The Hermes Global Emerging Markets fund provides investors with a diverse portfolio of predominantly large cap stocks. The team, led by Gary, employ a thorough investment process that combines a detailed understanding of country risk together with the usual fundamental analysis of companies to identify potential investments. Hermes are also very strong on ESG risk factors through the EOS equity stewardship business, insights that are invaluable in the emerging markets.
We like this fund as Gary has over 20 years’ experience in emerging markets and approaches identification of investment ideas and portfolio management with an acute sense of downside risk.
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Fund Manager: Gary Greenberg
Gary Greenberg joined Hermes in September 2010. Previous to this, he was Managing Partner at Silkstone Capital and Muse Capital, both London based hedge funds he co-founded and managed in 2007 and 2002, respectively. Prior to this he held positions at Goldman Sachs in New York and London, where he co-headed the Emerging Markets product for GSAM, Van Eck Global as Managing Director in Hong Kong and New York, where he was the lead portfolio manager for International Equities and ran the Hong Kong Office.
Fund Group: Hermes Investment Management
Hermes Fund Managers is a multi-boutique asset manager with £24.9bn in assets under management. Hermes is a unique organisation, as it is owned by (and the principal manager of) the BT Pension Scheme. The business has a growing global presence, supported by their head office in London and regional offices in Boston, New York, Sydney and Singapore. As a boutique asset manager, Hermes is made up of a range of small specialist investment teams and also an equity stewardship business (EOS).