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Somerset Global Emerging Markets

Ranked 160 out of 270 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Edward Robertson

Londoner Edward Robertson is founding partner and lead manager at Somerset since 2007. He currently manages two equity funds with a value and stock picking style and price to earning is his key valuation metric. Edward manages institutional mandates and is an investor in his own strategies. Prior joining Somerset, he worked at Lloyd George Management and Cazenove Securities and has accumulated more than 15 years’ experience in the financial industry.

Objective

The Fund seeks to achieve capital appreciation by mainly investing in an actively managed portfolio of 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. The Fund may also invest in shares in other collective investment schemes subject to the limits set out in Appendix 2, however, investment by the Fund in other Schemes will be limited to a maximum of 10% of the scheme property of the Fund. Use may also be made of stocklending, borrowing, cash holdings, hedging and other investment techniques permitted under applicable FSA Rules.

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Performance

Global Emerging Markets over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 22.5% 10.8% 3.0% 1.5% 5.8%
2016 33.8% 9.0% 9.0% 10.0% 2.3%
2015 -9.8% 5.1% -7.4% -9.6% 2.5%
2014 2.6% -3.2% 6.1% 2.0% -2.1%
2013 -2.8% 5.5% -9.1% -0.1% 1.4%
2012 13.3% 9.5% -7.2% 6.2% 5.0%
2011 -14.6% -4.2% 0.6% -16.8% 6.4%
2010 29.0% 10.4% -3.2% 11.9% 7.9%
2009 36.8% -4.2% 12.3% 17.6% 8.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/11/2008
  • Share Class size112Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B3KL3W60

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.00%
  • Initial investment0

Related News

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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).