London, 25 January 2018

The Milltrust team credits the multi-specialist approach, low cost structure and outperformance to peers for the investor inflows.

Asset manager Milltrust International has seen its total assets in Emerging Markets mandates rise two-fold as investor sentiment for the asset class continues to rebound.  The London and Singapore-based firm, which has attracted a number of institutional pension fund investors since its launch in 2011, has prioritised lowering costs and improving transparency for their investment products.

“We have addressed the cost issue that investors often use as an excuse not to buy an actively-managed fund,” says a firm spokesperson. “The net result is that the base cost to an investor in our Global Emerging Markets Fund is the same or lower than the cost of holding a passive fund elsewhere.”

The core underlying investments of Milltrust’s Global Emerging Markets Fund, an ICAV-regulated open-ended fund, primarily comprise of allocations to specialist country and regional EM investment strategies through the Milltrust Emerging Markets Managed Accounts (“EMMA”) UCITS platform.  The platform structure is designed to address important investor concerns regarding the lack of transparency often associated with multi-manager products. The underlying strategies are run by locally-based investment teams who Milltrust believe have an important informational edge in their respective markets.

The London-based Milltrust team is responsible for allocating between the different regional teams. They use quantitative modelling techniques and qualitative analysis to establish the geographical allocations for the fund.

“Looking ahead, we expect our asset growth, which has also been underpinned by the strong performance of our strategies, to continue to accelerate over the coming quarters as investors increase their still largely underweight positions in Emerging Markets,” adds the firm spokesperson.

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Fund Details:
Fund Name: Milltrust Global Emerging Markets Fund
Umbrella Fund: Milltrust International Managed Investments ICAV
Funds domicile: Ireland
Depositary: Mitsubishi UFJ Investor Services & Banking (Luxembourg) S.A.
Administrator: MUFG Alternative Fund Services (Ireland) Ltd.

About Milltrust International Group
Milltrust International (“Milltrust”), the fast growing investment management platform, is an award-winning global investment organisation located in Singapore and London which offers investment advisory expertise focused on emerging markets, in liquid investments, real assets investments, and customised wealth management structuring for our affiliate’s regulated wealth management clients in Singapore. Milltrust is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom and our affiliate East India Capital Management is regulated by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. The Group is owned and managed by an experienced team that has been investing institutional capital for more than two decades. Milltrust’s investment solutions are specifically adapted for sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, banks, insurance companies, corporates, family offices and charitable endowments, which make up the majority of the firm’s clients. –  – UK: +44 (0)20 8123 8369 – Singapore: +65 6225 3052