Emerging Market Equities

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Home to the bulk of the world’s population yet accounting for around only half its economic activity and in the region of 15% of its listed companies (by market capitalisation) the growth potential of the emerging markets is significant.

Our emerging market specialists aim to deliver long-term outperformance (alpha) by focusing on areas where structural drivers like demographics and urbanisation are at their most potent. Conviction matters as the team seek out high quality and attractively managed businesses – their long-term benchmark agnostic mindset apparent in portfolios characterised by high active share and low turnover.

For investors looking to access the potential of emerging market equities we offer a range of solutions including frontier, global emerging, responsible and smaller company options.

Risk Disclaimer

The value of investments and any income derived from them can go down as well as up as a result of market or currency movements and investors may not get back the original amount invested. Investing in emerging markets is generally considered to involve more risk than developed markets.

Learn more about our emerging markets specialists

LGM is the centre of excellence for emerging market equities within BMO Global Asset Management. You can access LGM’s expertise through a range of actively managed strategies and funds including frontier, global emerging, responsible and smaller company options.

Emerging Market Insights

Responsible Investment
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3 min read
June 2022

ESG knowledge shared: June 2022

Keep up to date with responsible investing in our monthly roundup of highlights – interesting events, articles we’re reading, podcasts and more.
Multi-Manager
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3 min read
May 2022

Recognising the real opportunities in the current market turmoil

We take stock of recent market moves and ask whether selloffs in areas like technology provide opportunities for active investors seeking to invest in quality businesses at attractive valuations.
Responsible Investment
Florist
2 min read
May 2022

Living wage in the retail sector

Our three-year engagement project on living wages comes to an end. We look at progress made and highlight what more needs to be done both within retailers and in their supply chains.
Investment Trust
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7 min read
May 2022

Refocusing on fundamentals in challenging markets

How is F&C Investment Trust positioned against the current backdrop?
Responsible Investment
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3 min read
April 2022

Principles for carbon offsetting

Many net zero commitments made by companies either implicitly or explicitly rely on carbon ‘offsetting’. We outline our principles on when companies should use carbon offsets and explore our engagement with businesses, especially in high impact sectors.
Global Equities
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8 min read
April 2022

The digitalisation of everything

Our daily lives are becoming increasingly digitalised. Read our perspective on the opportunities and challenges this profound shift presents to businesses and some of the companies well placed to benefit.
Multi-Asset
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6 min watch
March 2022

Weekly review: will the equity rally be sustained?

The news from Ukraine has been almost unbearable, and for the people of Ukraine, with no choice in the matter, truly awful.
Responsible Investment
Kyiv city view
3 min read
March 2022

Russia’s war on Ukraine

Being an Active Owner in times of conflict. How and why we’re engaging with companies with exposure to Russia and Ukraine.
Responsible Investment
Man walking in the forest
2 min read
March 2022

Nature as an ally: tackling the climate-nature nexus

We explore how nature can be a powerful ally in the fight against climate change.
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