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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.

Our investment themes

External Debt

Emerging Markets External Debt consists primarily of dollar-denominated sovereign (government) and quasi-sovereign (government sponsored) bonds across 60-80 countries issued under New York law.

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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 five investment strategies: private equity; infrastructure; special situations; distressed debt and real estate.

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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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