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William Blair SICAV EM Small Cap Grwth I USD

Ranked 15 out of 16 in - Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies 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.

Casey Preyss

Casey Preyss is a portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Growth strategy at William Blair. Since joining William Blair in 2000, Casey has been a research analyst covering Industrials, IT and Resources and has also served as portfolio manager for the China A-Share strategy. Prior to his fundamental research responsibilities Casey was a quantitative analyst with the team. Prior to joining the firm, Casey was with Thomas White International, where he was an international equity research sales associate.

Objective

The aim of the Fund is to provide capital growth by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity securities issued by small-sized companies in emerging markets.

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Performance

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

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.4% -6.5% -11.8%
2017 36.0% 11.1% 2.0% 8.5% 10.6%
2016 -4.6% -7.4% 5.7% 5.0% -7.1%
2015 -6.4% 1.2% -2.3% -7.0% 1.7%
2014 28.5% 2.6% 8.5% 10.0% 4.9%
2013 -3.2% -4.7% 8.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/08/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
TCI Co Ltd ORD 2.26%
Cash and Other Assets less Liabilities 2.09%
IRB Brasil Resseguros SA ORD 1.95%
Banco del Bajio SA Institucion de Banca Multiple ORD 1.74%
Indorama Ventures PCL ORD 1.49%
NIIT Technologies Ltd ORD 1.45%
Chroma ATE Inc ORD 1.35%
Hartalega Holdings Bhd ORD 1.34%
Bangkok Chain Hospital PCL ORD 1.32%
NMC Health PLC ORD 1.28%
31/08/2018

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/03/2013
  • Share Class size34Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0874276255

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.60%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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