Fact sheet: Robeco Emg Mkt Sm Cos Eq

Fund information
Fund name
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Equities M USD
Fund manager company
Robeco Luxembourg S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • Karnail Sanghasince 17/12/2012
Fund objective
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies invests in small and midsized companies located in emerging economies throughout the world. In general, these economies are growing faster than developed countries and have stronger balance sheets for governments, companies and households. Common risks in emerging economies are political and governance risks, that need to be closely monitored. The fund selects investments based on a combination of top-down country analysis and bottom-up stock ideas. The focus is on companies with a sound business model, solid growth prospects and reasonable valuation. On average the fund has 80 to 120 holdings in the portfolio.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Mid Cap Index
Investment style
Concentrated
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
14.5%
1 Year rank in sector
162/258
Sector
FO Equity - Emerging Markets
Yield
-
Fund size
£94m (£65m 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.
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • India20.5%
    China17.5%
    Taiwan16.8%
    Korea12.8%
    Others9.8%
  • Consumer Discretionary21.4%
    Financials21.4%
    Industrials13.6%
    Information Technology13.2%
    Materials10%
  • Indian Equities20.5%
    Chinese Equities17.5%
    Taiwanese Equities16.8%
    South Korean Equities12.8%
    International Equities9.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.1%14.5%11.9%14.5%--
Sector1.1%11.2%12.4%14%-2.8%11.6%
Rank within sector52 / 26489 / 264161 / 260162 / 258--
Quartile1st2nd3rd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund12.4%-10.7%---
Sector13.6%-14.3%-1.4%-0.7%14.2%
Rank within sector161 / 25992 / 243---
Quartile3rd2nd
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.
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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.
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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.
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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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high98.53
52 week low76.89
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price97.71
Region
1India20.5%
2China17.5%
3Taiwan16.8%
4Korea12.8%
5Others9.8%
6Indonesia3.7%
7Brazil3.4%
8South Africa3.3%
9Mexico2.9%
Industry sector
1Consumer Discretionary21.39%
2Financials21.39%
3Industrials13.63%
4Information Technology13.23%
5Materials9.95%
6Health Care7.36%
7Consumer Staples4.88%
8Energy3.08%
9Telecommunications Utilities2.69%
Asset type
1Indian Equities20.5%
2Chinese Equities17.5%
3Taiwanese Equities16.8%
4South Korean Equities12.8%
5International Equities9.8%
6Indonesian Equities3.7%
7Brazilian Equities3.4%
8South African Equities3.3%
9Mexican Equities2.9%
Individual holdings
1YES BANK3.11%
2YES BANK3.11%
3BHARAT PETROLEUM CORP3.06%
4BHARAT PETROLEUM CORP3.06%
5VANGUARD INTL SEMICONDUCTOR CO2.38%
6POU CHEN CORP2.2%
7UPL LTD2.16%
8UPL LTD2.16%
9BEIJING CAPITAL INT AIRPORT2.13%
Management
Fund manager group
Robeco Luxembourg
Fund manager company
Robeco Luxembourg S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies invests in small and midsized companies located in emerging economies throughout the world. In general, these economies are growing faster than developed countries and have stronger balance sheets for governments, companies and households. Common risks in emerging economies are political and governance risks, that need to be closely monitored. The fund selects investments based on a combination of top-down country analysis and bottom-up stock ideas. The focus is on companies with a sound business model, solid growth prospects and reasonable valuation. On average the fund has 80 to 120 holdings in the portfolio.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Emerging Markets Mid Cap Index
Investment style
Concentrated
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Karnail Sangha17/12/2012Mr. Karnail Sangha is a Senior Portfolio Manager and a member of the Emerging Markets Equities team. Prior to joining Robeco in 2000, he was employed by AEGON Asset Management as Risk Manager/Controller for one year. Karnail started his career in the investment industry in 1999. He holds a Master's degree in Economics from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He is CFA charterholder and is registered with the Dutch Securities Institute.
Compliance
UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Offshore
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Equities D EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price131.03
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI38M
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Equities D USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price112.65
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI38L
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Equities F EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.13%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price134.58
CurrencyEUR
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeFCIL
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Equities F GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.88%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price126.13
CurrencyGBP
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE95O
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Equities I USD
Initial charge0.5%
Annual charge0.9%
Min single investment£500,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price116.7
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI38K
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Equities M USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)2.25%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price97.71
CurrencyUSD
Price updated26/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFO9Z
Robeco Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Equities Z USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.09%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price106.11
CurrencyUSD
Price updated04/02/2013
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeI38N
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