. Donald started out at Mercury Asset Management in 1985. He spent seven years on the group’s international equity team before switching over to focus on emerging markets. He joined Lazard in 1996. Born in Canada in 1961, Donald earned an honours degree in history from the University of Western Ontario’s Huron College. He still holds a keen interest in history and is also a talented linguist, speaking fluent French and Spanish.


To achieve long term capital appreciation through investment in a diversified portfolio of global equities with an emerging markets bias quoted or traded on the Regulated Markets. The Fund will invest primarily in equity and equity related securities of emerging market issuers.


Global Emerging Markets over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 2.7% -4.9% -16.2%
2014 1.5% -1.6% 6.7% -0.8% -2.4%
2013 -0.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Chile
  2. Ireland
  3. Switzerland
  4. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/09/2013
  • Share Class size33Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B94ZRN58

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment64Mn
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management0.85%

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