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Management
DomicileIreland
Legal StructureOpen Ended Investment Company
UCITSYes
Inception Date21/11/2003
Fund Advisor(s)
Comgest Asset Management Intl Ltd
Fund ManagerDavid Raper
Manager Start Date01/01/2016
Education
University of Canterbury, B.E.
 
Biography
David Raper joined Comgest in 2002 and is an Analyst and Portfolio Manager specialising in Asia Pacific ex Japan equities as well as a member of the Comgest Group's Executive Committee. David is also a member of the Group's Investment Committee and leads the firm’s Asian research efforts. He is a co-lead Portfolio Manager of Comgest’s Asia Pacific ex Japan, Asia ex Japan and China strategies, and is a key contributor to the Emerging Markets strategy. Prior to joining Comgest, he worked in Hong Kong for ING Barings covering Asian equities from 1999-2001. David is a CFA® charterholder and graduated from the University of Canterbury (New Zealand) with a Bachelor's degree in Economics and a second major in Marketing.
Fund ManagerJuliette Alves
Manager Start Date30/09/2021
Career Start Year2005
Education
NEOMA Business School, M.A.
 
Biography
Juliette Alves joined Comgest in 2010 and is an Analyst and Portfolio Manager specialising in Global Emerging Markets equities, notably the Latin America region. Juliette co-leads the Latin America and GEM Promising Companies strategies as well as a number of Global Emerging Markets segregated mandates. Juliette started her career in 2005 at Credit Agricole CIB’s representative office in Mexico before joining the company’s Latin America team in New York in 2007 where she worked as a Credit Analyst. In 2009 she transferred to Crédit Agricole CIB’s Paris office. A Portuguese and French national, Juliette graduated from the NEOMA Business School in France with a Master’s degree in Corporate Finance and is a CFA® charterholder.
Fund ManagerSlabbert van Zyl
Manager Start Date30/09/2021
 
Biography
Slabbert van Zyl joined Comgest in 2014 and is an Analyst and Portfolio Manager specialising in Global Emerging Markets equities, notably in Emerging Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He also co-manages several Global Emerging Markets segregated mandates. Prior to joining Comgest, Slabbert qualified as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and gained six years’ experience as a South African Investment Analyst in Cape Town. Slabbert graduated from the University of Pretoria with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting before gaining a post-graduate qualification in the same field from the University of Johannesburg. He is a CFA® charterholder.
Fund ManagerEmil Wolter
Manager Start Date01/03/2014
Career Start Year1995
Education
University of London, B.S.
 
Biography
Emil Wolter joined Comgest in 2012 and is an Analyst and Portfolio Manager specialising in Asian and Global Emerging Markets equities as well as a member of the Comgest Group's Executive Committee. Emil is a member of the Group’s Investment Committee and leads the firm's Emerging Markets research efforts. He has co-led the firm’s Global Emerging Markets strategy since 2014 as well as mangaing Asia ex Japan and Asia Pacific ex Japan portfolios. Emil started his career in 1995 with Pictet Asset Management in London, specialising in Asian and Emerging Markets equities since 1997. He went on to head the Emerging Markets team at Polar Capital Partners in both London and Singapore. In Singapore, he also worked as Managing Director responsible for regional equity strategy at Royal Bank of Scotland and later at Macquarie Securities. Emil graduated from the University of London (UK) with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Economics.
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