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Company Overview of Genesis Emerging Markets Fund

Company Overview

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund is a closed ended equity mutual fund launched by Genesis Asset Managers, LLP. The fund is managed by Genesis Investment Management, LLP. It invests in the public equity markets of emerging countries across the globe. The fund invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It invests in value stocks of companies. The fund employs fundamental analysis with bottom-up stock picking approach focusing on factors such as emerging market growth opportunities and companies which are found to be trading at an attractive discount to their assessed intrinsic value, Structural Changes, Change at the Corporate Level and Stock market Inefficiencies to cre...

21 Knightsbridge

London,  SW1X 7LY

United Kingdom

Founded in 1989

Phone:

44 20 7201 7200

Fax:

44 20 7201 7420

Key Executives for Genesis Emerging Markets Fund

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund does not have any Key Executives recorded.

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Key Developments

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Announces Executive Changes

The Board of Genesis Emerging Markets Fund announced that Russell Edey was appointed to the role of Senior Independent Director, he will replace Saffet Karpat as chairman of the Audit Committee. Russell Edey, Michael Hamson, Saffet Karpat and Hélène Ploix will form the Audit Committee and Hélène Ploix will act as chairman of the Nomination Committee, which will be comprised of all members of the Board.

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Six Months Ended December 31, 2015

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund reported unaudited earnings results for the six months ended December 31, 2015. For the period, the company's operating loss was $189,443,000 compared to $121,173,000 a year ago. Loss before tax was $189,443,000 compared to $121,173,000 a year ago. Loss after tax was $190,382,000 compared to $122,589,000 a year ago. Total comprehensive loss attributable to participating preference shares was $190,382,000 compared to $122,589,000 a year ago. Loss per participating preference share was $1.41 compared to $0.91 a year ago. Net cash outflow from operating activities was $6,907,000 compared to $5,510,000 a year ago. Published net asset value participating preference share was $7.588 as on December 31, 2015.

Genesis Emerging Markets Fund Announces Executive Changes

The Board of Genesis Emerging Markets Fund announced that Hélène Ploix will succeed Coen Teulings as non-executive Chairman with effect from the day following the forthcoming annual general meeting on 29 October 2015. Coen Teulings has advised that he will not put himself forward for re-election as a Director of the Fund at the annual general meeting. Hélène Ploix joined the Board as a non-executive director in October 2012. She is Chairman of Pechel Industries and has had an extensive career in finance and investment in the public and private sectors, both in France (primarily at the French state-owned Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations) and internationally (notably as an Executive Director at the IMF, World Bank and as a Member of the Investments Committee of the UN Joint Staff Pension Fund). She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Lafarge and Sofina (Brussels), non-executive Chairman of Sogama Crédit Associatif and was previously at a number of other companies, including The Boots Company PLC, BNP Paribas and Publicis.

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