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William Blair SICAV Emerging Market Leaders I USD

Ranked 89 out of 221 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Todd McClone

Todd McClone joined William Blair & Company in 2000 as part of the international growth team. He is the lead portfolio manager for the William Blair Emerging Markets Leaders and Emerging Markets Small Cap Growth strategies and is a portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets strategy. Previously, he was a senior research analyst specialising in international equity for Strong Capital Management and a corporate finance research analyst at Piper Jaffrey. Outside of work Todd is a keen skier.

Jack Murphy

Jack Murphy is a Portfolio Manager for the International Developed Plus strategy and is the Director of Research for the Global Equity team at William Blair. Jack was previously a Research Analyst covering mid-large cap non-U.S. Consumer stocks. He joined the firm in 2005 as a Research Analyst within William Blair’s sell-side research department focusing on e-commerce and hardline retailers. Previously, Jack worked at Credit Suisse First Boston for nearly six years as an equity research analyst, covering a broad range of retail companies. Before CSFB, he worked as an equity research analyst at Lehman Brothers and as an equity research associate at Salomon Brothers. Prior to sell-side research, he worked as a financial analyst for General Electric Capital, having graduated from GE’s Financial Management Program. Education: B.A., Economics, magna cum laude, Villanova University.

Objective

The Emerging Leaders Growth Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation measured in US$. Under normal market conditions, the Fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus the amount of any borrowings for investment purposes) in emerging markets securities. The Fund invests primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities, including common stocks and other forms of equity investments (e.g., securities convertible into common stocks) issued by large capitalized and medium capitalized emerging market companies, that the Investment Manager believes have above-average growth, profitability and quality characteristics.

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Performance

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

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.3% -4.1%
2017 35.9% 10.1% 3.0% 11.8% 7.2%
2016 3.4% -3.3% 4.9% 6.0% -3.9%
2015 -13.7% -0.1% -5.2% -12.7% 4.3%
2014 14.1% -1.1% 6.5% 5.4% 2.9%
2013 -3.6% 4.1% -8.3% -0.4% 1.4%
2012 17.7% 12.3% -3.8% 6.0% 2.9%
2011 -14.1% 8.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 6.52%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 6.18%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd DR 5.36%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 4.51%
Naspers Ltd ORD 2.94%
Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd ORD 2.28%
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd ORD 2.21%
Infosys Ltd ORD 2.01%
Yum China Holdings Inc ORD 2.01%
Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd ORD 1.99%
31/05/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Denmark
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Ireland
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Norway
  9. Singapore
  10. Sweden
  11. Switzerland
  12. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/04/2011
  • Share Class size128Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0612811850

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.40%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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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).