The fund gives exposure to the internet & e-commerce companies serving emerging and frontier market consumers.
These companies reflect the growth of online industries as billions of emerging market consumers become digitally empowered and are made up of: search engines, online retail, social networks, online video, online gaming, e-payments and online travel
Some of mainstay companies in the fund are Alibaba, Pinduoduo, Baidu, Tencent, Naspers & MercadoLibre
Constituents are capped at 8% and are rebalanced every June and December.
The fund has a Total Expense Ratio of 86 basis points and holds equities from China, India, Nigeria, Brazil, Russia, South Africa alongside other emerging countries.
It is available in US Dollars, British pounds and Euros and is domiciled in Ireland.
The fund tracks the EMQQ Emerging Markets Internet & Ecommerce Index which is administered by Solactive and was created specifically to capture this emerging theme
This fund is aimed at buy and hold investors looking to access the growth drivers in emerging markets, including wealth advisors, asset managers, private banks and hedge funds.