Skip to main content
  • Register
  • Help
  • Contact us
  • Log out of your HL account

BlackRock Emerging Markets Absolute Alpha Class D - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:106.60p Buy:106.70p Change: 0.1p (0.09%)
Prices as at 14 November 2019
Sell:106.60p
Buy:106.70p
Change: 0.1p (0.09%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 14 November 2019
Sell:106.60p
Buy:106.70p
Change: 0.1p (0.09%)
Prices as at 14 November 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

Funds in this sector generally try to make a positive return in any market condition. But they go about it in different ways. Some focus on one type of asset, such as shares or bonds, while others invest in a variety of different assets. Some stick to one geographical area, like the UK or Europe, while others invest globally. Some also take 'short' positions, which can allow the fund to benefit from falling prices. It can be difficult to compare funds in this sector because they're so different, so each one should be considered on its own merits. Some have been more volatile than others, some have sheltered investors' money well but not done as well when markets have risen, while others have performed poorly. Like any investment, there's still a degree of risk and they're not guaranteed to make money.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

question mark Manager Track Record Based on HL Quantitative Research

This information is currently unavailable.

Fund Track Record

14/11/14 to 14/11/15 14/11/15 to 14/11/16 14/11/16 to 14/11/17 14/11/17 to 14/11/18 14/11/18 to 14/11/19
Annual return n/a 3.86% -8.49% 14.59% 0.85%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

Manager Name: Gordon Fraser
Manager start date: 26 February 2015
Manager located in: TBC

Gordon Fraser, CFA, Managing Director, is a portfolio manager on the Global Emerging Markets Equities Team within the Fundamental Active Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equities Group. Mr Fraser is the lead portfolio manager of the long only Core Global Emerging Markets Strategy, as well as co-manager of the Emerging Frontiers Hedge Fund, the Emerging Markets Absolute Return Portfolios and Emerging Markets Equity Strategies Portfolios. Mr. Fraser leads the North Asia Healthcare, Utilities, Materials and Utilities research pod for the team, as well as taking lead responsibility for our country level macroeconomic analysis. Prior to his current role, Mr. Fraser was a member of the Emerging Europe & Frontiers Emerging Markets team in London, specializing in Middle Eastern, Turkish and Indian Equities. Mr. Fraser joined BlackRock as an Analyst in 2006. Mr. Fraser holds a BA (1st class) and an MPhil (distinction) in Economics from Cambridge University.

manager photo
Manager Name: Sam Vecht
Manager start date: 26 February 2015
Manager located in: London

Sam Vecht, CFA, Managing Director and portfolio manager, is head of the Emerging Markets Specialist team in the Fundamental Equity Division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He is responsible for managing the BGF Emerging Europe Fund, the Eastern European Investment Trust , the Frontiers Investment Trust and the Emerging Frontiers Hedge Fund. Mr. Vecht's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Vecht began his career with MLIM in 2000 as a member of the Global Emerging Markets team. Mr. Vecht earned a BSc degree, with honours, in international relations and history from the London School of Economics in 2000.

Data policy - All information should be used for indicative purposes only. You should independently check data before making any investment decision. HL cannot guarantee that the data is accurate or complete, and accepts no responsibility for how it may be used. Benchmark data provided subject to this disclaimer.
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account