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 Advisory Research 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,
Stephen Evans
Asset Allocation
22.38% China: 22.38|13.80% Taiwan:13.80|13.67% South Korea:13.67|9.04% Brazil: 9.04| 9.04% Hong Kong: 9.04| 6.35% India: 6.35|6.09% South Africa: 6.09|3.65% Thailand: 3.65|2.92% Mexico: 2.92|13.05% Other: 13.05
Sector Allocation
Basic Materials:5.47|Communications:6.24|Consumer, Cyclical:12.69|Consumer, Non-Cyclical:5.89|Diversified:1.22|Energy:5.98|Financial:30.46|Industrial:15.43|Technology:13.95|Utilities:2.69
Top 10 Holdings
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. 3.41%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd 3.02%
Naspers, Ltd. 2.41%
Industrial & Commercial Bank of China, Ltd. 2.23%
Yuanta Financial Holding Co., Ltd. 2.16%
Ping an Insurance Group Co. of China, Ltd. 2.13%
Tencent Holdings, Ltd. 2.06%
PTT Global Chemical PCL 2.05%
Sberbank of Russia PJSC 1.98%
China Merchants Bank Co., Ltd. 1.93%
Total 23.38%

Fund risks and disclosures