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EMRCX
Emerging Markets Fund - Class C

Class C Details: EMRCX

INCEPTION DATE GROSS/NET EXPENSES1
10/03/03 2.25%/2.25%
Recommend Insights: China Still Investible-If You Know Where to Look
Recommend Insights: China Still Investible-If You Know Where to Look

EM Equity

The VanEck Emerging Markets Equity suite of active investment solutions is led by David Semple, Portfolio Manager, who has over 31 years of dedicated emerging markets investment experience. David is supported by a deeply experienced team of career emerging markets analysts, who are dedicated solely to emerging markets equities.

  • David A. Semple, Portfolio Manager

    • Industry Experience Since 1990
    • Joined VanEck in 1998
    • Bachelor of Law with Honors, University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • Portfolio Manager for the active Emerging Markets Equity Strategy
    • Oversees the Emerging Markets Equity team including company research, stock selection and portfolio construction
    • Joined VanEck in 1998
    • Prior to VanEck, served on the team sub-advising the VanEck Emerging Markets Strategy at Peregrine Asset Management (Hong Kong)
    • Previously, held regional strategy and sales positions at Peregrine Brokerage (Hong Kong)
    • Formerly a portfolio manager specializing in Asian equity markets at Murray Johnstone (Glasgow)
    • Member of the Association of Investment Management and Research (AIMR); member of the CFA Institute
    • Bachelor of Law with Honors, University of Edinburgh
  • Angus Shillington, Deputy Portfolio Manager

    • Industry Experience Since 1993
    • Joined VanEck in 2009
    • Former Head of International Equity for ABN AMRO
    • Deputy Portfolio Manager for the active Emerging Markets Equity Strategy
    • Joined VanEck in 2009
    • Prior to VanEck, headed International Equity at ABN AMRO
    • Previously, several senior roles in research, sales, trading and portfolio management with a focus on the Asian and European markets at BNP Paribas (NY/LA), UBS Securities (Hong Kong) and Hill Samuel/BLW (Edinburgh)
  • Patricia Gonzalez, Senior Analyst

    • Industry Experience Since 2008
    • Joined VanEck in 2014
    • MBA, Loyola University
    • BA, Economics, Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela)
    • Senior Analyst for the active Emerging Markets Equity Strategy specializing in Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
    • Joined VanEck in 2014
    • Prior to VanEck, Financial Analyst at Newgate Capital Management
    • MBA, Loyola University
    • BA, Economics, Universidad Catolica Andres Bello (Venezuela)
  •  Ola El-Shawarby

    Ola El-Shawarby, CFA, Senior Analyst, Emerging Markets Equity

    • Industry Experience Since 2005
    • Joined VanEck in 2017
    • MBA, Harvard Business School
    • BA, (summa cum laude), Business Administration (concentration in Finance), The American University in Cairo (Egypt)
    • BS, Political Science (minor in Economics), Cairo University (Egypt)
    • Senior Analyst for the active Emerging Markets Equity Strategy specializing in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa)
    • Joined VanEck in 2017
    • Prior to VanEck, Director and Investment Analyst at Caravel Management LLC
    • Previously, Private Equity Summer Fellow at Kaust Investment Management Company
    • CFA charterholder; member of the CFA Society Egypt
    • MBA, Harvard Business School
    • BA, (summa cum laude), Business Administration (concentration in Finance), The American University in Cairo
    • BS, Political Science (minor in Economics), Cairo University
  • Dominic Jacobson, Analyst

    • Industry Experience Since 2015
    • Joined VanEck in 2018
    • MA, Chemistry, Imperial College London (England)
    • BS, Chemistry with Honours, University of Edinburgh (Scotland)
    • Analyst for the active Emerging Markets Equity Strategy specializing in technology and healthcare research
    • Joined VanEck in 2018
    • Prior to VanEck, Global Healthcare Analyst and North Asian Technology Analyst at Gavekal Capital
    • MA, Chemistry, Imperial College London
    • BS, Chemistry with Honours, University of Edinburgh