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Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Ltd


Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Ltd

  • Price (GBX)868.00
  • Today's Change-13.00 / -1.48%
  • Shares traded117.22k
  • 1 Year change+15.89%
  • Beta0.8741
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About the company

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Limited (the Fund) is a Guernsey-based closed-ended investment fund. The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term, primarily through investment in equity securities quoted on emerging markets. The Fund invests in various sectors, including financials, consumer staples, information technology, materials, healthcare, consumer discretionary, energy, telecommunications, industrials, investment companies and utilities. The Fund's portfolio consists of a diversified group of companies, including several smaller businesses representing a number from emerging market countries. Genesis Asset Managers, LLP is the manager of the Fund.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-24.01m
  • Net income in GBP-33.13m
  • Incorporated1989
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Ltd1st Floor, Les Echelons CourtLes EchelonsPO Box 556, South Esplnd,Chnl IslndsSAINT PETER PORT GY1 6JBGuernseyGGY
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorGlobal Emerging Markets
Launch date06 Jul 1989
Share typeParticipating Pref Share
Base currencyGBP


The objective of the Genesis Emerging Markets Fund isto achieve long-term capital growth, primarily through investment in equity markets of low- and middle-income countries. The portfolio comprises holdings in predominantly high- quality, sustainable businesses, both large and small. As part of their analysis the Investment Manager's team determines quality ratings for each company, which primarily measure a business' ability to generate sustainable excess returns on capital and US$ intrinsic value stability.

Managed by

Arindam Bhattacharjee, Andrew Elder, Yiyong Yang, Karen Royden, Richard Mather, Catherine Vlasto, Rufus Frazier, Mario Solari, Xing Hu

Management & contract fees

Management fee is 0.9% p.a. of NAV as at the last valuation day of the relevant month. The agreement may be terminated on written notice of 3 months given by the company or written notice of 12 months given by the Manager.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Biopharma Credit PLC107.67m87.28m968.52m0.0011.100.967--9.000.0890.0890.10981.020.1069--8.09--8.67--8.76--81.71--81.07------0.00--55.11--74.39------
Edinburgh Investment Trust PLC-204.57m-219.45m969.39m0.00--1.08-----1.23-1.23-1.165.20-0.1746-------18.73-1.72-18.79-1.79------------0.0996---673.91---994.53----3.74
Murray Income Trust plc-19.09m-24.44m983.19m0.00--0.9793-----0.5070-0.5070-0.2648.58-0.0212-------2.714.95-2.745.22--89.82--85.49----0.106467.35-151.41---170.03----1.37
Baillie Gifford Japan Trust PLC56.24m46.95m1.00bn0.0021.031.29--17.830.51440.51440.61038.360.063--39.74--5.259.515.439.8887.2592.1283.4889.85----0.16392.34285.661.55220.27-0.4298----
Baillie Gifford US Growth Trust PLC385.44m381.23m1.03bn0.002.381.22--2.681.441.441.472.800.66--82.34--65.28--66.87--99.15--98.91----981.220.023--168.68--177.20------
Apax Global Alpha Ltd81.53m70.37m1.05bn0.0014.941.14--12.900.14330.14330.1661.880.0881--15.04--7.60--7.73------86.32----42.800.0046--208.9318.82224.7818.68----
BlackRock World Mining Trust Plc25.80m14.21m1.06bn0.0073.401.40--40.900.08170.08170.14754.280.0295--3.89--1.638.181.879.4466.0288.7555.0584.43----0.115551.68260.09--225.23----0.9347
JPMorgan Japanese Investment Trust PLC279.31m271.20m1.07bn0.003.960.9974--3.831.691.691.736.710.2578--93.31--25.0315.1925.2315.3397.7496.0697.1094.80----0.13295.861,553.4533.991,111.6535.38--12.74
Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Limited-24.01m-33.13m1.08bn0.00--1.22-----0.2728-0.2728-0.19767.26-0.0263-------3.633.36-3.653.38--77.78--68.02---28.150.0039.76-146.45---196.86------
Schroder AsiaPacific Fund plc151.31m143.43m1.08bn0.007.571.14--7.160.85730.85730.90385.670.1696--28.67--16.0713.4716.2213.9795.6494.1694.7992.64----0.0011.79624.31--965.41----13.75
Fidelity European Values plc79.49m67.70m1.11bn0.0016.410.9613--13.980.16450.16450.19322.810.0698--7.56--5.9411.535.9611.5889.0893.2785.1690.70--102.090.0019.30732.8841.64549.1145.16--15.85
BBGI SICAV SA63.82m44.30m1.15bn20.0023.501.2725.9718.040.07370.07370.10521.360.0702--23.55--4.878.235.138.49----69.4177.60--7.710.007754.69-5.828.50-8.845.4634.823.98
JPMorgan American Investment Trust PLC89.78m83.97m1.17bn0.0014.811.15--13.040.39990.39990.42885.160.0813--27.19--7.6011.677.6311.9997.1194.7493.5292.05----0.094611.071,356.145.844,608.266.96--14.87
Draper Esprit PLC51.35m35.21m1.19bn33.0029.301.4333.0423.230.29290.29290.43236.000.072--8.491,556,152.004.9717.185.0217.39----69.0785.88--13.320.0016---56.9579.44-64.09------
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc-207.62m-219.20m1.20bn0.00--1.04-----2.43-2.43-2.3312.92-0.1572-------16.602.91-16.692.93--82.20--74.55---271.910.059783.48-166.42---173.19----5.07
TR Property Investment Trust plc-67.01m-91.67m1.21bn0.00--0.946-----0.2889-0.2889-0.21114.02-0.0447-------6.124.77-6.534.92--84.55--75.89---29.740.0061.97-196.71---231.91----12.70
Data as of Feb 26 2021. Currency figures normalised to Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Ltd's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

59.41%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
City of London Investment Management Co. of 09 Nov 202033.99m27.98%
Lazard Asset Management LLCas of 30 Aug 202014.72m12.12%
Wells Capital Management, of 22 Jun 202012.43m10.23%
1607 Capital Partners LLCas of 30 Aug 20204.18m3.44%
Aberdeen Asset Managers of 31 Dec 20201.64m1.35%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) of 31 Jan 20211.56m1.28%
Vanguard Global Advisers LLCas of 31 Jan 20211.51m1.25%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) of 31 Jan 20211.00m0.83%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) of 03 Feb 2021560.24k0.46%
State Street Global Advisors of 03 Feb 2021559.22k0.46%
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