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Skandia Investment Group – GF Emerging Market Debt Fund

Skandia Investment Group

GF Emerging Market Debt Fund

Type: Offshore Oeic

Aim: Growth and income by investing in a portfolio of fixed and variablerate debt securities issued in emerging markets

Minimum investment: Lump sum $1,000 or currency equivalent

Investment split: 11.05% Brazil, 10.85% Venezuela, 8% Indonesia, 6.93% Colombia, 6.47% Philippines, 6.32% Argentina, 6.22% Ukraine, 6.21% Russian Federation, 5.7% Turkey, 4.87% Panama, 27.38% other

Place of registration: Dublin

Charges: Initial up to 6.25%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Subject to negotiation



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