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Investment themes

Ashmore is a specialist Emerging Markets investment manager with over twenty years’ experience in these markets. Ashmore focuses on a number of investment themes which include External Debt, Local Currency, Corporate Debt, Equities and Alternatives. This section is for information only and some of these investment themes may not be available through mutual funds in your country.

Our investment themes

External Debt

Emerging Markets External Debt consists primarily of dollar-denominated sovereign (government) and quasi-sovereign (government sponsored) bonds.

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Local Currency

Ashmore has been investing in Emerging Markets local currencies (FX) and local currency bonds since the mid-90s.

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Corporate Debt

The strategy invests in debt instruments issued by public and private sector companies across a universe of 60-80 Emerging Markets countries.

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Blended Debt

Blended Debt combines External Debt and Corporate Debt with Local Currency Debt and FX.

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This strategy invests in equity and equity-related instruments within the Emerging Markets including global, regional, country, small cap and frontier opportunities.

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The Alternatives theme seeks to provide investors with attractive returns across various investment strategies.

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The Overlay theme seeks to provide investors with the ability to either actively or passively manage currency exposure across a fund or wider investment portfolio.

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The Multi-Asset theme offers investors a specialised, efficient, all-in-one access to a long term strategic asset allocation across the full Emerging Markets (EM) investment universe.

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