List of Frontier Market Investment Trusts
There are numerous way to gain exposure to Frontier Markets, and alongside exchange traded funds, investment trusts are a popular method for investors to acquire adequate proportions of these markets in their portfolios.
The investment trusts on this page are split into four categories:
Global – these investment trusts have holdings in multiple countries across the globe in order to gain exposure to a wide variety of nations.
Regional – these investment trusts focus on a specific continent or region. Their scope is not as wide ranging as global investment trusts, but are much broader than their country-specific counterparts.
Country-Specific – these investment trusts only have holdings in one particular country, allowing investors to pinpoint the exact nation they wish to be exposed to.
Proposed ITs – investment trusts under this category have been proposed, filed or are almost ready to be launched on an exchange.
In order to make the list, Frontier Markets must comprise of at least 5% of the investment trust’s country allocation.
(last updated: 21st October 2017)
Global Frontier Market Investment Trusts
Investment Trusts that have holdings in multiple countries across the world
|Aberdeen Frontier Markets Investment||GG00B1W59J17|
|Jupiter Emerging & Frontier Income||GB00BDR05757|
Regional Frontier Market Investment Trusts
Investment Trusts that allow exposure into a particular continent or region
|BlackRock Latin American||GB0005058408|
|Eastern European Property Fund||GB00B0XQ3R24|
|PME African Infrastructure Opportunities||IM00B1WSL611|
* Cambria Africa invests in Zimbabwe, which is classified as a Fringe Market
Country-Specific Frontier Market Investment Trusts
Investment Trusts that provide exposure in one specific country
|VinaCapital Vietnam Opp Fund||GG00BYXVT888|
|Qatar Investment Fund||IM00B1Z40704|
(Primary source: Morningstar)