28 August 2013
Specifically, we are looking for companies in attractive industries with improving fundamentals and potential for above-average and sustainable rates of earnings growth, when we believe valuations offer us high conviction, upside potential. Unlike many global equity managers, we do not limit our exposure to developed markets. Our approach to emerging markets is to own a diversified portfolio of high conviction ideas with a focus on the most fertile areas for growth—particularly in sectors where opportunities for growth in developed markets is limited, such as consumer and financials.
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What I really love is finding stock ideas where there is inefficiency, where the mosaic of fundamentals is complex, and where we have a real fundamental research edge or advantage.
The following risks are materially relevant to the fund (refer to prospectus for further details):
Currency risk – changes in currency exchange rates could reduce investment gains or increase investment losses.
Emerging markets risk – emerging markets are less established than developed markets and therefore involve higher risks.
Small and mid-cap risk – stocks of small and mid-size companies can be more volatile than stocks of larger companies.
Style risk – different investment styles typically go in and out of favour depending on market conditions and investor sentiment.
Volatility risk – the performance of the fund has a risk of high volatility
General fund risks – to be read in conjunction with the fund specific risks above.
Capital risk – the value of your investment will vary and is not guaranteed. It will be affected by changes in the exchange rate between the base currency of the fund and the currency in which you subscribed, if different.
Equity risk – in general, equities involve higher risks than bonds or money market instruments.
Geographic concentration risk – to the extent that a fund invests a large portion of its assets in a particular geographic area, its performance will be more strongly affected by events within that area.
Hedging risk – a Fund’s attempts to reduce or eliminate certain risks through hedging may not work as intended.
Investment fund risk – investing in funds involves certain risks an investor would not face if investing in markets directly.
Management risk – the investment manager or its designees may at times find their obligations to a fund to be in conflict with their obligations to other investment portfolios they manage (although in such cases, all portfolios will be dealt with equitably).
Operational risk – operational failures could lead to disruptions of fund operations or financial losses.
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Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance
Ratings data as at 31 December 2020 unless otherwise stated.
“Morningstar Analyst Rating™ calculated annually. Silver rating as at 19 September 2019.
Morningstar 5 star rating applies to T. Rowe Price Funds SICAV – Global Growth Growth Equity Fund as at 30 September 2020. The Morningstar Rating is updated on a monthly basis. For the latest ratings information please visit the Morningstar website.
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Scott Berg is the portfolio manager of the Global Growth Strategy.
He joined the firm in 2002 as an investment analyst covering the business services sector after serving as a summer intern in 2001. Prior to joining T. Rowe Price, Scott was the manager of financial planning and analysis at Mead Consumer and Office Products. Previously, he was employed as a business analyst at McKinsey & Company. Scott graduated first in his class from Macquarie University in Australia, with a B.Ec. in actuarial studies and finance.
He also holds an M.B.A. from Stanford Graduate School of Business, where he graduated at the top of his class. Scott has earned the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
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