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Building on GSAM’s global corporate credit expertise and long history of investing in growth and emerging markets, the portfolio employs fundamental research to identify relative value opportunities across countries and sectors.
Growth and emerging market corporate debt issuance is projected to surpass $1 trillion within the next two years. Liquidity is good, diversity amongst sectors has increased and investor demand is strong.
High-quality companies within the sector include globally-recognised brands. These names are benefiting from strong external demand and new sources of domestic demand from the expansion of the middle class.
Source: JP Morgan, as of January 2011.
We believe our track record of investing in growth and emerging markets since 2000 demonstrates our research skills and ability to capture market inefficiencies.
Additionally, the fund invests in bonds mainly denominated in US dollars, which may limit some direct growth and emerging market currency volatility. Currency exposure drives a significant portion of risk and return in an unhedged, locally-denominated portfolio, and currency volatility may not be appropriate for all investors
Any investor seeking to access investment opportunities offered by the burgeoning private sector in the Growth1 and Emerging economies.
Disclaimer: Emerging markets securities may be less liquid and more volatile and are subject to a number of additional risks, including but not limited to currency fluctuations and political instability.
The value of assets denominated in foreign currency may fluctuate due to currency fluctuation, which may reduce returns for the shareholder.
1 The Growth Markets include the 4 BRIC countries (Brazil, Russia, India, and China) and the 4 largest of the N-11 (Mexico, South Korea, Indonesia, and Turkey).