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Emirates MENA Top Companies Inst USD Daily

Ranked 8 out of 9 in - Middle East & North Africa over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Yong Wei Lee

Yong Wei Lee was born in Singapore in 1972. He graduated from Nanyang Technological University and majored in Mechanical and Production Engineering. He started his investment career in 1999 as a manager at Straits Lion Management. He moved to Lion Capital Management in 2005 as a senior manager. He is currently head of MENA equities at Emirates NBD Asset Management having joined the company in 2007. He holds the Charted Financial Analyst designation, and outside of work he likes to spend time with his family.


The Fund is a feeder fund to the Emirates NBD SICAV Emirates MENA Top Companies Fund, a sub-fund of the Luxembourg domiciled Emirates NBD SICAV. The investment objective of the underlying fund aims to achieve medium to long-term capital growth through investments in a portfolio of GCC and MENA equities offerings. The fund is actively managed and will take advantage of price distortions and specific opportunities that display potential for strong gains. The fund can also take exposure to other investment opportunities that might be appropriate from time to time. The fund will endeavour to invest predominantly in the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt and Jordan, and may also invest in other jurisdictions if, and when, stock exchanges in such jurisdictions present investment opportunities that are attractive in the opinion of the Investment Manager.

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Middle East & North Africa over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 2.9% 0.0% 4.9% 1.0% -3.0%
2016 3.9% -3.7% 0.5% -3.9% 11.8%
2015 -19.4% -4.9% 3.6% -12.6% -6.5%
2014 12.3% 12.1% -0.9% 15.2% -12.3%
2013 31.9% 8.2% 6.1% 6.8% 7.6%
2012 6.9% 9.3% -7.3% 4.8% 0.6%
2011 -5.9% -3.1% -0.7% -4.8% 2.6%
2010 12.4% 2.9% -2.3% 6.3% 5.3%
2009 19.5% -6.9% 21.4% 7.1% -1.2%
2008 -49.7% -3.1% 7.8% -10.1% -46.4%
2007 25.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Singapore
  2. United Arab Emirates

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/09/2007
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyUSD

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).