abrdn Emerging Markets Equity Fund A Acc

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Management
DomicileUnited Kingdom
Legal StructureOpen Ended Investment Company
UCITSYes
Inception Date16/03/1987
Fund Advisor(s)
Aberdeen Asset Managers Ltd
Fund ManagerDevan Kaloo
Manager Start Date01/02/2001
Career Start Year1994
Education
2000, University of Stirling, M.S.
1999, St. Andrews University, M.A.
 
Biography
Devan Kaloo is Head of Global Emerging Markets Equities for abrdn, taking up that position in 2005. He is also Global Head of Equities for the group. Devan joined the company in 2000 as part of the Asian equities team in Singapore, before later transferring to London. He started in fund management with Martin Currie in 1994 covering Latin America, before subsequently working with the North American equities, global asset allocation and eventually the Asian equities teams.
Fund ManagerFiona Manning
Manager Start Date01/10/2005
Career Start Year2001
Education
Durham University, B.A.
 
Biography
Fiona Manning is an Investment Director on the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team at abrdn. Fiona joined the company in 2005 via the acquisition of Deutsche Asset Management’s London and Philadelphia fixed income businesses. Fiona graduated with a BA (Hons) in History with French from Durham University. Fiona is a CFA® charterholder.
Fund ManagerKristy Fong
Manager Start Date02/08/2004
Career Start Year2004
Education
Nanyang Technological University, Signapore, B.A.
 
Biography
Kristy Fong is an Investment Director on the Asian Equities Team at abrdn. Kristy joined the company in 2004 from UOB KayHian Pte Ltd where she was an Analyst. Kristy graduated with a BA (Hons) in Accountancy from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is a CFA® charterholder.
Fund ManagerNick Robinson
Manager Start Date01/12/2000
Career Start Year2000
Education
Lincoln College, M.A.
 
Biography
Nick Robinson is a Senior Investment Director on the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team at abrdn. Nick joined the company in 2000 and spent eight years on the North American Equities team, including three years based in the company’s US offices. In 2008 he joined the Global Emerging Markets Equity team. Nick relocated to São Paulo in 2009 to start abrdn’s operations in Brazil. In 2016 he returned to London. Nick graduated with an MSc in Chemistry from Lincoln College, Oxford and is a CFA charterholder.
Fund ManagerXin-Yao Ng
Manager Start Date01/11/2018
Career Start Year2007
Education
Fudan University, M.B.A.
Nanyang Technological University, BSc
 
Biography
Ng Xin-Yao is an Investment Manager on the Asian equities team. Xin-Yao joined the company in 2018 from Allard Partners where he was based in Hong Kong as an Investment Analyst specialising in Greater China equities. Previously, Xin-Yao worked for Central Provident Fund Board in Singapore as a Portfolio Manager. Prior to that, Xin-Yao worked for BNP Paribas in private banking compliance. Xin-Yao graduated with a BSc in Business from Nanyang Technological University, MBA from Fudan University, and is a CFA Charterholder. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.
Fund ManagerJoanne Irvine
Manager Start Date01/01/1996
Career Start Year1996
Education
Glasgow Caledonian University, B.A.
 
Biography
Joanne Irvine is Head ofEmerging Markets (ex-Asia) on the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team of Aberdeen Standard Investments. Ms. Irvine joined Legacy Aberdeen in 1996 in a group development role and moved to the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team in 1997. Prior to joining Legacy Aberdeen, Ms. Irvine was with Rutherford Manson Dowds (subsequently acquired by Deloitte), specializing in raising private equity and bank funding for private companies. Joanne has a BA in Accounting from Caledonian University and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Hardie Caldwell LLP in Glasgow, Scotland.
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