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BI SICAV - New Emerging Markets Equities I

The sub-fund invests in a wide range of frontier market countries in Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Asia and Latin America, which are part of the MSCI Frontier Markets index. The sub-fund can also hold a small weight in companies from the MSCI Emerging Markets index or in countries that are not included in any MSCI indices. The sub-fund invests in companies in frontier market countries for example Kazakhstan and Nigeria. These are countries, which are at an early stage of economic development, but characterized by a rapid economic growth. Frontier market countries are economically attractive, but also characterized by a large degree of uncertainty and instability compared to more developed countries like Brazil. The sub-fund may use financial derivative instruments in order to reduce risk or as part of the investment strategy.

Portfolio Managers:
Brian Muggeridge Andersen, Senior Portfolio Manager (left)
Søren Høyer, Senior Portfolio Manager (right)

Brian Muggeridge Andersen, seniorporteføljeforvalter Søren Høyer, seniorporteføljeforvalter

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Basic Information

  • ISIN LU0304976946
  • Fund BI SICAV
  • Inception Date 12.03.2007
  • Investment Manager BI Asset Management Fondsmæglerselskab A/S
  • Investment Universe Equities
  • Exchange Status Quoted
  • Latest Share Class NAV 120.19 EUR
  • Share Class Currency EUR
  • Sub-fund Size (m) 30
  • Number of shares in Share Class 238,165

Risk and reward profile

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Year Performance and Dividend (%)
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund 10.97 11.24 -7.80 8.35 27.51
Benchmark 18.84 5.67 -4.43 16.02 19.37
Return Period (%)
(Updated: 12.17.2018)
1 month YTD 1 yr 3 yrs 5 yrs
-1.86 -18.10 -17.70 0.46 0.83
-0.58 -14.24 -14.06 2.92 3.85
All returns 1-10 years are annualized. Return is calculated in share class currency.


50% MSCI Frontier Index incl. Net Dividends and 50% MSCI Frontier ex. GCC Index incl. Net Dividends. Reweighted yearly. Before 30/06/2009 MSCI Emerging Markets incl. Net Dividends.

Country allocation

(Updated: 11.30.2018)

Sectoral allocation

(Updated: 11.30.2018)

The largest investments in the portfolio

(Updated: 11.30.2018)
Name Sector Weight
Pampa Energia SA Utilities 7.59%
National Bank of Kuwait Financials 6.90%
Human Soft Holding Co KSC Consumer Discretionary 4.89%
Societatea Nationala de Gaze Naturale ROMGAZ SA Energy 4.65%
Vingroup JSC Real Estate 4.55%
Banca Transilvania Financials 4.53%
Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd Health Care 3.82%
Grupo Supervielle SA Financials 3.68%
Hoa Phat Group JSC Materials 3.67%
Viet Nam Dairy Products JSC Consumer Staples 3.56%
Emaar Properties PJSC Real Estate 3.07%
Vietnam Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Industry a Financials 2.55%
Guaranty Trust Bank Financials 2.45%
Zenith Bank Ltd Financials 2.36%
Banco Macro SA Financials 2.24%
Corp America Airports SA Industrials 2.15%
Ho Chi Minh City Infrastructure Investment JSC Industrials 2.02%
Thai Beverage PCL Consumer Staples 1.91%
Globant SA Information Technology 1.90%
Fondul Proprietatea SA/Fund Financials 1.87%
Aramex Co Industrials 1.77%
Safaricom Ltd Communication Services 1.75%
TBC Bank Group PLC Financials 1.70%
BRAC Bank Ltd Financials 1.68%
Medinet Nasr Housing Real Estate 1.61%
Egyptian Financial Group-Hermes Holding Co Financials 1.56%
Georgia Capital PLC Financials 1.48%
MED Life SA Health Care 1.43%
Talaat Moustafa Group Real Estate 1.33%
Maple Leaf Cement Factory Ltd Materials 1.32%
GrameenPhone Ltd Communication Services 1.20%
Obour Land For Food Industries Consumer Staples 1.17%
East African Breweries Ltd Consumer Staples 1.02%
Saigon Thuong Tin Commercial JSB Financials 1.01%
FBN Holdings Plc Financials 0.98%
Kinh Bac City Development Share Holding Corp Real Estate 0.96%
IGI Insurance Ltd Financials 0.96%
Six of October Development & Investment Real Estate 0.90%
Dangote Cement PLC Materials 0.90%
John Keells Holdings PLC Industrials 0.84%
Emirates NBD PJSC Financials 0.65%
CI Capital Holding Co SAE Financials 0.61%
SA San Miguel AGICI y F Consumer Staples 0.57%
Mezzan Holding Co KSCC Consumer Staples 0.25%

Risk 5 Years

(Updated: 11.30.2018)
Risk Fund Benchmark
Standard Deviation (%) 10.72 10.70
Sharpe Ratio 0.12
Information Ratio -0.65
Tracking Error (%) 4.64


Standard Deviation measures the variation of returns over a period of time. If the returns in average are close to the expected return, the Standard Deviation is low. If the returns in average are far from the mean, it is high. Typically bond funds have a lower Standard Deviation than equity funds.

Sharpe Ratio expresses how much a return on investment has generated compared to the historical risk. The figure is being used as a comparative figure to rank different risk-adjusted returns on investment. The higher the Sharpe Ratio, the better risk-adjusted returns on investment.

Information Ratio expresses how much outperformance a fund has generated in relation to the risk that has been relative to the benchmark. Information Ratio indicates the quality of the risk-adjusted to outperformance of a fund. The higher the Information Ratio, the better risk-adjusted performance on investment.

Tracking Error expresses the variation in the difference between the returns of the fund and the corresponding benchmark. Tracking Error is an expression of the Standard Deviation of the excess return. A low Tracking Error is equal to low volatility of the monthly performance, and a high Tracking Error is equal to high fluctuations.

Please note that there are no risk key figures for funds that are less than three years old.

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Last updated: 12.17.2018