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List of Frontier Market Funds

There are numerous ways to gain exposure to Frontier Markets. Along with exchange traded funds and investment trusts, another method is to invest in funds that focus on these markets.

The funds listed on this page are split into four categories:

  1. Equity Funds – these are funds that have a large majority of investments in stocks and equities in Frontier Markets.
  2. Fixed Interest Funds – these are funds that invest primarily in debt instruments in Frontier Markets.
  3. Mixed Allocation Funds – these are funds that combine both equity and fixed interest in a way that neither is overly dominant in the portfolio.
  4. Other – funds that invest in other instruments that do not fall under the “Equity” or “Fixed Interest” categories. (such as property, futures and other “non-standard” investments).

(last updated: 21st October 2020)

Frontier
Markets Equity Funds

Fund
Name

ISIN

Inception
(dd/mm/yy)

Management
Company

Manager(s)

1yr
Return

3yr
Return

5yr
Return

Aberdeen
Standard SICAV I – Frontier Markets Equity Fund

LU0566482161

02/03/2011

Aberdeen Standard
Investments Luxembourg SA

 

-4.81%

-8.96%

-4.33%

AFC
Asia Frontier Fund

KYG0132A1013

30/03/2012

Asia Frontier Capital Ltd

Thomas Hugger; Ruchir
Desai

-4.17%

-11.20%

-2.48%

Allan Gray Africa Frontier
Markets Equity Fund

BMG0179R1088

30/04/2017

Allan Gray Investment
Management

 

-0.11%

0.00%

 

Ashmore
Emerging Markets Frontier Equity Fund

US0448207367

04/11/2013

Ashmore Investment
Advisors Ltd

Andrew Brudenell

-9.75%

-6.24%

2.33%

Base
Investments SICAV – Emerging and Frontier Markets Equity

LU1100163440

04/12/2014

Edmond de Rothschild Asset
Management Luxembourg SA

Federico Parenti

-4.62%

2.23%

2.76%

BMO
LGM Frontier Markets Fund

IE00B4RLKV41

28/11/2011

LGM Investments Ltd

Thomas Vester Nielsen;
Dafydd Lewis

-15.88%

-12.52%

-4.49%

BNP
Paribas Funds Frontiers Equity

LU1104111890

29/07/2016

BNP Paribas Asset
Management Luxembourg SA

David Brenninkmeyer; Quang
Nguyen

-15.50%

-4.66%

 

COELI
Frontier Markets Fund

LU1028962204

28/02/2014

MDO Management Co
SA/Luxembourg

Hans-Henrik Skov; James
Bannan

-18.17%

-9.38%

-0.51%

Coronation
Africa Frontiers Fund

IE00B578MG16

14/10/2008

Coronation Asset
Management Pty Ltd

Peter Leger

-15.71%

-7.26%

-3.41%

Coronation
Global Frontiers Fund

KYG2444C1069

01/11/2014

Coronation Fund Managers
Ltd

Peter Leger

-5.69%

-3.05%

3.14%

Danske
Invest SICAV-SIF – Emerging and Frontier Markets SMID

LU0861987385

02/01/2013

Danske Invest Management
Co SA/Luxembourg

Antti Raappana

-6.10%

-3.94%

1.92%

East
Capital Global Frontier Markets

LU1831154213

29/03/2019

East Capital Asset
Management SA

 

-10.85%

 

 

East
Capital Global Frontier Markets Fund

LU1125674538

12/12/2014

East Capital Asset
Management SA

Lars Peter Elam Hakansson

-6.17%

-4.37%

1.78%

Eaton
Vance Emerging and Frontier Countries Equity Fund

US27826A7899

03/11/2014

Eaton Vance Management

Eric A Stein; Michael A
Cirami

0.62%

-1.70%

4.43%

eQ Frontier Osake

FI4000035845

19/12/2011

eQ Rahastoyhtio Oy

 

-12.09%

-5.83%

-0.11%

Eurizon
Fund – Equity Emerging Markets New Frontiers

LU0719365545

23/04/2012

Daiwa Asset Management Co
Ltd

Luigi Antonaci

-7.45%

-2.65%

1.27%

Evli
Emerging Frontier Fund

FI4000066915

08/10/2013

Evli Fund Management Co
Ltd

 

0.17%

-0.52%

3.69%

Fidelity Frontier
Emerging Markets Fund

CA3159142676

19/01/1994

Fidelity Investments
Canada ULC

Adam J Kutas

-10.29%

-8.75%

-2.01%

FIM Frontier Fund

FI4000066733

30/08/2013

FIM Asset Management
Ltd/Finland

Kuldar Rahuorg; Heikki
Ollikainen

-19.18%

-7.04%

-2.51%

Fisher
Investments Institutional Frontier Markets Equity Fund

IE00BRK97Y83

06/09/2017

Fisher Investments
Institutional Funds plc/Ireland

Kenneth Fisher

7.55%

 

 

Galaxy Fund
– Frontier Markets Equity Fund

LU0300877122

31/07/2007

Morgan Stanley Asset
Management SA

Steven Quattry

5.14%

-2.77%

2.24%

Harding
Loevner Frontier Emerging Markets Portfolio

US4122958675

27/05/2008

Harding Loevner Funds Inc

Pradipta Chakrabortty;
Babatunde Ojo

-6.56%

-4.35%

-0.45%

HSBC
Global Investment Funds – Frontier Markets

LU0666199749

30/11/2011

HSBC Investment Funds
Luxembourg SA/Luxembourg

Ramzi Sidani; Jennifer
Passmoor

-10.15%

-6.49%

0.31%

Infond Frontier

SI0021401433

16/07/2011

SAVA INFOND Druzba za
Upravljanje DOO

Uros Vek

-13.20%

-6.09%

-0.34%

L&G
Frontier Markets Equity Fund

IE00BD6FX440

 

LGIM Managers Europe Ltd

 

-1.54%

 

 

MSIF
Frontier Markets Portfolio

US61760X8368

27/08/2008

Morgan Stanley Investment
Management Inc

Steven Quattry; Omair
Ansari

7.47%

-2.26%

1.98%

Oaks
Emerging and Frontier Opportunities Fund

IE00B95L3899

25/09/2013

Fiera Capital UK Ltd

Sergej Leon Shkolnikov;
Stefan Bottcher

-21.65%

-8.15%

2.18%

Polunin
Discovery Funds – Frontier Markets Fund II

LU1859550797

14/09/2018

Polunin Capital Partners
Ltd

 

-6.62%

 

 

Sanlam
African Frontier Markets Fund

IE00B3K66W22

18/01/2013

Sanlam Asset Management
Ireland Ltd/Ireland

Peter Townshend; Addington
Jerahuni

-23.34%

-12.27%

-6.43%

Schroder
ISF Frontier Markets Equity

LU0562313402

15/12/2010

Schroder Investment
Management Europe SA

Rami Sidani; Thomas Wilson

-6.13%

-6.22%

1.56%

Silk
– African and Frontier Markets Fund

LU1893618667

24/05/2019

Ipconcept Luxemburg SA

Zin Bekkali

-9.95%

 

 

Silk
Invest New Horizons Frontier Fund

US90470L7174

25/05/2016

Silk Invest Ltd

Hifza Zia; Zin Bekkali

-2.44%

-6.91%

 

Somerset Frontier
Markets Fund

IE00BFMFD755

01/06/2018

Somerset Captial
Management

George Birch Richardson

-13.67%

 

 

T
Rowe Price Funds SICAV  -Frontier
Markets Equity Fund

LU1079763535

24/06/2014

T Rowe Price Luxembourg
Management Sarl

Oliver Bell

-6.82%

-5.61%

2.30%

TCM Global Frontier
High Dividend Equity

NL0010278073

15/11/2012

TRUSTUS Capital Management
BV

Marco Balk; Wytze
Riemersma

-7.80%

-3.61%

-0.52%

Templeton
Frontier Markets Fund

LU0390137031

14/10/2008

Franklin Templeton
International Services Sarl

Bassel Khatoun; Ahmed
Awny; David Haglund

-14.94%

-7.93%

-2.19%

Tundra Sustainable
Frontier Fund

SE0004211282

02/04/2013

Tundra Fonder AB

Mattias Martinsson

7.84%

1.58%

4.78%

Wasatch
Frontier Emerging Small Countries Fund

US9367938191

31/01/2012

Wasatch Advisors Inc

Scott Thomas

13.48%

4.55%

2.74%

Frontier
Market Fixed Interest Funds

Fund
Name

ISIN

Inception
(dd/mm/yy)

Management
Company

Manager(s)

1yr
Return

3yr
Return

5yr
Return

Aberdeen
Standard SICAV I – Frontier Markets Bond Fund

LU0963865083

25/09/2013

Aberdeen Standard Investments
Luxembourg SA

 

-0.25%

2.91%

7.00%

Aktia
Emerging Market Local Currency Frontier Bond+

FI4000185475

07/12/2015

Aktia

Jetro Siekkinen; Timo
Leinonen

0.43%

2.29%

 

American
Beacon Frontier Markets Income Fund

US0245257193

25/02/2014

American Beacon Advisors
Inc

Lars Peter Nielsen;
Christian Mejrup

0.79%

2.88%

6.03%

Global Evolution Funds – Emerging
Frontier

LU0914716807

28/06/2013

Global Evolution Manco SA

Morten Bugge

3.53%

3.66%

7.28%

Global Evolution Funds – Frontier
Markets

LU0501220262

15/12/2010

Global Evolution Manco SA

Morten Bugge

0.36%

-0.10%

3.89%

Global
Evolution Funds – Frontier Opportunities

LU1405032076

21/06/2017

Global Evolution Manco SA

Morten Bugge; Christian
Mejrup

0.11%

0.20%

 

Ninety
One PIF PCC Ltd – Emerging and Frontier Markets Total Return Debt Fund

GG00BGGM2W70

06/12/2018

Ninety One UK Ltd

Antoon De Klerk

2.66%

 

 

NN
L Frontier Markets Debt Hard Currency

LU0990547431

10/12/2013

NN Investment Partners BV

Leo Hu

-2.76%

2.15%

6.19%

Nomura
Frontier Markets Bond Fund

TW000T32F3C3

18/07/2018

Nomura Asset Management
Taiwan Ltd

 

-13.22%

 

 

UI
– Aktia EM Frontier Bond+

LU1669793827

16/11/2017

Universal-Investment-Luxembourg
SA/Luxembourg

 

0.52%

 

 

Frontier
Market Mixed Allocation Funds

Fund
Name

ISIN

Inception
(dd/mm/yy)

Management
Company

Manager(s)

1yr
Return

3yr
Return

5yr
Return

GMM
Emerging Markets and New Frontiers Market Equity

CYF000000069

10/10/2013

GMM Global Money Managers
Ltd

 

-5.85%

-4.53%

-1.97%

Magna New
Frontiers Fund

IE00BFTW8Z27

17/09/2014

Fiera Capital IOM Ltd

Sergej Leon Shkolnikov;
Stefan Bottcher

-18.80%

-6.28%

4.84%

Frontier
Market Property Funds

Fund
Name

ISIN

Inception
(dd/mm/yy)

Management
Company

Manager(s)

1yr
Return

3yr
Return

5yr
Return

UB
EM Frontier Real Assets Fund

FI4000270236

30/05/2018

United Bankers

 

-28.52%

 

 

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