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UBS Asset Management launches an emerging markets fund (mFund code UAM14)

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25 July 2018

Access the UBS Emerging Markets Equity Fund via mFund code: UAM14.

UBS Asset Management (UBS-AM) has launched an emerging markets fund. The UBS Emerging Markets Equity Fund is an actively managed, high conviction portfolio that invests in 25 to 35 companies.

Managed by one of the world’s largest and most experienced emerging markets teams, UBS-AM take a ‘boots on the ground’ approach, spending significant time in emerging market countries undertaking deep research in order to identify stocks for inclusion in the portfolio. The Fund provides investors with access to UBS-AM's best ideas within the compelling emerging markets growth story.

Why UBS-AM for emerging markets?

Experts in emerging markets
We have one of the world’s largest and most experienced emerging markets teams. Our team of 25 investment professionals have an average of 16 years investment experience. The team is led by Portfolio Manager, Geoffrey Wong. Geoffrey has been with UBS-AM for over 20 years and has been managing emerging markets equities for 30 years.

High conviction ideas
Access to a portfolio of our best 25 to 35 ideas within the compelling emerging markets growth story. Stocks are selected for inclusion in the portfolio based on quality and long-term valuations.

‘Boots-on-the-ground’ research
Our team are mostly from emerging markets and speak local languages. This gives us a big advantage when we do 'boots-on-the-ground' research. We spend significant time in emerging market countries visiting companies and their factories, suppliers, competitors and customers.

Proven approach
We have been successfully managing emerging market equities for over 20 years and manage $40bn in assets across emerging markets, including $16bn in China alone.**

* As at 31 May 2018
**As at 31 May 2018, figures in AUD.

About UBS Asset Management
UBS Asset Management (UBS-AM), a business division of UBS Group AG, is a large-scale asset manager with businesses well-diversified across regions, capabilities and distribution channels. It has invested assets of approximately $1,081 billion and is located in 23 countries (at 31 March 2018). UBS-AM offers investment capabilities and styles across all major traditional and alternative asset classes to private clients, financial intermediaries and institutional investors around the globe. UBS-AM was established in Australia in 1985 and had invested assets of approximately $50 billion (at 31 March 2018). UBS-AM is a foundation member of mFund and currently offers 14 funds across equities, fixed income and multi-asset capabilities.

How to invest – Visit our website here or go to the Fund Information page here

Insights on emerging markets can be access here.