The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is one of North America’s leading diversified financial services companies. The RBC Emerging Markets Equity strategy seeks to provide long-term capital growth by investing in companies that are domiciled in or conduct a substantial portion of their business within emerging markets. The strategy emphasizes quality and long-term growth at a reasonable price, combining a fundamental, bottom-up approach to stock selection with a top-down macroeconomic overlay driven by long-term secular themes.
LSV manages a non-US large cap value portfolio that excludes US and emerging market stocks, focusing instead on the international developed markets including Japan, Europe and the UK. LSV uses a quantitative investment approach to choose out-of-favor
(undervalued) stocks, believing these securities will produce superior future returns if their future growth exceeds the market’s low expectations. Located in Chicago, LSV was founded in 1994 and manages approximately $59 billion.
Baillie Gifford manages an International Growth portfolio, utilizing a team approach to portfolio construction based on deep research-oriented, bottom-up, fundamental investing. Baillie seeks to identify companies capable of sustaining above-average growth rates while trading at a reasonable valuation. Founded in 1908, Baillie is located in Edinburgh, Scotland and manages over $175 billion.