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Somerset Emerging Markets Dividend Growth A Acc

Ranked 9 out of 146 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

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.

Objective

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.

Performance

Global Emerging Markets over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 9.1% -6.9%
2014 9.1% -1.0% 6.0% 0.9% 3.2%
2013 -2.6% 4.4% -3.0% -2.3% -1.6%
2012 16.4% 8.3% -3.4% 5.1% 6.0%
2011 -5.4% -4.6% 2.9% -10.0% 7.1%
2010 -3.7% 12.0% 5.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/03/2015

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 14.60
OTP Bank Nyrt ORD 4.19
China Mobile Ltd ORD 4.15
Axis Bank Ltd ORD 3.88
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 3.81
Sanlam Ltd ORD 3.64
HCL Technologies Ltd ORD 3.34
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 3.30
Powszechny Zaklad Ubezpieczen SA ORD 3.14
Metropolitan Bank and Trust Co ORD 2.91
31/03/2015

Registered For Sale In

  1. Finland
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/03/2010
  • Share Class size425Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B4Q07115

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.0%
  • Initial investment5

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