Discovering Income Opportunities in Emerging Market Equities

Jun 27, 2018
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Emerging markets have come a long way over the past few decades. While much of the developed world contends with aging societies, emerging markets are poised to benefit from favorable demographics, greater spending power, and improving fundamentals. In this webcast, we discuss our views and outlooks on emerging markets and discuss a unique opportunity for investors looking to diversify their sources of income and return. Discover why we believe:

  • Emerging markets remain an important driver for global growth
  • Emerging markets can provide investors with a valuable stream of steady income opportunities
  • Closed-end funds provide efficient access to emerging markets, which can help generate income and enhance diversification

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Nick Robinson
Senior Investment Manager
Aberdeen Standard Investments

Nick Robinson is Senior Investment Manager on the Global Emerging Markets Equity Team. Nick joined Aberdeen Standard Investments as a result of the merger between Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life in August 2017. Nick joined Aberdeen in 2000 and spent eight years on the North American Equities Team, including three years based in Aberdeen’s US offices. In 2008, he joined the Global Emerging Markets Equity team. Nick relocated to São Paulo in 2009 to start Aberdeen’s operations in Brazil. In 2016 he returned to London.


Rennie McConnochie
Head of Global Banks
Aberdeen Standard Investments

Rennie is currently Head of the Global Banks channel within distribution at Aberdeen Standard Investments. Rennie joined the firm in February 2013 in New York as a Senior Business Development Manager working in the Closed End Fund area. With 30 years of experience in the investment industry, Rennie was previously responsible for the European Equity business and, later, for investment research in Europe for Merrill Lynch. He then became CEO of Bridgewell PLC, an investment bank in London, and before joining Aberdeen, he was a partner at RP Capital, and investment advisory company specializing in emerging markets.