Born in 1967 in Brazil, Claudia Calich obtained a BA and an MA in Economics from Susquehanna University in the USA and the International University of Japan respectively. Claudia began her career in 1999, as an emerging market strategist for OppenheimerFunds. In 2004, she joined Invesco as head of the emerging market debt team in New York. She then moved to M&G in October 2013. Claudia lists hiking, skiing, biking and gardening among her interests outside of fund management.
The Fund aims to maximise total return (the combination of income and growth of capital). The Fund invests mainly in debt instruments issued by emerging market borrowers, including government, government agency and corporate debt. There are no restrictions on the currencies to which the Fund may be exposed. Derivatives may be used for investment purposes as well as for efficient portfolio management. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, other transferable securities (including other debt instruments), cash and near cash, deposits, warrants and money market instruments.
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