Fact sheet: F&C Emerging Markets

Fund information
Fund name
F&C Emerging Markets 2
Fund manager company
F&C (BMO Global Asset Manageme
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Rishikesh Patelsince 01/03/2016
  • Damian Birdsince 31/07/2016
  • Irina Huntersince 31/05/2015
Fund objective
The objective is to provide capital growth. The Fund Managers seek to meet this objective by investment in the world's less developed countries. The Fund will invest mainly in equities of those countries. It may include investment in funds and schemes which in turn invest in those countries or certificates representing securities in those countries.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
28.1%
1 Year rank in sector
36/57
Sector
UT Global Emerging Markets
Yield
1.1%
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.
1.05%
Fund size
£29m (£19m 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.
115
Mid price
165
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Scot Wid Fdmtl Index Emg Mkt Eq52.3%
FP Hndrsn Rwe FTSERAFIEmgMkts50.4%
Lazard Emerging Markets37.5%
NFU Mutual Global Emerging Mkts36.5%
Lazard Developing Markets35.4%
...more in UT Global Emerging Markets

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • India29.6%
    Indonesia19.6%
    Others13.7%
    Mexico9.6%
    Hong Kong6.7%
  • Financials38.9%
    Consumer Goods29.8%
    Consumer Services15.8%
    Industrials4.5%
    Money Market3.9%
  • Indian Equities29.6%
    Indonesian Equities19.6%
    International Equities13.7%
    Mexican Equities9.6%
    Hong Kong Equities6.7%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-8.3%-5.6%11.6%28.1%20.2%25%
Sector-4.5%-1%19.8%28.6%19%26.4%
Rank within sector58 / 5957 / 5957 / 5936 / 5730 / 4827 / 40
Quartile4th4th4th3rd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund27.3%-8.3%4%-9.1%19.1%
Sector29.7%-10.6%3%-2.6%12.6%
Rank within sector40 / 5715 / 5326 / 4842 / 454 / 40
Quartile3rd2nd3rd4th1st
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.
0.83
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.
0.93
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.
0.14
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%.
16.19
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.
7.3
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.
0.04
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.
0.81
Price movement
52 week high186.8
52 week low123.2
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price165
Region
1India29.6%
2Indonesia19.6%
3Others13.7%
4Mexico9.6%
5Hong Kong6.7%
6Philippines5.9%
7USA4.5%
8Money Market3.9%
9Turkey3.4%
Industry sector
1Financials38.9%
2Consumer Goods29.8%
3Consumer Services15.8%
4Industrials4.5%
5Money Market3.9%
6Health Care3.6%
7Utilities2.4%
8Basic Materials1.1%
Asset type
1Indian Equities29.6%
2Indonesian Equities19.6%
3International Equities13.7%
4Mexican Equities9.6%
5Hong Kong Equities6.7%
6Philippine Equities5.9%
7US Equities4.5%
8Money Market3.9%
9Turkish Equities3.4%
Individual holdings
1BANK MANDIRI(PERSERO)5.5%
2ITC5.1%
3ITC5.1%
4BANK RAKYAT INDONESIA4.9%
5MEAD JOHNSON NUTRITION4.5%
6WAL-MART DE MEXICO SAB DE CV4.1%
7UNIVERSAL ROBINA CORP4%
8YES BANK3.6%
9YES BANK3.6%
Management
Fund manager group
F&C
Fund manager company
F&C (BMO Global Asset Manageme
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The objective is to provide capital growth. The Fund Managers seek to meet this objective by investment in the world's less developed countries. The Fund will invest mainly in equities of those countries. It may include investment in funds and schemes which in turn invest in those countries or certificates representing securities in those countries.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Rishikesh Patel01/03/2016Rishikesh Patel, Portfolio Manager, 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 our Indian mandates. Rishikesh relocated to our London office in October 2014 and became co-Portfolio Manager for our Global Emerging Markets mandates in March 2016.
Damian Bird31/07/2016Damian joined LGM in 2015 as an Asian equity Portfolio Manager and became Co-Portfolio Manager for our 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 Hunter31/05/2015Irina Hunter is a Co-Portfolio Manager. She began her career in financial services in 1992. From 1994 to 1998 she worked as Vice President for The US Russia Investment Fund, a private equity investment fund in Moscow. After working in mergers and acquisitions in Canada and Russia, she joined AGF Funds Inc. in 2002, based in Toronto as a Global Equity Analyst, and later Associate Portfolio Manager. Irina joined Lloyd George Management in 2007. Irina has an MBA from the University of Rochester and a Bachelor Degree in Finance and Banking from the Moscow Finance Academy.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom, Ireland
F&C Emerging Markets 1
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKL34
F&C Emerging Markets 2
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£25,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.05%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price165
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFPG9
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