Schroders has launched a high conviction emerging markets equities fund, Citywire Selector can reveal.
The Schroder ISF Emerging Markets Equity Alpha fund invests in 40-to-60 highest conviction stocks and is style agnostic.
Citywire + rated Davy is currently in charge of Schroder Emerging Markets fund and Schroder ISF Emerging Markets fund. He was also a founding member of Schroders Latin American team and joined the company in 1986.
Hashmi started at the firm in 2005 and currently manages the Schroder ISF BRIC fund. Hashmi was an emerging markets fund manager at WestLB Asset Management from 1998 to 2005.
The duo will be supported by 45 investment professionals based in London, Asia, Latin America and Middle East.
Commenting on the launch Davy and Hashmi said: 'Emerging markets are currently benefiting from rapid industrialisation, urbanisation, the adoption of new technologies and strong global growth.
'Using our extensive analytical resources we have been able to identify opportunities across many sectors and countries.'