Fact sheet: Baring Emerging Markets

Fund information
Fund name
Baring Emerging Markets Inst Acc
Fund manager company
Baring Asset Management Limite
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • William Palmersince 01/01/2015
  • Isabelle Irishsince 01/01/2015
  • Michael Levysince 30/09/2016
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investment, both direct and indirect, in a diversified portfolio of emerging market securities.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Total Gross Return
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
43.9%
1 Year rank in sector
44/56
Sector
UT Global Emerging Markets
Yield
0.8%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.3%
Fund size
£7m (£6m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
128
Mid price
307.4
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Scot Wid Fdmtl Index Emg Mkt Eq79.1%
FP Hndrsn Rwe FTSERAFIEmgMkts77.4%
NFU Mutual Global Emerging Mkts63%
Lazard Emerging Markets58%
Templeton Global Emeg Mkts57.5%
...more in UT Global Emerging Markets

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China32.7%
    Others14.5%
    South Africa9.9%
    Taiwan9.9%
    India9.4%
  • Financials33.3%
    Information Technology26.8%
    Consumer Staples8.7%
    Consumer Discretionary6%
    Energy5.5%
  • Chinese Equities32.7%
    International Equities14.5%
    South African Equities9.9%
    Taiwanese Equities9.9%
    Indian Equities9.4%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund5.9%10.4%8.8%43.9%47%23.8%
Sector4.3%11.2%9.2%48.1%40.2%28.5%
Rank within sector1 / 5736 / 5733 / 5744 / 5617 / 4833 / 39
Quartile1st3rd3rd4th2nd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund8.8%24.2%-1.8%3.3%-7.4%
Sector8%32.6%-10.6%3%-2.6%
Rank within sector14 / 5751 / 553 / 5228 / 4737 / 44
Quartile1st4th1st3rd4th
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
1.49
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.99
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.55
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
15.61
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
4.18
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.31
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.93
Price movement
52 week high306.3
52 week low215.1
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price307.4
Region
1China32.7%
2Others14.5%
3South Africa9.9%
4Taiwan9.9%
5India9.4%
6Korea8.2%
7Russia8%
8Mexico3.5%
9Turkey3.1%
Industry sector
1Financials33.3%
2Information Technology26.8%
3Consumer Staples8.7%
4Consumer Discretionary6%
5Energy5.5%
6Materials3.9%
7Real Estate3.9%
8Industrials3.8%
9Utilities3.7%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities32.7%
2International Equities14.5%
3South African Equities9.9%
4Taiwanese Equities9.9%
5Indian Equities9.4%
6South Korean Equities8.2%
7Russian Equities8%
8Mexican Equities3.5%
9Turkish Equities3.1%
Individual holdings
1TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO5.7%
2SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO4.4%
3ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD4.3%
4PING AN INSURANCE(GR)CO OF CHINA4.1%
5BRILLIANCE CHINA AUTOMOTIVE3.2%
6TENCENT HLDGS LTD3.2%
7CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK3.1%
8SANLAM3.1%
9RELIANCE INDUSTRIES3%
Management
Fund manager group
Baring
Fund manager company
Baring Asset Management Limite
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth through investment, both direct and indirect, in a diversified portfolio of emerging market securities.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Total Gross Return
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
William Palmer01/01/2015William Palmer is an investment manager in the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team at Barings, with particular expertise in Asian markets. He has managed money through four full market cycles, providing valuable reserves of experience to draw on when positioning portfolios. Outside work, William is a keen sportsman who enjoys running and golf. Originally from Cork, in southern Ireland, William read Business Studies at the University of Limerick, majoring in Economics and Finance. He inherited an interest in investments from his father, who had built up a portfolio after studying at Cornell University in the US, and made his career choice early on.
Isabelle Irish01/01/2015Isabelle joined Barings in June 2013 as an Investment Manager in the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team and is co-manager on a number of our mandates, including Barings' flagship Global Emerging Markets Fund. Prior to joining Barings, Isabelle spent eight years at Pictet Asset Management, initially as an analyst in the Global Emerging Markets Team before moving to her most recent role as Latin America Portfolio Manager. Isabelle has a First Class Honours Degree in Mathematics with French from the University of Birmingham, she passed the IMC examinations in 2005 and was awarded the CFA designation in 2009. Isabelle is fluent in French.
Michael Levy30/09/2016Michael Levy is the lead manager of the Baring Frontier Markets Fund and the Baring Russia Fund. After graduating from Manchester University with a degree in Economics, he joined Grant Thornton as a chartered account. He then transfers across to Asset Management in 1995 and joined Alliance Capital Management to work in its research and quant unit. From 1998 until early 2012, Michael was involved in the management of specialist international and emerging equity portfolios, including products such as the Nile Growth Fund and the Southern Africa Fund.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Baring Emerging Markets D Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£30,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN7EC
Baring Emerging Markets D Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.6%
Min single investment£30,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeN01T
Baring Emerging Markets Inst Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.3%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.3%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price307.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeBO06
Baring Emerging Markets R Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£2,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price295.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated21/02/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3D9
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