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HSBC GIF Frontier Markets IC USD

Ranked 24 out of 34 in - Frontier Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Ramzi Sidani

Ramzi Sidani is the lead senior portfolio manager of the frontier markets strategy at HSBC and has been working in the industry since 2007. Prior to joining HSBC in 2016, he was a portfolio manager with SHUAA Asset Management in Dubai, managing the firm’s flagship Frontier and MENA capabilities. Previously, he worked for Dubai Group as a part of the acquisitions team. Ramzi holds a MSc (Hons) in Finance, from Boston College, Carroll Graduate School of Management, a Master of Business Administration from Lebanese American University and a Bachelor of Business Administration – Finance from American University of Beirut and is a CFA charterholder.

Chris Turner


The sub-fund seeks long-term total return by investing primarily in a diversified portfolio of equity and equivalent securities of companies which have their registered office in, and with an official listing on a major stock exchange or other Regulated Market in Frontier Markets, as well as those companies with significant operations or carrying out a preponderant part of their business activities in these countries. The sub-fund intends to use financial derivative instruments for the purpose of managing market exposure, currency positioning and to enhance return.

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Frontier Markets over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018
  • Rank 24/34 Total Return
  • Rank 28/34 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 18/34 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
26 Harvest Fds Srs (Hong Kong) Asia Frontier Eq J JPY

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



27 Evli Emerging Frontier B USD


28 HSBC GIF Frontier Markets IC USD USD


29 Templeton Frontier Markets A (acc) USD USD


30 Magna New Frontiers N EUR USD


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 21.7% 8.1% 6.0% 4.0% 2.1%
2016 9.2% 0.2% 5.1% 5.4% -1.6%
2015 -9.4% -1.4% 3.3% -10.6% -0.6%
2014 5.2% 6.9% 4.3% 4.4% -9.7%
2013 28.9% 11.5% 0.6% 6.0% 8.5%
2012 25.2% 14.0% -6.8% 12.3% 4.9%
2011 0.1% -13.5% -1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Italy
  8. Jersey
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Netherlands
  11. Norway
  12. Singapore
  13. Spain
  14. Sweden
  15. Switzerland
  16. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/01/2011
  • Share Class size120Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0666200349

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment1.25

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