Emerging Global Unveils EM Bond ETFs

February 24, 2014

Emerging Global Advisors broke new territory when it launched three ETFs in mid-January targeting emerging market bonds. The three funds invest respectively in short-, intermediate- and long-term emerging market investment-grade bonds and are subadvised by asset manager The TCW Group.

The new launches include:

  • EGShares TCW EM Short Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (SEMF)
  • EGShares TCW EM Intermediate Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (IEMF)
  • EGShares TCW EM Long Term Investment Grade Bond ETF (LEMF)

All three track indexes from J.P. Morgan that target different duration ranges in the USD-denominated, investment-grade emerging market bonds space, a press release said. The benchmarks include both corporate and sovereign debt. Each fund comes with an expense ratio of 0.65 percent.


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