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SIML launches emerging markets vehicle

SIML has launched a global emerging markets equity fund in response to growing adviser demand.

The fund will access six managers within the sector, including five retail funds and one segregated mandate.

Lazard and Schroder fund managers James Donald and Robert Davy will hold the largest portion of the fund at 19 per cent each, closely followed Hamon Asian market leaders fund manager Hugh Simon.

Chris Palmer and Stuart Richards, who work at Gartmore and Resolution respectively, complete the retail list, whilwe Angus Tulloch will run 18.6 per cent in the First State Pacific mandate.

The Oeic will sit in the IMA global emerging markets sector and will have an initial charge of 5 per cent, an AMC of 1.5 per cent and an anticipated TER of 2.43 per cent.

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