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Magellan C

Ranked 60 out of 242 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Wojciech Stanislawski

Wojciech Stanislawski joined Comgest in 1999 as a member of Comgest’s Global Emerging Markets team. In 2000 he was named as co‐lead portfolio manager of the flagship Global Emerging Markets fund, Magellan, and today co‐leads a number of other public funds including Comgest Growth Emerging Markets, Comgest Growth GEM Promising Companies, Comgest Growth India, and Comgest Growth Latin America. In 2013 Wojciech was named team manager of the firm’s Global Emerging Markets equity investment team, responsible for the daily supervision and management of the portfolio managers and analysts. He also maintains responsibility for a number of Global Emerging Markets segregated mandates. Wojciech graduated from the Panthéon‐Assas University in Paris with a joint Master’s Degree in Business and Financial Management.

Vincent Strauss

Vincent Strauss joined Comgest in 1994 and is today CEO of the firm and chairman of Comgest Global Investors. Vincent is one of the lead portfolio managers of Comgest’s Global Emerging Markets public funds and he also participates actively in the firm’s Global Equity strategy. Vincent started his career at Crédit Commercial de France where he was instrumental in expanding the bank’s provision of corporate finance services. In 1982, he joined Banque Indosuez in Paris where he became lead portfolio manager of the bank’s Asian equities portfolios. He was then a director at Batif before moving to Multifinance International and then to Comgest. Vincent graduated from the HEC School of Management in Lausanne and completed a PhD in Economics at Université Paris 2 Pantheon‐Assas.

Emil Wolter

Emil Wolter joined Comgest in 2012 as an analyst and portfolio manager covering Asian and Global Emerging Market equities. Initially working with Comgest’s Singapore team before moving to the firm’s Paris office, Emil has co‐led the firm’s flagship Global Emerging Markets, Asia ex Japan and Asia Pacific ex Japan funds since 2014. Emil started his career in 1995, specialising in Asian and emerging markets equities since 1997, initially with Pictet Asset Management in London. He went on to head the emerging markets team at Polar Capital Partners in both London and Singapore. Based in Singapore, he was a managing director responsible for regional equity strategy at Royal Bank of Scotland and later held the same role at Macquarie Securities. He graduated from the University of London with a Bachelor of Science in Financial Economics.

Objective

The management objective of the fund is to seek performance without any reference to an index over the medium /long term, by implementing a stock picking strategy for asset allocation. The portfolio is constantly exposed by at least 60% of its net assets to value-oriented stock markets of emerging countries with strong economic growth compared to the average of major industrialized countries, mainly in South-East Asia, Latin America and Europe. The Fund may also be exposed by 20% of its assets to bond oriented markets of emerging countries. The minimum recommended investment horizon is 5 years.

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Performance

Global Emerging Markets over : 31/12/2014 - 31/12/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 -6.5% 6.0% -2.3% -14.6% 5.6%
2014 9.0% -3.0% 5.7% 1.9% 4.3%
2013 5.0% 5.8% -4.3% 1.8% 1.9%
2012 7.5% 8.5% -6.6% 5.5% 0.5%
2011 -20.0% -5.4% -1.6% -16.4% 2.9%
2010 23.1% 6.8% -5.7% 13.3% 7.9%
2009 44.9% -1.0% 14.3% 21.1% 5.8%
2008 -25.9% -6.0% -5.6% -11.3% -5.9%
2007 34.7% 2.8% 9.3% 8.4% 10.6%
2006 25.3% 12.9% -8.7% 5.4% 15.4%
2005 36.4% -2.3% 12.5% 16.3% 6.8%
2004 20.5% 1.4% -6.1% 11.4% 13.5%
2003 55.9% -6.3% 24.9% 16.7% 14.1%
2002 -2.6% 15.7% -4.7% -16.0% 5.1%
2001 4.9% -2.5% 10.7% -21.1% 23.1%
2000 -11.2% 17.2% -5.2% -5.3% -15.6%
1999 54.2% 4.4% 23.0% -11.3% 35.3%
1998 -18.6% 4.9% -18.8% -18.0% 16.6%
1997 -11.9% 10.6% 8.4% -6.1% -21.8%
1996 5.9% 15.0% 2.0% -2.4% -7.5%
1995 -1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Netherlands
  6. Switzerland
  7. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/04/1988
  • Share Class size1,875Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN FR0000292278

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

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