RWC launches Next Generation EM fund for Johnstone and team

Unconstrained approach

Anna Fedorova
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James Johnstone of RWC Partners
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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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