Investec plans emerging market multi asset fund

multi asset2Investec Asset Management is to launch an emerging market multi-asset strategy aiming to combine specialist debt and equity components into a single fund. The Investec GSF Emerging Markets Multi-Asset fund will use a flexible asset allocation approach, allowing dynamic allocation through market cycles. By managing exposure to equity, local currency debt and hard currency debt, Investec says the strategy will aim to capture the best opportunities at any given time in the rapidly evolving emerging markets opportunity set. In addition, it will provided exposure to the growth potential of emerging markets with expected lower volatility than that of an equity-only approach. Philip Saunders, the head of global multi asset investments and John Stopford, the co-head of fixed income, will manage the new product. Its launch is subject to regulatory approval. ©2011 funds europe

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