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Wellington Opportunistic EM Debt USD S Cap

Ranked 6 out of 51 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 36 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Kevin F Murphy

Kevin Murphy is an emerging market corporate debt portfolio manager at Wellington Management, having joined the group in 2016 from Putnam where he'd worked since 1999. At Putnam he was the lead portfolio manager for all external sovereign and corporate emerging market debt funds, and co-led a credit team based in London and Boston. Before Putnam Kevin worked at BancBoston and ING Baring Securities. He has a BS in electrical engineering from Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science.

Evan J. Ouellette

Evan Ouellette is a managing director and fixed-income portfolio manager at Wellington Management Company, where he focuses on strategy implementation and portfolio construction with an emphasis on emerging local debt. Prior to joining the firm in 2001, Ouellette worked as a regional controller in the global custody division at BNY Mellon. He graduated from Boston University with an MBA concentrating on finance and the College of the Holy Cross with a BA.

James Valone

James W. Valone, CFA has been a fixed income portfolio manager and chair of Wellington Management’s Emerging Markets Debt Strategy Group since its inception in 1999. He and his team manage portfolios invested in the emerging debt and currency markets for a wide range of investors — including pension funds, mutual funds, endowments, and central banks — focusing on the integrity of Wellington’s fixed income investment processes and achieving the investment goals of our clients. Prior to joining the firm, Jim was an emerging markets debt portfolio manager at Baring Asset Management (1997 – 1999). He also worked at Fidelity Investments as an emerging markets debt portfolio manager and regional analyst covering Latin America (1989 – 1997) and at Northwest Quadrant, Inc. in Newport Beach, California, where he was a portfolio manager (1985 – 1987). Jim received his MBA from the University of Chicago (1989) and his BA in economics from Pomona College (1985). Additionally, he holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.


The investment objective of the Portfolio is to seek long-term total return through investment in a diversified portfolio of emerging markets debt securities and currency instruments.The Portfolio will invest, either directly or indirectly, in debt securities denominated in US dollars, euros,or other currencies, including debt instruments denominated in local currencies, issued by emerging markets governments, sovereigns, quasisovereign agencies, supranational and sub national government issuers

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Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 30/09/2015 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.5% -4.0% 2.3%
2017 10.5% 4.1% 2.5% 2.7% 0.8%
2016 13.0% 4.8% 5.8% 5.1% -3.0%
2015 -1.0% 2.3% -1.2% -3.8% 1.7%
2014 6.0% 3.7% 5.4% -2.1% -0.9%
2013 -5.0% -0.8% -6.0% 0.9% 1.0%
2012 20.3% 5.8% 2.2% 7.2% 3.8%
2011 4.9% 0.9% 3.6% -3.7% 4.2%
2010 13.3% 5.6% -0.1% 7.8% -0.3%
2009 3.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. Iceland
  4. Ireland
  5. Singapore
  6. Switzerland
  7. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/08/2009
  • Share Class size1,128Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B3DJ3J46

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.55%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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