Opportunities in Emerging Markets Small-Cap Investing

By Patricia Ribeiro & Nathan Chaudoin - September 2019

Background

EM small-cap stocks represent a large and growing investment opportunity set. Historically, correlations with developed markets and large-cap indices have been low, and the inherent inefficiencies in EM small caps may offer opportunities for global investors. Nathan Chaudoin recently spoke with Portfolio Manager Patricia Ribeiro about her investment approach to EM small-cap investing and how EM small-cap stocks can be an important part of an investor's equity holdings.

Patricia Ribeiro
Senior Portfolio Manager
Global Growth Equity
Nathan Chaudoin
Nathan Chaudoin
Sr. Client Portfolio Manager
Global Growth Equity

Opportunities in Emerging Markets Small-Cap Investing

Q&A | September 2019

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