iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc) ISIN IE00B4L5YC18, Ticker SEMA

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Strategy of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc)

Investment strategy

The MSCI Emerging Markets index tracks stocks from emerging markets worldwide.


MSCI Emerging Markets (11)

Equity (812) Emerging Markets (52)


GBP 23.09
21.14 52 weeks low/high 28.48
52 weeks low/high
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Risk and fees of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc)


GBP 431 m
Fund size
Fund size category


Physical (Optimized sampling)
Legal structure ETF
Strategy risk Long-only
Fund currency USD

Currency risk

Currency unhedged
Volatility 1 year (in GBP) 20.76% Risk category
Inception/ Listing Date 25 September 2009
Maximum drawdown
since inception (in USD)
Maximum drawdown period 75 Months


0.18% p.a.
Total expense ratio
0.04% Compare 0.98%
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Dividend/ Taxes

Distribution policy Accumulating
Distribution frequency -
Fund domicile Ireland

Legal structure

Fund Structure Open-ended Investment Company (OEIC)
UCITS compliance Yes
Fund Provider iShares
Administrator State Street Fund Services (Ireland) Limited
Investment Advisor
Custodian Bank State Street Custodial Services (Ireland) Limited
Revision Company Deloitte
Fiscal Year End 30 June
Swiss representative BlackRock Asset Management Schweiz AG
Swiss paying agent State Street Bank International GmbH, Munich, Zurich Branch

Tax Status

Switzerland ESTV Reporting
Austria Tax Reporting Fund
UK UK Reporting

Replication, swap, securities lending

Indextype Total return index
Swap counterparty -
Collateral manager Bank of New York Mellon|Euroclear|State Street Bank|JP Morgan
Securities lending Yes
Securities lending counterparty UBS AG|Deutsche Bank AG|Goldman Sachs International|BNP Paribas Arbitrage SNC|Merrill Lynch International|Citigroup Inc|BNP Paribas SA|Societe Generale SA|JP Morgan Chase & Co|The Bank of Nova Scotia|HSBC Bank Plc|Nomura International Plc|Macquarie Bank Limited|Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd.|Barclays Bank Plc|J.P. Morgan Securities Plc|Citigroup Global Markets Ltd|Morgan Stanley & Co. International Plc|Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB|Barclays Capital Securities Ltd.

Performance of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc)


1 year: -13.06%
Performance (incl. dividend)
Return in:
YTD 2019 2018 2017 2016
-15.51% 13.96% -10.37% 24.42% 33.21%
1 month 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years
-8.39% -15.94% -11.99% -13.06% -3.07%

Description of iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc)

The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc) invests in stocks with focus Emerging Markets. The dividends in the fund are reinvested (accumulating). MSCI Emerging Markets allows a broad investment with low fees in appr. 1,404 stocks.

The total expense ratio amounts to 0.18% p.a.. The fund replicates the performance of the underlying index by buying a selection of the most relevant index constituents (sampling technique). The iShares MSCI Emerging Markets UCITS ETF (Acc) has 431m GBP assets under management. The ETF is older than 5 years and is domiciled in Ireland.

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