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Western Asset Emerging Markets Debt Fund;I

Ranked 257 out of 305 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Gordon Brown

S. Kenneth Leech

Kenneth Leech is CIO at Western Asset Management Company. With 40 years’ experience in the investment industry, he was named US fixed income fund manager of the year in 2004 and was one of four finalists in both 2003 and 2006. Leech was added to the Fixed-Income Society’s Hall of Fame in 2007 and was part of the team that won the US Fixed Income Fund Manager Team of the Year in 2014. Leech graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School with three degrees.

Chia-Liang Lian

Chia-Liang Lian, CFA, is head of emerging markets debt at Western Asset Management Company. He joined the firm in 2011 and prior to this was head of emerging Asia portfolios at Pacific Investment Management Company. Lian graduated with a degree in economics as part of the MAS scholars programme from the National University of Singapore.

Kevin Ritter

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximize total return by investing at least 80% of its total assets in debt securities of governments, government related and corporate issuers located in emerging market countries, and of entities organized to restructure outstanding debt of such issuers.

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Performance

Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 30/04/2017 - 30/04/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.1%
2017 9.9% 4.1% 1.9% 3.1% 0.5%
2016 11.2% 4.2% 6.2% 4.8% -4.1%
2015 -2.7% 1.0% -0.7% -4.2% 1.3%
2014 1.6% 3.1% 5.6% -2.4% -4.3%
2013 -8.1% -1.5% -6.9% 0.6% -0.3%
2012 16.2% 5.7% 0.9% 6.1% 2.7%
2011 5.4% 1.4% 3.5% -4.2% 4.9%
2010 13.0% 4.1% 0.2% 9.7% -1.2%
2009 43.0% 3.4% 19.4% 13.7% 1.9%
2008 -19.3% -0.2% 1.3% -9.2% -12.2%
2007 7.7% 2.5% 0.2% 2.6% 2.2%
2006 8.7% 1.4% -2.6% 6.2% 3.6%
2005 13.6% -0.3% 7.3% 4.5% 1.6%
2004 13.0% 3.4% -6.4% 10.1% 6.0%
2003 32.3% 10.2% 10.8% 2.7% 5.5%
2002 12.0% 7.5% -6.7% -5.2% 17.8%
2001 12.6% 3.8% 4.7% -3.9% 7.8%
2000 13.8% 7.5% 0.0% 4.7% 1.2%
1999 31.6% 6.0% 8.3% -0.2% 14.9%
1998 -19.9% 5.4% -9.3% -28.9% 17.9%
1997 17.2% 0.6% 11.9% 7.2% -2.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date17/10/1996
  • Share Class size66Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US52469F4818

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.53%

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