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Barings Frontier Markets A USD Acc

Ranked 7 out of 19 in - Frontier Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Michael Levy

Michael Levy is an investment manager in the EMEA & Global Frontier Markets equity team and is the lead manager for the Baring Russia fund and Baring Frontier Markets fund. He joined Barings in July 2012 after 17 years at Alliance Bernstein where he held a number of equity portfolio management and research roles. His most recent responsibility before joining Barings was portfolio manager for Emerging and International equity portfolios. Michael began his career in 1992 at Grant Thornton Chartered Accountants as a Partner Trainee. He has a BA (Hons) in Economics and Social Studies from the University of Manchester.


The Fund will seek to achieve long-term capital growth primarily through investment in frontier markets. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing to obtain at least 70% Net Asset Value exposure to frontier markets. The Fund will invest in a diversified portfolio of equities and equity related securities of companies incorporated in and/or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in frontier market countries, or derivatives, collective investment schemes and equity related instruments providing exposure to such frontier markets companies. The Fund will invest across the market capitalization spectrum

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Frontier Markets over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 2.6% -9.4% -4.1%
2017 9.3% 4.9% 1.3% -1.4% 4.3%
2016 5.3% -9.1% 6.4% 1.4% 7.4%
2015 -1.0% 8.1% -0.4% -10.4% 2.6%
2014 14.7% 3.2% 5.3% 11.2% -5.2%
2013 2.0% 7.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
National Bank of Kuwait SAKP ORD 8.54%
Vietnam Dairy Products JSC ORD 4.94%
Northern Trust Global - The US Dollar A 3.98%
YPF SA DR 3.80%
Safaricom Plc ORD 3.75%
Guaranty Trust Bank PLC ORD 3.30%
Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd ORD 2.95%
Human Soft Holding Company KSCP ORD 2.88%
Equity Group Holdings Ltd ORD 2.85%
Banco Macro SA DR 2.55%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Finland
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Ireland
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Singapore
  8. Spain
  9. Sweden
  10. Switzerland
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/04/2013
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B8BVS817

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management2.00%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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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).