Austin Forey joined JP Morgan Asset Management as a portfolio manager for global emerging markets in 1994. His current responsibilities include management of the JPM Emerging Markets fund for which he adopts a bottom-up stock selection style. Forey initially joined the group as a research analyst focusing on engineering in 1988. He subsequently branched out to cover all financial sectors before being named deputy head of UK research. He also co-managed a mid-cap investment trust and two specialist unit trusts. Prior to joining the group Forey enjoyed an impressive academic career, earning a Bachelor’s degree and Ph.D in Modern Languages from Cambridge University.
Amit Mehta, executive director, is a portfolio manager responsible for global emerging markets portfolios at JP Morgan Asset Management based in London. He joined the firm in 2011 and prior to this Amit worked at Prusik Investment Management. He graduated from Kings College London with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics and is a CFA charterholder.
To provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in small capitalisation emerging markets companies. At least 67% of the Sub-Fund's assets (excluding cash and cash equivalents) will be invested in equity securities of small capitalisation companies that are domiciled in, or carrying out the main part of their economic activity in, an emerging market country. Market capitalisation is the total value of a company's shares and may fluctuate materially over time. The Sub-Fund's weighted average market capitalisation will, at all times, be less than the weighted average market capitalisation of the MSCI Emerging Markets IMI Index.
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