Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Fund Company

Baring Fund Managers Ltd - http://www.baring-asset.com
 
Baring Asset Management is a global investment management firm with offices, clients and business lines spanning the world's major markets. They provide asset management services in developed and emerging equity and bond markets on behalf of institutional, retail and private clients worldwide, and have US$37.3 billion of assets under management.

Since the foundation of Barings in 1762, the common thread linking their past to their present has been their ability to help clients benefit from changes in the markets. This tradition continues today as they invest client assets across global markets using the proprietary insights generated by a team of around 100 investment professionals.

By combining insights that cut across location, sector and asset classes, Barings offers a unique world-view into today's economies and markets. Their investment professionals combine this informed perspective with local knowledge and presence to seek out investment opportunities with the potential to perform well and deliver the returns investors demand.

Barings main business focus in Asia is to manage asset locally and to distribute their range of institutional products and managed funds. Within the region, assets are managed for clients including central banks, pension funds and distribute retail funds via intermediaries.

Today, Barings operates as a subsidiary of MassMutual Financial Group, a leading diversified financial services organisation.

Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a leading mutual life insurance company that is run for the benefit of its members and participating policyholders. The company has a long history of financial strength and strong performance, and although dividends are not guaranteed, MassMutual has paid dividends to eligible participating policyholders every year since the 1860s. With whole life insurance as its foundation, MassMutual provides products to help meet the financial needs of clients, such as life insurance, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement/401(K) plan services, and annuities. In addition, the company's strong and growing network of financial professionals helps clients make good financial decisions for the long-term.

MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. MassMutual is headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States and its major affiliates include: Babson Capital Management LLC; Baring Asset Management Limited; Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC; The First Mercantile Trust Company; MassMutual International LLC; MML Investors Services, Inc.; OppenheimerFunds, Inc.; and The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB.

Company

Fund Name

ISIN

Currency

Inception Date

Rating

Risk

Profile

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Europe Select Trust GBP

GB0000796242

GBP

31/08/1984

4

Medium

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long term capital growth by investing directly (and, where appropriate, indirectly) in securities of European companies. The Managers' policy is to seek growth predominantly through investment in securities of carefully selected companies quoted on the principal European Stock Markets whilst retaining the flexibility to invest in small growth or “niche” opportunities should the opportunity arise.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Japan Growth Trust T Fund

GB0000798628

GBP

13/05/1985

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve capital growth by investing in economic sectors in Japan through securities in any country and/or economic sectors throughout the world represented in Japanese markets. The Manager’s policy is to invest the Trust in Japanese securities companies of all sizes. Although investment will be made primarily in securities which are readily marketable, a proportion of the Trust may consist of shares in smaller companies which are often lightly traded as well as shares in unquoted companies. It has the power to invest in the Tokyo Over the Counter market.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Eastern Trust GBP Cap

GB0000799923

GBP

22/04/1985

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve capital growth by investing in the economic sectors in Asia and the Pacific excluding Japan through securities in any country. The Trust offers investors the opportunity to participate in a managed fund concentrating on the Asia/Pacific markets.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring European Growth Trust GBP

GB0000804335

GBP

23/06/1983

2

High

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve capital growth by investing in economic sectors in Europe through securities in any country and/or economic sectors throughout the world represented in European markets. The Managers' policy is that the Trust will invest primarily in equities in the major European markets although this does not prevent investment in the smaller markets and less well known stocks when required.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Global Growth Trust A Fund

GB0000807676

GBP

09/06/1986

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in any country and in any economic sectors of the world through a wide range of international markets. The Managers' policy is that the base for country percentage weightings will be broadly determined by the ratio of a particular market's capitalisation to total world market capitalisations. The Managers will seek to enhance total return by taking overweight positions in the relatively more attractive markets.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring German Growth Trust GBP Cap

GB0000822576

GBP

08/05/1990

5

Medium

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in companies in Germany. The Managers’ policy is to invest not less than 51% in companies but, when appropriate, in bonds, convertible securities or warrants as well. As long as the Trust is authorised for distribution in Switzerland and/or Hong Kong, its investment policy will be to invest not less than 75% of the assets of the Trust, at any one time, in companies which are not only listed on German securities markets but are also either incorporated in Germany or realise the preponderant part of their commercial activity in Germany.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Global Bond Trust Fund A

GB0000831759

GBP

04/02/1991

4

High

The investment objective of the Trust is investment world-wide in securities bearing fixed or variable rate income and, where appropriate, securities with equity participation. The Managers' policy is to invest in high quality bonds, including government, supranational or corporate issues rated AA or better. Forward currency transactions will be used to manage currency risk when considered appropriate.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Korea Trust GBP Cap

GB0000840719

GBP

03/11/1992

3

Medium

The investment objective is to achieve capital growth by investing directly or indirectly in securities of Korean companies or other entities or subsidiaries of Korean companies and securities listed or traded on the Korean securities markets. The policy will be to invest primarily in securities with equity participation, but will not prevent exposure to other investments such as convertible bonds, fixed interest stocks and mutual funds.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring German Growth Trust EUR Cap

GB0008192063

EUR

08/05/1990

5

Medium

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth through investment in companies in Germany. The Managers’ policy is to invest not less than 51% in companies but, when appropriate, in bonds, convertible securities or warrants as well. As long as the Trust is authorised for distribution in Switzerland and/or Hong Kong, its investment policy will be to invest not less than 75% of the assets of the Trust, at any one time, in companies which are not only listed on German securities markets but are also either incorporated in Germany or realise the preponderant part of their commercial activity in Germany.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Europe Select Trust EUR

GB0030655780

EUR

15/08/2001

4

Medium

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long term capital growth by investing directly (and, where appropriate, indirectly) in securities of European companies. The Managers' policy is to seek growth predominantly through investment in securities of carefully selected companies quoted on the principal European Stock Markets whilst retaining the flexibility to invest in small growth or “niche” opportunities should the opportunity arise.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Eastern Trust USD Cap

GB0033521955

USD

22/04/1985

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve capital growth by investing in the economic sectors in Asia and the Pacific excluding Japan through securities in any country. The Trust offers investors the opportunity to participate in a managed fund concentrating on the Asia/Pacific markets.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Global Agriculture GBP Cap

GB00B3B9V927

GBP

15/01/2009

2

Medium

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term growth in the value of assets, predominantly by investing in companies where the majority of earnings are derived from activities related to any commodities which are grown or raised, commonly known as agricultural or soft commodities. The fund will seek to achieve its objective by investing not less than 70% of the total assets of the fund at any given time in equities (subject to “Eligible Permitted Markets”) in any company where the predominant part of the business activities of issuers or holding companies is derived from activities related to any commodities which are grown or raised, commonly known as agriculture or soft commodities.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Global Agriculture EUR Cap

GB00B3B9VB40

EUR

17/06/2009

2

Medium

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term growth in the value of assets, predominantly by investing in companies where the majority of earnings are derived from activities related to any commodities which are grown or raised, commonly known as agricultural or soft commodities. The fund will seek to achieve its objective by investing not less than 70% of the total assets of the fund at any given time in equities (subject to “Eligible Permitted Markets”) in any company where the predominant part of the business activities of issuers or holding companies is derived from activities related to any commodities which are grown or raised, commonly known as agriculture or soft commodities.

Baring Fund Managers Ltd

Baring Global Agriculture EUR Cap

GB00B3B9VC56

USD

08/03/2010

NULL

NULL

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term growth in the value of assets, predominantly by investing in companies where the majority of earnings are derived from activities related to any commodities which are grown or raised, commonly known as agricultural or soft commodities. The fund will seek to achieve its objective by investing not less than 70% of the total assets of the fund at any given time in equities (subject to “Eligible Permitted Markets”) in any company where the predominant part of the business activities of issuers or holding companies is derived from activities related to any commodities which are grown or raised, commonly known as agriculture or soft commodities.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Eastern Europe Fund USD

IE0000805634

USD

30/09/1996

3

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment in a diversified portfolio of securities of issuers located in or with a significant exposure to the emerging markets of Europe. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities, such as convertible bonds and warrants, of companies incorporated in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan (“Commonwealth of Independent States”) and in other emerging European countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Latin America Fund USD

IE0000828933

USD

05/04/1993

2

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth through a portfolio of investments in Latin American equity securities.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Europa Fund USD

IE0000829121

USD

21/04/1987

3

High

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in any European country (including the United Kingdom), or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Europe. Within Europe the portfolio will be balanced according to the Managers’ assessment of investment prospects for individual countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Hong Kong China Fund USD

IE0000829238

USD

03/12/1982

4

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in Hong Kong or China, or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Hong Kong or China.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Australia Fund USD

IE0000829451

USD

04/12/1981

2

High

The objective of the Fund is to seek long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in Australia, or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Australia.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring International Bond Fund USD

IE0000829568

USD

07/07/1978

3

High

The objective of the Fund is to achieve an attractive level of income together with long-term growth in the value of assets. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in an internationally diversified portfolio of both corporate and government fixed interest securities. The portfolio may also, from time to time, include securities with floating interest rates.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Asia Growth Fund USD

IE0000830129

USD

03/02/1987

2

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in Asia including Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in those countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring ASEAN Frontiers Fund USD

IE0000830236

USD

01/08/2008

3

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in countries which are members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in those countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring High Yield Bond USD Fund A

IE0000835953

USD

19/07/1993

3

Medium

The primary investment objective of the Fund is to produce a high level of current yield in dollar terms, commensurate with an acceptable level of risk, as determined by the Managers in their reasonable discretion.   The Fund will seek to achieve its primary investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in a combination of debt and loan securities (including credit linked securities) of corporations and governments (including any agency of government or central bank) of any member state of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) and of any developing or emerging markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring GI. Emerging Mrkts. Fund USD

IE0000838304

USD

24/02/1992

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Baring Global Emerging Markets Fund is to seek long-term capital growth primarily through investment in a diversified portfolio of developing country equity securities.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Gl. Resources Fund USD

IE0000931182

USD

12/12/1994

2

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment in a diversified portfolio of the securities of commodity producers, being companies engaged in the extraction, production, processing and/or trading of commodities such as oil, gold, aluminum, coffee and sugar. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in a diversified portfolio of the securities of Commodity Producers, as described above.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring GI. Emerging Mrkts. Fund EUR

IE0004850503

EUR

20/01/1999

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Baring Global Emerging Markets Fund is to seek long-term capital growth primarily through investment in a diversified portfolio of developing country equity securities.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Latin America Fund EUR

IE0004851022

EUR

30/04/1999

2

High

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth through a portfolio of investments in Latin American equity securities.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Gl. Resources Fund EUR

IE0004851352

EUR

11/03/1999

2

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment in a diversified portfolio of the securities of commodity producers, being companies engaged in the extraction, production, processing and/or trading of commodities such as oil, gold, aluminum, coffee and sugar. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in a diversified portfolio of the securities of Commodity Producers, as described above.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring High Yield Bond EUR Fund A

IE0004851808

EUR

05/01/1999

3

Medium

The primary investment objective of the Fund is to produce a high level of current yield in dollar terms, commensurate with an acceptable level of risk, as determined by the Managers in their reasonable discretion.   The Fund will seek to achieve its primary investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in a combination of debt and loan securities (including credit linked securities) of corporations and governments (including any agency of government or central bank) of any member state of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) and of any developing or emerging markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Eastern Europe Fund EUR

IE0004852103

EUR

18/01/1999

3

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment in a diversified portfolio of securities of issuers located in or with a significant exposure to the emerging markets of Europe. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities, such as convertible bonds and warrants, of companies incorporated in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan (“Commonwealth of Independent States”) and in other emerging European countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Australia Fund EUR

IE0004866665

EUR

15/02/1999

2

High

The objective of the Fund is to seek long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in Australia, or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Australia.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Europa Fund EUR

IE0004866772

EUR

06/01/1999

2

High

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in any European country (including the United Kingdom), or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Europe. Within Europe the portfolio will be balanced according to the Managers’ assessment of investment prospects for individual countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Hong Kong China Fund EUR

IE0004866889

EUR

17/05/1999

4

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in Hong Kong or China, or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Hong Kong or China.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring International Bond Fund EUR

IE0004866996

EUR

12/01/1999

3

High

The objective of the Fund is to achieve an attractive level of income together with long-term growth in the value of assets. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in an internationally diversified portfolio of both corporate and government fixed interest securities. The portfolio may also, from time to time, include securities with floating interest rates.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Asia Growth Fund EUR

IE0004868604

EUR

15/02/1999

2

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in Asia including Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in those countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Inter Umbr ASEAN Front A Dis

IE0004868828

EUR

01/08/2008

3

High

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in countries which are members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in those countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Gl. Select Fund USD

IE0030016244

USD

26/02/2001

4

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in equities on a sectoral basis, listed or traded on a wide range of international markets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities listed or traded on a wide range of international markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Gl. Select Fund EUR

IE0030016350

EUR

26/02/2001

4

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in equities on a sectoral basis, listed or traded on a wide range of international markets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities listed or traded on a wide range of international markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Gl. Select Fund GBP

IE0030016467

GBP

26/02/2001

4

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in equities on a sectoral basis, listed or traded on a wide range of international markets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities listed or traded on a wide range of international markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Asia Growth Fund GBP

IE0031029477

GBP

01/11/2001

2

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in Asia including Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand, or in companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in those countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Gl. Aggregate Bond Fund USD

IE0031231206

USD

28/01/2002

3

Low

The investment objective of the Fund is to generate long-term growth in the value of assets from a combination of capital appreciation and income.  The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in an internationally diversified portfolio of fixed interest securities. This will normally consist of bonds and debentures issued by governments, supranational organizations, public authorities and corporations (whether secured or unsecured). For this purpose, total assets exclude cash and ancillary liquidities. A minimum of 70% of the assets of the Fund will be invested in markets or securities represented in the Barclays Capital Global Aggregate Index.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring GI. Emerging Mrkts. Fund GBP

IE0032149506

GBP

29/10/2002

3

Medium

The investment objective of the Baring Global Emerging Markets Fund is to seek long-term capital growth primarily through investment in a diversified portfolio of developing country equity securities.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring H-Y Bd Fd Euro Hedged Class

IE0032158341

EUR

15/11/2002

3

Medium

The primary investment objective of the Fund is to produce a high level of current yield in dollar terms, commensurate with an acceptable level of risk, as determined by the Managers in their reasonable discretion.   The Fund will seek to achieve its primary investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in a combination of debt and loan securities (including credit linked securities) of corporations and governments (including any agency of government or central bank) of any member state of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (“OECD”) and of any developing or emerging markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Emerging Opp. Fund USD

IE0032384004

USD

19/05/2003

3

Medium

The investment objective of the fund is to seek long-term capital growth, primarily through investment in a concentrated portfolio of developing country equity securities, combined with active management of the country and sector allocations.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Emerging Opp. Fund EUR

IE0032707691

EUR

19/05/2003

3

Medium

The investment objective of the fund is to seek long-term capital growth, primarily through investment in a concentrated portfolio of developing country equity securities, combined with active management of the country and sector allocations.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Emerging Opp. Fund GBP

IE0032707709

GBP

19/05/2003

3

Medium

The investment objective of the fund is to seek long-term capital growth, primarily through investment in a concentrated portfolio of developing country equity securities, combined with active management of the country and sector allocations.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring International Bond Fund GBP

IE0033064597

GBP

06/06/2003

4

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to achieve an attractive level of income together with long-term growth in the value of assets. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in an internationally diversified portfolio of both corporate and government fixed interest securities. The portfolio may also, from time to time, include securities with floating interest rates.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Emerging Mkts Inc Fd USD Dis

IE00B1HM8V28

USD

15/12/2006

3

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to maximise total return by investing in local currency-denominated emerging market debt securities. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in local currency-denominated emerging market debt securities issued by governments, supranationals, agencies and companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, emerging markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Emerging Mkts Inc Fd EUR Dis

IE00B1L2TN78

EUR

31/07/2007

3

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to maximise total return by investing in local currency-denominated emerging market debt securities. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in local currency-denominated emerging market debt securities issued by governments, supranationals, agencies and companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, emerging markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Emerging Mkt Deb CCY GBP Dis

IE00B1L2TP92

GBP

31/07/2007

2

Medium

The objective of the Fund is to maximise total return by investing in local currency-denominated emerging market debt securities. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in local currency-denominated emerging market debt securities issued by governments, supranationals, agencies and companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, emerging markets.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring China Select Fund USD Dis

IE00B2NG2T18

USD

18/04/2008

3

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets by investing in companies which the Company believes will benefit from the economic growth and development of China. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities in companies quoted on Recognised Exchanges in China and Hong Kong and incorporated in China and Hong Kong, or which have a significant proportion of their assets or other interests in China or Hong Kong. The Investment Manager may also invest in equities in companies elsewhere in the Asia Pacific ex – Japan region with the potential, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, to benefit from the development of China.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring China Select Fund EUR Dis

IE00B2NG2V30

EUR

18/04/2008

3

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets by investing in companies which the Company believes will benefit from the economic growth and development of China. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities in companies quoted on Recognised Exchanges in China and Hong Kong and incorporated in China and Hong Kong, or which have a significant proportion of their assets or other interests in China or Hong Kong. The Investment Manager may also invest in equities in companies elsewhere in the Asia Pacific ex – Japan region with the potential, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, to benefit from the development of China.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring Eastern Europe Fund GBP Dis

IE00B4VQT291

GBP

19/10/2009

3

High

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investment in a diversified portfolio of securities of issuers located in or with a significant exposure to the emerging markets of Europe. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities, such as convertible bonds and warrants, of companies incorporated in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan (“Commonwealth of Independent States”) and in other emerging European countries.

Baring International Fund Mgrs (Ireland)

Baring MENA Fund Class A (EUR) Cap

IE00B63QVC53

EUR

29/03/2010

NULL

NULL

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets by investing in the Middle East and North Africa (“MENA”). The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity related securities, as described below, of companies domiciled in the MENA region or of companies exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in the MENA region. For this purpose, total assets exclude cash and ancillary liquidities.