BlackRock Frontiers (Ordinary Share) BRFI

Global Emerging Markets

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Estimated NAV (p)


Share Price (p)


Total Returns on £1000 over 

Fund / Benchmark Total returns(%)
BlackRock Frontiers (Ordinary Share) Price 61.94%
BlackRock Frontiers (Ordinary Share) NAV 58.69%
MSCI EM (Emg Mkts) 2.90%
Total Returns on £1000

Discount / Premium Movement

Discount / Premium Movement


Share Type Yesterday's
Closing Price
Discount / Premium Diluted NAV Gearing Dividend
Est Last
Ordinary Share 114.1p 2.2% 112.00p 112.00p
30 Jul
127% 3.64%

Discrete performance % over

Fund / BenchmarkAug '12
Jul '13
Aug '13
Jul '14
Aug '14
Jul '15
BlackRock Frontiers (Ordinary Share) Price49.4716.68-7.15
BlackRock Frontiers (Ordinary Share) NAV48.249.10-1.88
MSCI EM (Emg Mkts)2.2815.74-13.08

Discrete performance over

Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

MHP SA 4.91%
Kuwait Food Co 4.79%
BRD-Groupe Societe Generale 4.67%
Zenith Bank Plc 4.07%
Halyk Savings Bank 4.07%
United Bank for Africa 4.07%
Mobile Telecommunication Co 3.95%
Dragon Oil 3.95%
Telecom Argentina 3.95%
Hub Power Co Ltd ADR 3.83%

Sectors weighting

Finance - General 37.20%
Consumer Staples 14.20%
Energy 14.10%
Telecommunications 14.00%
Consumer Discretionary 7.30%
General Industrials 5.60%
Healthcare 5.00%
Utilities 3.20%
Materials 3.00%
Information Technology 2.20%
Short Selling -1.10%
Cash/Cash Equivalent -4.70%

Regional weighting

Asia inc Japan 29.00%
Cash/Cash Equivalent 20.00%
Middle East Region 15.00%
European Emerging 13.00%
Africa sub-Sahara 11.00%
Other Countries 6.00%
Latin America Region 6.00%
Fixed Interest 0.00%
  • Investment trust info:

  • Sector Global Emerging Markets
  • Launch Date 17 Dec 2010
  • Base Currency GBX
  • Domicile UK
  • Share Price (p) 113.80
  • Share Type Ordinary Share
  • ISIN GB00B3SXM832
  • Shares Issued (M) 151
  • Market Capital (£M) 171.90
  • Gross Assets (£M) 213.06
  • Net Assets (£M) 168.18
  • TER (%) 1.73
  • Historic Dividend Yield (%) 3.64
  • Last AGM 11 Feb 2015
  • Next AGM 11 Feb 2016
  • Last Annual Report Date 02 Dec 2014
  • Next due Report Date 30 Sep 2015
  • Next due Report Type A/R
  • Objective:

  • To achieve long-term capital growth from investment in companies operating in Frontier Markets or whose stocks are listed on the stock markets of such countries.
  • Management Group(s):

  • BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
  • BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd
  • BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd
  • BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.
  • Managed by:

  • Emily Fletcher Start: 17 May 2013
  • Sam Vecht Start: 17 Dec 2010
  • Management Contract & Fees:

    The Manager will receive from the Company a management fee, calculated and accrued daily but payable quarterly in arrears, equivalent to 1.10% p.a. of the Gross Assets. The Manager is also entitled to receive a performance fee at a rate of 10% of any increase in the Net Asset Value at the end of a performance period over and above what would have been achieved had the cumulative Net Asset Value since Admission increased in line with the Reference Index, currently being the MSCI Frontier Markets Index. The performance fee payable in any year will be capped at an amount equal to 2.5% or 1% of the Gross Assets if there is an increase or decrease in the Net Asset Value per Share at the end of the relevant performance period respectively. The fee is subject to a high watermark. The agreement may be terminated by either party giving 6 months written notice, not to expire before the second anniversary of Admission.