The Emerging Markets Equity Composite seeks long-term capital appreciation primarily through investment in established companies, in developing markets, with faster earnings growth and reasonable valuation levels relative to market/sector averages.
- Employ fundamental analysis to identify companies with sustainable above-market earnings growth rates.
- Focus on franchise strength, management team quality, free cash flow, and financing/balance sheet structure.
- Verify relative valuation appeal versus both local market and broad sector opportunity set.
- Apply negative screening for macroeconomic and political factors to temper bottom-up enthusiasm for specific securities.
- Typically 80-100 stocks
- Expected 3-7 tracking error
- Individual positions typically range from 0.30% to 6.00% — average position size from 0.50% to 1.00%
- Country ranges +/- 10% absolute deviation from the benchmark
- Sector ranges +/- 15% absolute deviation from the benchmark
- Reserves are typically less than 5%
- Expected Turnover range: 20-40%
|1 YR||3 YR
|Composite Gross %||-13.63%||2.42%||3.34%||3.49%|
|Composite Net %||-14.37%||1.56%||2.46%||2.62%|
|Excess Return (Gross) %||4.06%||4.04%||3.71%||2.81%|
|3 MonthsData as of 31-Mar-2020||Year to DateData as of 31-Mar-2020|
|Composite Gross %||-22.94%||-22.94%|
|Composite Net %||-23.12%||-23.12%|
|Excess Return (Gross) %||0.66%||0.66%|
Returns for time periods greater than one year are annualised.
Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance.
Gross performance returns are presented before management and all other fees, where applicable, but after trading expenses. Net of fees performance reflects the deduction of the highest applicable management fee that would be charged based on the fee schedule contained within this material, without the benefit of breakpoints. Gross and net performance returns reflect the reinvestment of dividends and are net of all non-reclaimable withholding taxes on dividends, interest income, and capital gains.
MSCI Index returns shown with reinvestment of dividends after the deduction of withholding taxes.
Bank Central Asia1.27%
EnergyNet Contribution 1.30%
FinancialsNet Contribution -2.48%
Pacific Ex Japan
South KoreaNet Contribution 0.82%
ChinaNet Contribution -0.74%
Gonzalo Pángaro is the lead portfolio manager for the Emerging Markets Equity Strategy in the Equity Division. He is chairman of the Investment Advisory Committee for the Emerging Markets Equity Strategy and a member of the International Equity Steering Committee. Gonzalo is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price International Ltd.
Gonzalo’s investment experience began in 1991, and he has been with T. Rowe Price since 1995, beginning in the Buenos Aires office as an analyst, covering Latin American equities from Buenos Aires. After that, he served as head of International Research from 2000 to 2004. He also has been instrumental in the development of the firm's non-U.S. research capabilities. Prior to T. Rowe Price, Gonzalo was employed by Robert Fleming as head of Argentine research, covering Latin American utilities. He also was an investment analyst with Banco Mildesa, specializing in the Argentine market.
Gonzalo earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Argentine Catholic University and a master's degree in finance from CEMA University (Centro de Estudios Macroeconomicos de la Argentina). Gonzalo also has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation. In addition to English, Gonzalo is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
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- Portfolio manager2004
- Years at21
T. Rowe Price
- Years investment28
Chuck Knudsen is a portfolio specialist in the Equity Division of T. Rowe Price. Mr. Knudsen is a member of the Emerging Markets Equity team and a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Previously, he was the associate head of Institutional Client Service, North America, for Global Investment Services, the organization responsible for the firm's institutional business worldwide.
Mr. Knudsen has 32 years of industry experience, 14 of which have been with T. Rowe Price. Before joining the firm in 2005, he was a senior vice president with Legg Mason Capital Management for almost three years, servicing many of the firm's large, global institutional clients. Prior to that, he was with Allied Investment Advisors for 15 years, where he oversaw the client service team, was an equity analyst, and served as the portfolio manager for the Ark Funds Balanced Portfolio.
Mr. Knudsen earned a B.A. from Duke University and an M.B.A. in finance and investments from George Washington University. He also has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a Series 7 and 63 registered representative.
- Years at15
T. Rowe Price
- Years investment33