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12 Throgmorton Avenue, London, EC2N 2DL
020 7743 1000 (Fax Number)
020 7743 3000 (Main Number)

broker.services@blackrock.com

Fund managers

* Will Landers»31-Mar-2006 to Present
Rupert Brandt»01-Apr-2003 to 31-Mar-2006
Emily McLaughlin»01-Jan-1994 to 01-Apr-2003
Eduardo De Faria»01-Jan-1990 to 01-Jan-1994


Investment objectives

The Company seeks to secure long-term capital growth and an attractive total return primarily through investing in quoted securities in Latin America.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 1 / 2 1 / 2
Quartile 1 1

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 0 FE
Crown Rating
(Quantitative)
(Small Sector)

Ratios

  1y 3y
Volatility 19.55 21.49
Alpha 7.67 0.98
Beta 0.99 1.02
Sharpe 0.00 -0.01
InfoRatio 2.37 0.14
R2 0.97 0.93
Quartiles:   1  2   3  4   help with ratios
vs. Latin America»

Performance

performance chart
chart
    1y 3y 5y 12m-24m 24m-36m 36m-48m 48m-60m
-3.3 -6.8 -13.6 -3.4 -0.3 -26.3 +25.9
  NAV -2.5-2.1-8.4-3.5 +4.1-26.4+27.1
  Latin America -10.0-9.5-17.4-5.2+6.2-24.0+20.0
Share Price
 ShareTypePriceDatePrem/DiscDiluted NAVGearingDiv yield
EstimLast pub.NetGross
pdf BLACKROCK LATIN AMERICAN IT GBP UNIT 441.38 (p) 17-Oct-2014 -10.59 484.29 476.76
03-Jan-2014
100 4.15 4.15
Capital structure & income
Share Type Exchange Nominal value Issued Market value (m) Wind-up date Splits News
BLACKROCK LATIN AMERICAN IT GBP UNIT LONDON 10 39,370,000 170.47 n/a n/a company announcements
Share identifiers: TIDM: BRLA; SEDOL: 0505840; ISIN: GB0005058408
Detailed fund information
Fund type flag United Kingdom-registered Investment Trusts
Launched1990
Gross assets£190.7m / $306.9m
Sector Latin America
Asset ClassEquity
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ISA
Savings plan Fund has no Savings Plan 
Annual accountsannual (Click to order)
Last report / accounts19-Aug-2014
Last AGM30-Apr-2014
Next AGMApril 2015
EGM11-Sep-2009
Stockbroker(s)Cenkos Securities Limited
Management contractThe investment management fee has been calculated at 0.85% per annum on the NAV. The Investment Manager is also entitled to a performance fee equal to 10% of any''outperformance of the NAV per share against the benchmark, the MSCI EM Latin America Index (in US dollar terms on a total return basis) plus a hurdle of 1%. The performance fee''is capped at 1% of NAV.
Borrowing limitBorrowing shall not exceed an amount equal to the Company's adjusted capital and reserves.
Continuation / Wind-up provisionn/a
Dividend policyn/a
Investment restrictionsn/a
Reconstruction proposaln/a
Settlement detailsn/a
Tax policyn/a
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Latin America Equity *None Latin America
Largest holdings, 31-Aug-2014
Holding (%) Rank Holding (%) Rank
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA PETROBRAS9.401KROTON EDUCACIONAL SA3.906
ITAU UNIBANCO HLDG SA9.202BRF SA3.507
BANCO BRADESCO SA6.503CREDIT CORP GROUP3.308
AMBEV SA4.604VALE SA3.209
BB SEGURIDADE PARTICIPACOES SA4.505AMERICA MOVIL SAB DE CV3.1010
 Total51.20 
Regional weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Region (%) Rank  
Brazil 63.90 1 63.90% Brazil
Mexico 26.40 2 26.40% Mexico
Peru 6.40 3 6.40% Peru
Chile 1.80 4 1.80% Chile
Colombia 1.50 5 1.50% Colombia
Others 0.80 6 0.80% Others
Fixed interest 0.40 7 0.40% Fixed interest
Net Current Assets -1.20 8 -1.20% Net Current Assets
Total100.00 
Sector weightings, 31-Aug-2014
Sector (%) Rank  
Financials 34.30 1 34.30% Financials
Consumer Staples 19.30 2 19.30% Consumer Staples
Energy 13.50 3 13.50% Energy
Consumer Discretionary 11.10 4 11.10% Consumer Discretionary
Materials 10.70 5 10.70% Materials
Industrials 7.20 6 7.20% Industrials
Telecommunication Services 3.10 7 3.10% Telecommunication Services
Utilities 1.60 8 1.60% Utilities
Fixed Income 0.40 9 0.40% Fixed Income
Net Current Assets -1.20 10 -1.20% Net Current Assets
Total100.00 


All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated using closing mid prices and with net income (dividends) reinvested. NAV total return performance figures are calculated using fully diluted (where applicable) daily estimated NAV figures from Thomson Financial Datastream and with gross income (dividends) reinvested.

 
 
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Jonathan Paul Stagg Mar 30th, 2010 at 02:46 PM

Dear Trustnet managers,Would it be possible to show graphs of the price performance of BRLA please ? Thanks

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wwjd_andy Mar 12th, 2012 at 11:20 PM

5 year nav vs performance doesn't make sense to me...

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Brazilian Equities, 63.90%
63.9000% ofBrazilian Equities
Mexican Equities, 26.40%
26.4000% ofMexican Equities
Peruvian Equity, 6.40%
6.4000% ofPeruvian Equity
Chilean Equities, 1.80%
1.8000% ofChilean Equities
American Emerging Equities, 1.50%
1.5000% ofAmerican Emerging Equities
International Equities, 1.20%
1.2000% ofInternational Equities
Money Market, -1.20%
-1.2000% ofMoney Market

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