RWC launches Next Generation EM fund for Johnstone and team

Unconstrained approach

Anna Fedorova
James Johnstone of RWC Partners

James Johnstone of RWC Partners

RWC Partners' James Johnstone is to lead a new unconstrained emerging markets fund with the support of the group's 18-strong EM and frontier investment team.

The RWC Next Generation Emerging Markets fund is part of the group's Luxembourg-domiciled SICAV range.  Johnstone and team will employ an unconstrained approach, investing in high growth opportunities in the emerging and frontier market universe that they consider to be under-represented by current indices and funds. The fund will hold between 50 and 70 stocks with a minimum market capitalisation of $750m or daily dealing volumes of $2m. It will focus on the less well-known countries and companies which the team expects to be the big names in smaller emerging and frontier markets i...

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