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 %||6.00%||9.30%||6.63%||6.20%|
|Composite Net %||5.11%||8.38%||5.73%||5.30%|
|Excess Return (Gross) %||8.02%||3.33%||4.30%||2.83%|
|3 MonthsData as of 30-Sep-2019||Year to DateData as of 30-Sep-2019|
|Composite Gross %||-2.42%||13.60%|
|Composite Net %||-2.63%||12.88%|
|Excess Return (Gross) %||1.83%||7.71%|
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.
Axis Bank (E)0.00%
Information TechnologyNet Contribution 0.99%
FinancialsNet Contribution -0.30%
Pacific Ex Japan
South KoreaNet Contribution 0.92%
RussiaNet Contribution -0.30%
Gonzalo Pangaro is the lead portfolio manager for the firm's Emerging Markets Equity Strategy and is chairman of the strategy's Investment Advisory Committee. Mr. Pangaro assumed portfolio management responsibilities in 2004. He is a vice president of T. Rowe Price Group, Inc., and T. Rowe Price International Ltd and a member of the International Equity Steering Committee.
Mr. Pangaro has 26 years of investment experience, all of which have been in the emerging markets. He joined the firm in 1998 as an analyst covering Latin American equities from Buenos Aires. During his tenure, he has been instrumental in the development of the firm's non-US research capabilities and served as head of International Research from 2000 to 2004 before electing to move to portfolio management full time. Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, Mr. Pangaro was head of Argentine research, also covering Latin American utilities, at Robert Fleming. He began his investment career in 1991 at Banco Mildesa in Buenos Aires, where he was an investment analyst specializing in the Argentine market.
A graduate of Argentine Catholic University with a bachelor's degree in business administration, Mr. Pangaro earned a master's degree in finance from CEMA University (Centro de Estudios Macroeconomics de la Argentina). Mr. Pangaro has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. In addition to English, Mr. Pangaro is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
- Portfolio manager2004
- Years at21
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- 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