One of the biggest concerns for emerging markets investors will always be political risk. The relative stability of developed markets in Europe and North America - although notably even that cannot be taken for granted right now either - is not a luxury...
Board of BlackRock Emerging Europe trust offers shareholders rollover into group's Frontiers vehicle
Both co-managed by Sam Vecht
Mixed growth/value portfolio
Fourth manager to join
Added to MSCI Emerging Markets index
'One Belt, One Road'
Specialising in frontier markets
Emerging and frontier market equities saw strong performance in 2017
We Go Further
Reached $1bn in AUM
Closed after assets peaked at $800m in 2014
Gallery of emerging markets of the future
Economies under Trump's 'radar'
Soft-closed in 2013
MSCI reviewing index constituents
'Perception differs from reality'
Aberdeen also investing £10m in trust
Invest in regions which are uncorrelated to the political uncertainty
To acquire frontier markets boutique for £40.7m
While the MSCI Frontier Markets index formally classifies some 23 countries as 'frontier' markets, there are actually around 160 countries that do not feature in developed or emerging market indices which could be considered frontier.
Three countries gaining momentum
Provide "genuine diversification" for investors