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Somerset Emerging Markets Dividend Growth A Acc

Ranked 116 out of 267 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Edward Lam

Equities expert, Edward Lam is the lead manager of the Somerset Emerging Markets Dividend Growth Fund. He defines his investment style as bottom up and growth focused. He also runs institutional mandates. Prior to joining the firm, Edward was a senior analyst at Lloyd George Management covering Asia for GEM mandates with a special focus on Taiwan. Edward studied history at Downing College, Cambridge.


The Fund seeks to achieve capital appreciation and income growth by mainly investing in an actively managed portfolio of dividend-paying emerging market securities. The portfolio will consist principally of quoted equity securities, issued by companies established or operating in emerging market countries, principally in Asia, Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America. The Fund may also invest at the Investment Manager’s discretion in other transferable securities, money market instruments, cash and near cash, depositary receipts, derivative instruments and forward transactions, deposits, and derivatives for the purpose of hedging or efficient portfolio management.

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Global Emerging Markets over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 8.1% 5.0% 4.8%
2016 26.9% 8.9% 5.9% 9.4% 0.6%
2015 -6.2% 9.1% -6.9% -8.4% 0.8%
2014 8.7% -1.0% 5.8% 0.9% 2.9%
2013 -2.9% 4.4% -3.1% -2.3% -1.8%
2012 16.2% 8.3% -3.3% 5.1% 5.6%
2011 -5.6% -4.6% 3.0% -10.0% 6.7%
2010 -3.7% 11.9% 5.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
SK Hynix Inc ORD 6.70
OTP Bank Nyrt ORD 5.20
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 4.55
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 3.85
HCL Technologies Ltd ORD 3.71
Samsung Fire & Marine Insurance Co Ltd ORD 3.50
Porto Seguro SA ORD 3.29
MOL Plc ORD 3.23
Turk Telekomunikasyon AS ORD 3.05
Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk PT ORD 2.88

Registered For Sale In

  1. Finland
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/03/2010
  • Share Class size731Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B4Q07115

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment200,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment5

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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).