Aberdeen Emerging Markets Investment Company Limited


To achieve consistent returns for shareholders in excess of the MSCI Emerging Markets Net Total Return Index in sterling terms.

Morningstar rating:
3 out of 5

A UK-listed investment company, seeking consistent returns from a diversified portfolio of emerging market funds.

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Key people

Mark Hadsley-Chaplin

Chairman

United Kingdom resident – founded RWC Partners Ltd (formerly known as MPC Investors), a London based fund management firm specialising in hedge funds, long only funds and UCITS strategies, in 2000. He was CEO until 2006 and Chairman until 2010. Prior to this he was Vice Chairman of UBS Securities (East Asia) Ltd, based in Singapore and responsible for the management and development of the bank’s Asian equity business worldwide.

William Collins

Senior Independent Director

Guernsey resident – has over 45 years’ experience in banking and investment. From September 2007 he was employed by Bank J Safra Sarasin (formerly Bank Sarasin) in Guernsey as Director – Private Clients, retiring at the end of 2014. Prior to that he worked for Barings in Guernsey for over 18 years. In 1995 he was appointed a director and from 2003 until August 2007 was Managing Director of Baring Asset Management (CI) Ltd.
Helen Green

Helen Green

Non-Executive Director

Guernsey resident - is a chartered accountant and has been employed by Saffrey Champness , a top 20 firm of chartered accountants since 1984. She qualified as a chartered accountant in 1988, and became a partner in the London office in 1998. Since 2000 she has been based in the Guernsey office where she is a Client Liaison Director, responsible for trust and company administration.

She is a director of City Natural Resources High Yield Trust PLC, Landore Resources Limited, UK Mortgages Limited and Acorn Income Fund Limited, of which she is Chairman. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee.

John Hawkins

Non-Executive Director

United Kingdom resident - is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He was formerly Executive Vice President and a member of the Corporate Office of the Bank of Bermuda Limited. He was with The Bank of Bermuda for 25 years, of which approximately 15 years were based in Hong Kong. He is also a director of The Prospect Japan Fund Limited and Raffles-Asia Investment Company Limited.

Eleonore de Rochechouart

Eleonore de Rochechouart

Non-Executive Director

United Kingdom resident - is a partner of Res Familiaris LLP, a wealth management advisory boutique designed for families looking for a dedicated and independent service covering all aspects of their global wealth including financial and non-financial assets. Prior to joining Res Familiaris in 2010, Eleonore spent 20 years in the financial services industry as an economist, researcher and asset allocator in both the traditional and alternative investment arena.

  • Mark Hadsley-Chaplin

    Chairman

    United Kingdom resident – founded RWC Partners Ltd (formerly known as MPC Investors), a London based fund management firm specialising in hedge funds, long only funds and UCITS strategies, in 2000. He was CEO until 2006 and Chairman until 2010. Prior to this he was Vice Chairman of UBS Securities (East Asia) Ltd, based in Singapore and responsible for the management and development of the bank’s Asian equity business worldwide.
  • William Collins

    Senior Independent Director

    Guernsey resident – has over 45 years’ experience in banking and investment. From September 2007 he was employed by Bank J Safra Sarasin (formerly Bank Sarasin) in Guernsey as Director – Private Clients, retiring at the end of 2014. Prior to that he worked for Barings in Guernsey for over 18 years. In 1995 he was appointed a director and from 2003 until August 2007 was Managing Director of Baring Asset Management (CI) Ltd.
  • Helen Green

    Non-Executive Director

    Guernsey resident - is a chartered accountant and has been employed by Saffrey Champness , a top 20 firm of chartered accountants since 1984. She qualified as a chartered accountant in 1988, and became a partner in the London office in 1998. Since 2000 she has been based in the Guernsey office where she is a Client Liaison Director, responsible for trust and company administration.

    She is a director of City Natural Resources High Yield Trust PLC, Landore Resources Limited, UK Mortgages Limited and Acorn Income Fund Limited, of which she is Chairman. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee.

  • John Hawkins

    Non-Executive Director

    United Kingdom resident - is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He was formerly Executive Vice President and a member of the Corporate Office of the Bank of Bermuda Limited. He was with The Bank of Bermuda for 25 years, of which approximately 15 years were based in Hong Kong. He is also a director of The Prospect Japan Fund Limited and Raffles-Asia Investment Company Limited.

  • Eleonore de Rochechouart

    Non-Executive Director

    United Kingdom resident - is a partner of Res Familiaris LLP, a wealth management advisory boutique designed for families looking for a dedicated and independent service covering all aspects of their global wealth including financial and non-financial assets. Prior to joining Res Familiaris in 2010, Eleonore spent 20 years in the financial services industry as an economist, researcher and asset allocator in both the traditional and alternative investment arena.

Andrew Lister

Senior Investment Manager

Andrew Lister is a Senior Investment Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments, with specific responsibilities for markets and investments in Latin America and the EMEA region. Andrew joined Aberdeen Asset Management in December 2015 via the acquisiton of Advance Emerging Capital Limited where he had worked since 2000. Andrew graduated from the University of Exeter with a BA in Geography in 1999. He completed the Investment Management Certificate in 2001 and qualified as a technical analyst in 2005.

Qualifications
Andrew graduated from the University of Exeter with a BA in Geography in 1999. He completed the Investment Management Certificate in 2001 and qualified as a technical analyst in 2005.

Bernard Moody

Senior Investment Manager

Bernard Moody is a Senior Investment Manager and is co-manager of Aberdeen Emerging Markets Investment Company and Aberdeen Frontier Markets Investment Company Aberdeen Standard Investments. Bernard is with responsible for Asian investments and markets. Bernard joined Aberdeen Asset Management in December 2015 via the acquisition of Advance Emerging Capital Limited where he had worked since 2006. Previously, Bernard worked for Sarasin Investment Management where he managed Asian and emerging market portfolios between 2000 and 2006. Prior to that, Bernard worked in the Investment Management Research Unit at the actuarial consultants Bacon & Woodrow.
Bernard graduated with a BComm specialising in Banking and Finance from University College Dublin before gaining an MSc in Finance from Queen's University Belfast. Bernard is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.

Qualifications
MSc
Bernard graduated with a BComm specialising in Banking and Finance from University College Dublin before gaining an MSc in Finance from Queen's University Belfast. Bernard is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.

Viktor Broczko

Investment Manager

Viktor Broczko Viktor Broczko is an Investment Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments with specific responsibilities for Middle Eastern and Eastern European markets and investments. Viktor joined Aberdeen in 2015 via the acquisiton of Advance Emerging Capital Limited where he had worked since 2002. Vikor holds a BA in Economics from Greenwich University and a MSC in Information Systems from the London School of Economics. He completed the Investment Management Certificate in 2003. Viktor is Hungarian by birth and is fluent in Hungarian, Russian, German and English.

Qualifications
Vikor holds a BA in Economics from Greenwich University and a MSC in Information Systems from the London School of Economics. He completed the Investment Management Certificate in 2003. Viktor is Hungarian by birth and is fluent in Hungarian, Russian, German and English.

Samir Shah

Investment Manager

Samir Shah is an Investment Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Samir is responsible for covering global developed and emerging market investments. Samir joined Aberdeen in December 2015 via the acquisition of Advance Emerging Capital. Samir originally joined Advance in April 2011 where he held a similar role. Prior to this he was an investment funds analyst in the closed end fund team at Matrix Group. He covered the financial sector as a sell side analyst for over 10 years and was ranked by both Extel and Institutional Investor. He began his analytical career with Credit Suisse covering banks and diversified financials. Samir is a qualified chartered accountant and CFA charter holder. Both qualifications were earned while working in the banking division of KPMG. CFA(r) and Chartered Financial Analyst(r) are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Qualifications
Samir is a qualified chartered accountant and CFA charter holder. Both qualifications were earned while working in the banking division of KPMG. CFA(r) and Chartered Financial Analyst(r) are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

  • Andrew Lister

    Senior Investment Manager

    Andrew Lister is a Senior Investment Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments, with specific responsibilities for markets and investments in Latin America and the EMEA region. Andrew joined Aberdeen Asset Management in December 2015 via the acquisiton of Advance Emerging Capital Limited where he had worked since 2000. Andrew graduated from the University of Exeter with a BA in Geography in 1999. He completed the Investment Management Certificate in 2001 and qualified as a technical analyst in 2005.

    Qualifications
    Andrew graduated from the University of Exeter with a BA in Geography in 1999. He completed the Investment Management Certificate in 2001 and qualified as a technical analyst in 2005.

  • Bernard Moody

    Senior Investment Manager

    Bernard Moody is a Senior Investment Manager and is co-manager of Aberdeen Emerging Markets Investment Company and Aberdeen Frontier Markets Investment Company Aberdeen Standard Investments. Bernard is with responsible for Asian investments and markets. Bernard joined Aberdeen Asset Management in December 2015 via the acquisition of Advance Emerging Capital Limited where he had worked since 2006. Previously, Bernard worked for Sarasin Investment Management where he managed Asian and emerging market portfolios between 2000 and 2006. Prior to that, Bernard worked in the Investment Management Research Unit at the actuarial consultants Bacon & Woodrow.
    Bernard graduated with a BComm specialising in Banking and Finance from University College Dublin before gaining an MSc in Finance from Queen's University Belfast. Bernard is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.

    Qualifications
    MSc
    Bernard graduated with a BComm specialising in Banking and Finance from University College Dublin before gaining an MSc in Finance from Queen's University Belfast. Bernard is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.

  • Viktor Broczko

    Investment Manager

    Viktor Broczko Viktor Broczko is an Investment Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments with specific responsibilities for Middle Eastern and Eastern European markets and investments. Viktor joined Aberdeen in 2015 via the acquisiton of Advance Emerging Capital Limited where he had worked since 2002. Vikor holds a BA in Economics from Greenwich University and a MSC in Information Systems from the London School of Economics. He completed the Investment Management Certificate in 2003. Viktor is Hungarian by birth and is fluent in Hungarian, Russian, German and English.

    Qualifications
    Vikor holds a BA in Economics from Greenwich University and a MSC in Information Systems from the London School of Economics. He completed the Investment Management Certificate in 2003. Viktor is Hungarian by birth and is fluent in Hungarian, Russian, German and English.

  • Samir Shah

    Investment Manager

    Samir Shah is an Investment Manager at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Samir is responsible for covering global developed and emerging market investments. Samir joined Aberdeen in December 2015 via the acquisition of Advance Emerging Capital. Samir originally joined Advance in April 2011 where he held a similar role. Prior to this he was an investment funds analyst in the closed end fund team at Matrix Group. He covered the financial sector as a sell side analyst for over 10 years and was ranked by both Extel and Institutional Investor. He began his analytical career with Credit Suisse covering banks and diversified financials. Samir is a qualified chartered accountant and CFA charter holder. Both qualifications were earned while working in the banking division of KPMG. CFA(r) and Chartered Financial Analyst(r) are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

    Qualifications
    Samir is a qualified chartered accountant and CFA charter holder. Both qualifications were earned while working in the banking division of KPMG. CFA(r) and Chartered Financial Analyst(r) are trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Financial calendar

Event Date
Year End October
Accounts Published January/February
Annual General Meeting April
Dividend Paid: March/June/September/December

Trust details

Aberdeen Emerging Markets Investment Company Limited

Registered Office:
11 New Street
St Peter Port
Guernsey
GY1 2PF

Registered in Guernsey as an Investment Company Number 50900

Launch Date: November 2009
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