Global Emerging Markets
- AUM $620 million
(December 31, 2018)
- Inception Date 1992
- Vehicles Available
- Separate Account
- We are active managers who aim to capitalize on opportunities that arise when securities are mispriced.
- We identify investment opportunities through a differentiated and innovative investment process where fundamental, bottom-up analysis is key.
- We favor unrecognized growth companies with well-established or improving business franchises, balance sheets and management.
- Our proprietary research process integrates macro and dynamic Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) perspectives in company analysis and valuations.
- Our five-year research horizon allows our deep pool of investment professionals to take a strategic view on a company’s growth outlook.
- Our experienced team of portfolio managers builds high conviction portfolios, tailored to client specifications targeting superior risk-adjusted returns over the long term where stock selection is the main driver of returns.
Our Value Add
- Highly experienced portfolio management team supported by 32 dedicated EM investment professionals
- Strategy aims to offer superior growth at a cheaper valuation compared to developed markets
- Capitalizing on trend toward shareholder-friendly practices by emerging markets companies - e.g. higher dividends, share buybacks - should enhance future returns
- Active investors in an overlooked asset class at a time when earnings cycle is turning upwards
Active Management, Local Knowledge, Long-Term Holdings: How to Invest in Emerging Markets Equities
William Palmer and Michael Levy, Co-Heads of Emerging and Frontier Equities, discuss the methods of accessing the asset class, and how the sector can combat near-term headwinds such as rising interest rates and increased protectionism.View
Why Recent Weakness in Emerging Markets Equities Presents an Opportunity
Emerging markets equities have undoubtedly suffered a difficult first half of the year. In this commentary, which also appears in September’s edition of IPE, William Palmer and Michael Levy explain why they believe the factors that have contributed to the weak share price performance are temporary in nature, and growth prospects for the asset class remain attractive.View