Lazard has soft-launched a Dublin-domiciled emerging markets equity fund for Stephen Russell, Paul Rogers and Thomas Boyle.
The Lazard Emerging Markets Core Equity fund, which launched on 21 December 2012, aims to outperform the MSCI Emerging Markets Index but its stock selection is not constrained by the index.
The fund aims for long-term capital growth by investing in companies located in or doing significant business in emerging market countries. The investment team use flexible valuation approach to look across the investment spectrum and identify alpha opportunities across companies at different stages of development.
Russell, Paul Rogers and Thomas Boyle are named as portfolio managers and analysts on the fund. They are supported by analysts John Mariano and Celine Woo.
The $3m fund currently has an institutional share class with a minimum investment of $500,000.