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Nordea 1 - Emerging Mkt Bond Opportunities BP USD

Ranked 107 out of 248 in - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

David Bessey

David Bessey is managing director and head of Prudential Fixed Income’s Emerging Markets team, investing in emerging market debt denominated in both $US and local currencies. Alongside co-manager Cathy Hepworth, he successfully manages the WIP Emerging Markets Fixed Income Fund. Bessey also specializes in the utility and sovereign sectors for the high yield team. From 1994 to 1999, Bessey was a senior portfolio manager for emerging markets portfolios and $US investment grade assets. Previously, he developed asset allocation strategies for insurance portfolios and managed Prudential Financial’s long-term funding book. Prior to joining Prudential Financial in 1989, Bessey was a project manager on various engineering projects in the United States, Asia, and Latin America. Bessey received a B.S. in geological engineering from Cornell University and an MBA in finance from the Sloan School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Cathy Hepworth

Cathy Hepworth attended Georgetown University in 1984 and New York University in 1993 where she obtained a BSc in Foreign Science and an MBA in Finance respectively. She began her career as an analyst at Golembe Associates in 1984, and later joined Merrill Lynch in 1986 and Bankers Trust in 1986 working as an associate. She joined Oppenheim Pramerica in 1989 and currently co-manages (with David Bessey) the Wip Emerging Markets Fixed Income Fund. Outside of fund management, Cathy enjoys running.


The Sub-fund invests a minimum of two-thirds of its Total Assets in Debt Securities issued by either Public Authorities or Private Borrowers, which are domiciled or exercise the predominant part of their economic activity in Emerging Markets. These securities are denominated in local currencies as well as in hard currencies such as USD and EUR.

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Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017
  • Rank 107/248 Total Return
  • Rank 203/248 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 216/248 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Loss
214 Valida Anleihe EmergingMarkets N 1 USD


215 SEI SGMF Emerging Markets Debt USD Inst USD


216 Nordea 1 - Emerging Mkt Bond Opportunities BP USD USD


216 HI-Renten Emerging Markets-Fonds USD


218 Investin K Invest Emerging Market Debt

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 6.4% 2.4% 3.7%
2016 10.3% 7.5% 4.1% 4.4% -5.6%
2015 -7.9% -1.0% -0.9% -6.6% 0.6%
2014 0.7% 3.5% 5.0% -3.5% -4.0%
2013 -8.8% -0.9% -7.9% 0.6% -0.7%
2012 3.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/09/2012
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0772920129

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.20%

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