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Seafarer Overseas Growth and Income Fund

Portfolio Briefing

Andrew Foster reports that amid a weak EM backdrop, the Growth and Income Fund’s holdings are forecast to produce, in the aggregate, modest positive earnings growth in 2023. He describes how the Fund’s performance drivers were quite different from those of the EM benchmark in the quarter.


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The Morningstar Emerging Markets Net Return USD Index is an index that measures the performance of emerging markets targeting the top 97% of stocks by market capitalization. The index does not incorporate Morningstar’s environmental, social, or governance (ESG) criteria. Index code: MEMMN. It is not possible to invest directly in an index.
As of December 31, 2023, securities mentioned in the video comprised the following weights in the Seafarer Overseas Growth and Income Fund: China Foods, Ltd. (1.2%), Want Want China Holdings, Ltd. (1.3%), Hermès International SCA (1.8%), Itaú Unibanco Holding SA ADR (2.1%), XP, Inc. (2.7%), Wal-Mart de Mexico SAB de CV (2.7%), Coca-Cola Femsa SAB de CV ADR (1.5%), Hyundai Mobis Co., Ltd. (4.6%), Coway Co., Ltd. (1.6%), Sanlam, Ltd. (3.5%), Tata Motors, Ltd. (0.9%), and Raia Drogasil SA (1.0%). View the Fund’s Top 10 Holdings. Holdings are subject to change.
Sources: ALPS Fund Services, Inc.; Bloomberg; Seafarer; J.P. Morgan, “Emerging Markets Equity Strategy Steering Board,” January 5, September 28 and December 21, 2023.
Natalia Urbanek is a Registered Representative of ALPS Distributors, Inc.