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AG Emerging Markets Equity A Acc GBP

Ranked 19 out of 20 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Devan Kaloo

Devan Kaloo graduated with an MA in Management and International Relations from the University of St Andrews and an MSc in Investment Analysis from the University of Stirling. Devan is currently the head of global emerging markets at Aberdeen Asset Management and is responsible for the London-based team. He joined Aberdeen in 2000 where he started on the Asian portfolio team before taking on emerging market mandates.


The Funds investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Funds assets in equities and equity-related securities of companies with their registered office and/or, of companies which have the preponderance of their business activities and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in companies with their registered office in an Emerging Market country.

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Global Emerging Markets over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 15.5% 10.2% 0.9% 0.6% 3.2%
2016 33.6% 11.1% 9.8% 10.2% -0.6%
2015 -10.2% 8.1% -7.8% -13.1% 3.7%
2014 3.6% 0.4% 4.3% 0.9% -1.8%
2013 -10.0% 7.2% -9.5% -3.8% -3.6%
2012 18.9% 10.5% -3.8% 5.6% 5.9%
2011 -11.9% -4.3% 2.1% -14.0% 5.0%
2010 31.0% 12.3% -3.4% 11.2% 8.6%
2009 61.9% -1.0% 23.3% 24.1% 6.9%
2008 -22.8% -7.9% -0.5% -12.3% -4.0%
2007 30.3% 4.5% 8.6% 9.4% 5.0%
2006 -13.0% 8.1% 11.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Gibraltar
  8. Guernsey
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Iceland
  11. Ireland
  12. Italy
  13. Jersey
  14. Liechtenstein
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Malta
  17. Netherlands
  18. Singapore
  19. Spain
  20. Sweden
  21. Switzerland
  22. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/03/2006
  • Share Class size71Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0231456343

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,500
  • Min. regular additional investment1,500


  • Annual management1.75%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).