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Morgan Stanley Breakout Nations A USD

Ranked 212 out of 223 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in CHF unless stated

Managed by

Tim Drinkall

Tim Drinkall joined Morgan Stanley in 2007, bringing extensive experience to his role as a portfolio manager for the firm’s Frontier Emerging Markets strategy. Drinkall joined from Gustavia Capital, where he was a fund manager responsible for Emerging Europe-based funds. He began his career as an analyst for Creditanstalt Securities, later moving to Deutsche Bank as director and head of Emerging Europe equity research. Drinkall received a BA in finance from Indiana University and an MBA in international business from George Washington University.

Jitania Kandhari

Ruchir Sharma

Ruchir Sharma attended the Shri Ram College of Commerce in Delhi and received a BA with honours in Commerce. He joined Morgan Stanley in 1996 and has over 13 years of investment experience. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, Ruchir worked with Prime Securities in Delhi where he worked in the firm's foreign exchange business. Ruchir is now the head of the global emerging markets equity team and manages the Morgan Stanley Asian Equity fund and the Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Equity fund. He is a member of the Global Tactical Asset Allocation Investment Committee and also writes for Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal and is a regular contributor to The Economic Times which is India’s leading financial daily.


The investment objective is to seek to maximise total return measured in US Dollars primarily through investment in Emerging and Frontier Market Countries. To achieve its primary investment, the Fund may invest in: equity securities of companies organised and located in Emerging and Frontier Market Countries and other equity linked instruments issued by issuers located in Developed Markets;other equity securities of companies organised and located in Developed Market countries; currencies of Emerging and Frontier Market Countries.

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Global Emerging Markets over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.7% -9.3% -4.5%
2017 17.9% 5.7% 0.7% 5.1% 5.4%
2016 3.7% 0.4% 4.1% 1.0% -1.8%
2015 -0.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/07/2015
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1258507075

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.50%

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