Helene Williamson has over 17 years of experience in the financial industry. She is head of emerging market debt at First State Investments and has been managing First State Emerging Markets Bond funds since 2011. Helene uses a fundamental investment style. Previously, she worked at F&C Asset Management. Helene studied finance at the Wharton School of Finance in Philadelphia, and outside of work she enjoys skiing.
The Fund aims to achieve an investment return from income and capital appreciation.The Fund primarily invests in debt securities issued or guaranteed by governments, financial institutions or companies in Emerging Markets. The Fund may also invest in securities economically linked to Emerging Markets. The majority of the Fund will be invested in debt securities denominated in US dollars. The Fund will invest at least 80 per cent of its net assets in bonds and other debt securities issued or guaranteed by governments of Emerging Markets or their agencies, and by companies established or having significant operations in Emerging Markets.
- United Kingdom