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.
Vincent Strauss joined Comgest in 1994 and is today Chairman of Comgest Global Investors (the Comgest Group’s holding entity) and CEO of the Comgest Group. Vincent is one of the lead portfolio managers of the firm’s Global Emerging Markets and Global Equity strategies. Vincent started his career at Crédit Commercial de France where he was responsible for the firm’s institutional operations. 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 in 1994. Vincent graduated from the HEC School of Management in Lausanne and completed a PhD in Economics at Université Paris 2 Pantheon-Assas.
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.
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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