BlackRock Latin American Investment Trust Plc

BlackRock Latin American Investment Trust Plc
Closed Ended Investment Company
Latin America
1.13 %
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
7.9 %
MSCI EM Latin America GR USD
Fund Size
£ 117.39 million
Discount Premium
To secure long term capital growth and an attractive total return primarily through investing in quoted securities in Latin America. The investment portfolio will be chosen from a spread of companies which are listed in, or whose main activities are in, Latin America. We will selectively employ gearing with the aim of enhancing returns.
Holding %
Bank Bradesco SA ADR 7.51 %
America Movil SAB de CV ADR 5.65 %
Vale SA ADR 5.64 %
Itau Unibanco Holding SA ADR 5.24 %
Wal - Mart de Mexico SAB de CV Class V 4.61 %
B3 SA - Brasil Bolsa Balcao 4.50 %
Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras ADR 4.42 %
Banco do Brasil SA BB Brasil 3.49 %
Ternium SA ADR 3.47 %
Lojas Renner SA 2.74 %
Region %
Latin America 96.34 %
Sector %
Financial Services 31.55 %
Consumer Defensive 14.14 %
Basic materials 11.13 %
Consumer Cyclical 10.00 %
Energy 9.22 %
Communication Services 5.66 %
Utilities 5.55 %
02940-8019, Providence, United States
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company


Edward Kuczma
Joined 12/24/2018

Mr. Kuczma joined Blackrock in 2015 as a senior research analyst on the Latin American equity team from Morgan Stanley Investment Management, where he covered emerging market equities with a primary focus on Latin America. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Mr. Kuczma was a portfolio manager for Van Eck Global which he had joined since 2004.

Sam Vecht
Joined 12/24/2018

Sam Vecht, CFA, Director and portfolio manager, is head of BlackRock's Emerging Europe equity team. Mr. Vecht's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Vecht began his career with MLIM in 2000 as a member of the Global Emerging Markets team.Mr. Vecht earned a BSc degree, with honours, in international relations and history from the London School of Economics in 2000, and he is fluent in Hebrew.

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