Mutual Funds

Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund

The Advisory Research Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund invests in equity securities of companies in emerging markets that we believe are profitable, asset rich, conservatively capitalized and maintain high-quality balance sheets.  

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Kevin Ross, Portfolio Manager of the Advisory Research Emerging Markets Opportunities Fund (ADVMX), discusses why he expects the outperformance in emerging markets to continue and notes where he sees opportunities.

The investment process focuses on the downside protection and upside potential of individual securities. Downside protection may be discovered through extensive fundamental analysis of companies in order to determine a security’s true net asset value. The team determines upside potential in a particular company through qualitative analysis utilizing senior management interviews, company visits and competitive analysis.

Fund Facts
Ticker ADVMX
CUSIP 46141P552
Inception 11/01/2013
Minimum Investment $2,500
Net Expense Ratio 1.35%
Gross Expense Ratio 1.92%
Portfolio Managers Kevin Ross,
Marco Priani
Asset Allocation
17.07% China: 17.07|14.71% Taiwan:14.71|14.70% South Korea:14.70|2.65% Thailand: 2.65| 9.88% Hong Kong: 9.88| 8.28% India: 8.28|7.66% South Africa: 7.66|6.71% Brazil: 6.71|3.56% Mexico: 3.56|14.78% Other: 14.78
Sector Allocation
Basic Materials:4.83|Communications:4.28|Consumer, Cyclical:15.06|Consumer, Non-cyclical:7.66|Diversified:2.88|Energy:5.49|Financial:29.24|Industrial:14.18|Technology:10.56|Utilities:5.82
Top 10 Holdings
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd. 2.90%
Naspers, Ltd. 2.85%
Yuanta Financial Holding Co., Ltd. 2.44%
Gran Tierra Energy, Inc. 2.38%
Ping an Insurance Group Co. 2.17%
China Longyuan Power Group Corp., Ltd. 2.16%
Infosys, Ltd. 1.91%
GAIL India, Ltd. 1.91%
ENN Energy Holdings, Ltd. 1.75%
China Vanke Co., Ltd. 1.67%
Total 22.14%

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