First State Global Emerging Markets Leaders

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First State’s Global Emerging markets Leaders Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth through investing in emerging economies equities. This fund has a global portfolio but tends to focus in on companies who are listed on developed market exchanges but yet who do the majority of their business in emerging economies.

The Global Emerging Markets Leaders Fund has assets in a range of industries including consumer goods, telecommunications, services, financials, oil and gas as well as healthcare.

The Australian owned First State is one of the most respected fund managers investing in Asia over the last few years, so there is a wealth of experience and knowledge of how to spot good companies and equities.


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