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F&C Global Emerging Markets A USD Inc

Ranked 55 out of 221 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Damian Bird

Damian Bird joined LGM in 2015 as an Asian equity Portfolio Manager and became Co-Portfolio Manager for the group's Global Emerging Markets mandates in July 2016. Damian spent more than five years at Arisaig Partners, including two years in Singapore where he focused on Asian and Eastern European consumer equities. In January 2011 he relocated to Cape Town where he spent three and a half years as a key decision maker in the asset allocation process for the US$1 billion Arisaig Africa Consumer Fund. Prior to LGM, Damian was a Portfolio Manager at Infusive Asset Management, where he launched and managed the Infusive Consumer Alpha Global Leaders Fund, a long-only equity fund that invests globally in the consumer sector. Damian holds a BA Honours in Economics and History from Oxford University and is a CFA Charterholder.

Irina Hunter

Irina Hunter is a portfolio manager at LGM Investments, a position she has held since 2007. She previously spent five years working for AGF Funds as an associate portfolio manager. Irina is co-manager of an emerging markets equities fund for LGM and adopts an active approach to investing, favouring high returning, sustainable business models which benefits from secular growth. She has studied in both England and Russia, and holds an MBA, as well as a bachelor's degree in Finance and Banking.

Rishikesh Patel

Rishikesh Patel holds a post-graduate degree in Finance and Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai, and graduated in Commerce from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai. Before joining LGM in 2006, he worked with ICICI Securities and General Electric. During Rishi's two years at ICICI Securities he was an analyst researching the IT, Real Estate and Cement sectors. Rishi was at General Electric for almost three years and worked across five GE businesses. Since joining LGM he has researched Indian stocks and advised on the company's Indian mandates. Rishikesh relocated to the London office in October 2014 and became Co-Portfolio Manager and then Lead Portfolio Manager for the Global Emerging Markets mandates in March and July 2016, respectively.


Achieve capital appreciation through investment primarily in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Venezuela, Peru, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Baltic Republics, Ukraine, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, India, Pakistan, the Middle East, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, South Korea, North Korea, China, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, Russia and the countries of the Former Soviet Union. In addition such countries at the time of investment in the MSCI Emerging Markets Free Index, collectively Global Emerging Market Countries or Global Emerging Markets.

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Global Emerging Markets over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -3.7% 0.6%
2017 29.9% 13.5% 3.9% 3.3% 6.6%
2016 7.0% 3.7% 7.2% 1.9% -5.6%
2015 -14.6% -1.1% -8.2% -8.0% 2.3%
2014 8.0% 0.2% 5.6% 4.5% -2.3%
2013 -10.0% 0.7% -9.2% -0.7% -0.8%
2012 17.5% 11.7% -3.9% 6.3% 3.1%
2011 -24.0% -1.1% -10.0% -19.6% 6.2%
2010 3.0% 2.3% -6.9% 5.0% 3.0%
2009 73.4% 10.3% 27.5% 14.7% 7.5%
2008 -54.7% -21.0% 3.3% -19.8% -30.8%
2007 30.7% 1.8% 14.2% 10.3% 2.0%
2006 25.7% 11.9% -8.4% 7.1% 14.5%
2005 59.3% 7.8% 11.5% 19.7% 10.8%
2004 17.2% 14.0% -9.6% 6.1% 7.2%
2003 13.4% 11.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk PT ORD 5.28%
Yum China Holdings Inc ORD 5.02%
Wal Mart de Mexico SAB de CV ORD 4.96%
Sands China Ltd ORD 4.38%
ITC Ltd ORD 4.29%
Universal Robina Corp ORD 4.16%
British American Tobacco (Malaysia) Bhd ORD 4.03%
Magnit PAO ORD 3.97%
HDFC Bank Ltd ORD 3.91%
AIA Group Ltd ORD 3.49%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Hong Kong
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Malta
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Spain
  14. Sweden
  15. Switzerland
  16. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/04/2003
  • Share Class size06Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0032605994

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment15,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.75%
  • Initial investment1.75%

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