Mark Bickford-Smith joined Charlemagne Capital in 2012, as co-head of the portfolio advisory team, alongside Julian Mayo. He began his career at Schroders in 1984 before moving to Robert Fleming in 1986. He transferred to Hong Kong with Jardine Fleming two years later, remaining in Asia until 1995 when he returned to London with T Rowe Price, where he was a vice president, portfolio manager and member of the investment advisory committee. He has a wealth of emerging market experience and is a graduate of Cambridge University.
Ian Simmons is the lead portfolio advisor for Charlemagne Capital’s Latin American strategy, having joined the company in 2004 from Fidelity Investments. He comes from a research background and specialises in a number of sectors including industrials and commodities. He is a graduate of Cambridge University and CFA charterholder.
This Fund targets a combination of income and capital growth by investing incompanies with high dividend yields. Its assets are predominantly invested in equitysecurities listed on recognised exchanges issued by companies operating inemerging markets. Usually these companies are based in emerging markets,however, some companies may be based outside emerging markets if most of theirbusiness derives from emerging markets.
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