Local Currency

Ashmore SICAV EM Volatility-Managed Local Currency Bond Fund

Fund share class
USD 100.64
As at 11 Jul 2023
Dealing frequency
MorningStar ratingTM
USD Inst rating based on risk-adjusted returns among
891 Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency as of 31.05.2023.
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Share class currency
Share class: USD Inst
Ashmore SICAV EM Volatility-Managed Local Currency Bond Fund
Fund objective and strategy
SICAV LCBFV will seek to halve the volatility (in USD terms) of traditional portfolios of Emerging Market local currency debt securities through a combination of methods: (i) local currency hedges to reduce exposure of local currency against USD, (ii) duration hedges to manage local interest rate fluctuations – particularly in countries where there are balance of payment issues and (ii) by diversification through observing sector, country and issuer concentration limits. The fund is actively managed and while it references the benchmark for performance comparison, it can differ from the benchmark’s composition and also hold assets which are not part of the benchmark.
Fund statistics Fund Benchmark
Yield to maturity 3.54% 7.00%
Average coupon 4.03% 5.01%
Current yield 2.23% 5.34%
Modified duration 2.87    4.96   
Average life 3.74    7.10   
Distribution yield -       -      
Top 10 EM currency exposure % Fund Benchmark
Thai Baht 6.6 10.0
Polish Zloty 6.2 7.4
Brazilian Real 5.7 10.0
Indonesian Rupiah 5.2 10.0
Malaysian Ringgit 5.0 10.0
Mexican Peso 4.9 10.0
Czech Koruna 4.4 5.5
South African Rand 3.6 8.3
Chinese Yuan (onshore) 2.9 10.0
South Korean Won 1.5 -  
Total number of currencies 24 20
Breakdown by modified duration % Fund Benchmark
0 - 3 years 44.7 35.7
3 - 5 years 15.0 20.5
5 - 7 years 10.8 19.9
7 - 10 years 6.2 16.3
10+ years 3.9 7.6
Performance statistics Fund Benchmark
Standard Deviation 5.34% 10.54%
Information Ratio 0.24    -      
Beta 0.50    -      
Alpha -0.11    -      
R-Squared 0.98    -      
Top 10 country exposure % Fund Benchmark
Thailand 6.6 10.0
Poland 6.2 7.4
Brazil 5.7 10.0
Indonesia 5.2 10.0
Malaysia 5.0 10.0
Mexico 4.8 10.0
Czech Republic 4.4 5.5
China 4.3 10.0
South Africa 3.6 8.3
South Korea 1.5 -  
Total number of countries 20 20
Credit rating % Fund Benchmark
AAA 0.0 0.0
AA 5.8 5.5
A 21.5 26.9
BBB 49.5 45.3
BB 23.1 20.5
B 0.0 1.9
0.0 0.0
Not rated 0.2 0.0
Average credit rating BBB BBB
Investment grade 76.8 77.6
Non-investment grade 23.1 22.4
Performance attribution(Bottom 3) % Asset allocation Security selection Currency effect Total
Colombian Peso -0.13 0.08 -0.22 -0.27
Chinese Yuan (offshore) -0.01 0.00 -0.04 -0.06
Mexican Peso 0.00 0.04 -0.08 -0.05

1. Past performance (actual or simulated) is not a reliable indicator of future results. Periods greater than one year are annualised, dividends reinvested, index gross. The value of an investment in the Fund may fall as well as rise and investors may not get back the amount originally invested. Changes in rates of exchange between currencies may cause the value of investments to decrease or increase. 2. All performance statistics shown over rolling 3 years (or 1 year where 3 years of data is not yet available). Sharpe ratio assumes the US 3-month T-Bill risk free rate. 3. Duration and Yield statistics include all positions with a verified duration and yield figure, subject to the exclusion of defaulted positions. Bond securities with less than 1 year to maturity show yield to maturity on a non-annualised basis. 4. Theme values have been rebased to 100% based on the theme type of the underlying fund instruments. 5. Currency and country exposures may be reduced by active FX hedging (if applicable). 6. Credit ratings are based on issuers with a rating, figures provided are based on the middle of the three rating agencies S&P, Moody's and Fitch. If only two of the ratings are available then the lower rating of the two will be used. Percentages gross to 100%, where applicable. 7. Top 10 holdings do not include derivatives apart from total return swaps and p-notes. 8. For investments in Ashmore managed funds (where applicable), allocation and holdings information is shown on a "look through" basis, whereas attribution information is not shown on a look through basis. 9. Hedged benchmarks are used where applicable. 10. Attribution is reported Gross and shown in USD terms unless otherwise stated. 11. OCF's are as 31.12.2022. Sources are Ashmore, data provider or administrator where appropriate.

Risk Warning: Emerging Markets (EM) carry risks as well as rewards. The fund invests in EM, which may be more volatile than more mature markets. The value of your investment could go down as well as up. In extreme circumstances, this could result in a total loss of your investment. EM may suffer from liquidity problems; changes in rates of exchange between currencies may cause the value of your investment to decrease or increase; operational risks of investing are higher than in more developed markets. Neither past experience nor the current situation are necessarily accurate guides to the future. For a full description of these and further risks, you should refer to the latest full prospectus.
Marketing Information: Ashmore SICAV (société d’investissement à capital variable) is regulated by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier in Luxembourg. Ashmore Investment Management (Ireland) Limited, 32 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 which is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland is the Management Company and Principal Sales Agent and is responsible for the distribution of shares in the fund and may appoint sub-distributors in accordance with local laws and regulations, including Ashmore Investment Management Limited, 61 Aldwych, London, WC2B 4AE authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK, where the fund is marketed in the UK under the FCA’s temporary marketing permissions regime, more information regarding this regime may be found on the FCA website and Ashmore Investment Management (US) Corporation, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA and SIPC. Representative and paying agent in Switzerland: BNP Paribas Securities Services, Paris, succursale de Zurich, Selnaustrasse 16, 8002 Zurich.
Marketing Communications
  1. Important Information: You should obtain appropriate independent professional advice and a copy of the current UCITS Key Investor Information Document ("KIID") or PRIIPS Key Investor Information Document ("KID") and full prospectus prior to making a decision to invest. Subscriptions will only be received and shares issued based on the current KIID/KID and full prospectus.
  2. Copies of the material contracts are available for inspection, and copies of the Articles of Incorporation of the Fund, the current Prospectus, the KIIDs/KIDs of the Fund, the Country Supplement, the Privacy Notice, the latest periodical reports (which form an integral part of this Prospectus), the Available Share Classes Document, as well as the Fund’s policies for the exercise of the voting rights, may be obtained in English, free of charge during normal office hours at the registered office of the Fund or from the Fund’s local agents, as required by applicable laws and may also be obtained on www.ashmoregroup.com. The KIIDs/KIDs of the fund are available in English and/or in the accepted language of the countries where the fund is registered. The investor complaints handling policy of the Fund, is available in English here.
  3. This document does not constitute and may not be relied upon as constituting investment advice or an inducement to invest.
  4. The information contained in this marketing document has been compiled in good faith, but no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to its accuracy, completeness or correctness. Save to the extent (if any) that exclusion of liability is prohibited by an applicable law or regulation, Ashmore, its officers, employees, representatives and agents expressly advise that they shall not be liable in any respect for any loss or damage, direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise, however arising (through negligence or otherwise) out of or in connection with any content /omissions from this document.
  5. Ashmore SICAV shares are not available for sale in jurisdictions that prohibit such a sale. This document is not available for distribution in such jurisdictions. The fund’s shares are not registered under the US Securities Act of 1933 (“1933 Act”) nor is the fund registered as an investment company under the US Investment Company Act of 1940 (“1940 Act”). Offers/sales of fund shares will be made in the US only by private placement, to persons qualifying as “accredited investors” as defined under the 1933 Act and as “qualified purchasers” as defined under the 1940 Act. To the extent permitted by applicable laws and regulations, Ashmore may provide investors in the fund with additional portfolio information not routinely available to other investors in the fund. Ashmore will determine the additional information to be provided. Investors wishing to receive such information should make a request to Ashmore and may be subject to additional confidentiality requirements.
  6. Ashmore Investment Management (Ireland) Limited acting as Management Company and Principal Sales Agent may decide to terminate the arrangements made for the marketing of this fund in accordance with Article 93a of Directive 2009/65/EC and Article 32a of Directive 2011/61/EU with regard to cross-border distribution of collective investment undertakings.
The Morningstar RatingTM for funds, or "star rating", is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange-traded funds, closed end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a 3-year history. Exchange-traded funds and open-ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk-Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product's monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The Morningstar Rating does not include any adjustment for sales loads. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its 3-year, 5-year, and 10-year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% 3-year rating or 36-59 months of total returns, 60% 5-year rating/40% 3-year rating for 60-119 months of total returns, and 50% 10-year rating/30% 5-year rating/20% 3-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent 3-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods. The Morningstar Rating is for the share class specified only; ratings for the other share classes will vary.

As of 31.05.2023, the Ashmore SICAV EM Volatility-Managed Local Currency Bond Fund* USD Inst in the Global Emerging Markets Bond - Local Currency category received a rating of 4 stars among 891 funds for the 3-year period, based on risk-adjusted returns. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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Minimum investment 1,000,000
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SICAV Documents
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Supplementary Information Document (SID)
SICAV Application Form (Active Fields)
SICAV Subscription and Redemption Form (Active Fields)
Additional Important Information for: German Investors
Additional Important Information for: Canadian Investors
Additional Important Information for: Japanese Investors
Additional Important Information for: US Investors
Annual Report & Accounts - 31 December 2023
Semi Annual Report - 30 June 2023
Annual Report & Accounts - 31 December 2022
Semi Annual Report - 30 June 2022
Annual Report & Accounts - 31 December 2021
Semi Annual Report - 30 June 2021
Annual Report & Accounts - 31 December 2020
Semi Annual Report - 30 June 2020
Annual German Tax Investor Report - FY 2022 (DE)
Annual German Tax Investor Report - FY 2022 (EN)
Annual German Tax Investor Report - FY 2021 (DE)
Annual German Tax Investor Report - FY 2021 (EN)
Annual German Tax Investor Report - FY 2020 (DE)
Annual German Tax Investor Report - FY 2020 (EN)
Article 5 - Remuneration Statement
Proxy voting policy
Privacy Notice
SICAV Facility Agents
All Key Investor Information Documents (KIID)
Ashmore SICAV Prospectus - June 2024
Articles of Incorporation (15 Sep 2021)
Ashmore SICAV Complaints Handling Procedure
All Packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (PRIIPs) KIDs
SFDR - SICAV EFXC - Article 10 Disclosure

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