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Samuel Vecht

BlackRock Investment Managemen, BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
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Manager profile
Samuel Vecht, CFA, Managing director and portfolio manager, is Head of the Emerging Europe & Frontiers team within the Fundamental Active Equity division of BlackRock's Active Equities Group. He is responsible for managing long-only and long/short portfolios in both Emerging and Frontier markets. Mr. Vecht's service with the firm dates back to 2000, including his years with Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM), which merged with BlackRock in 2006. Mr. Vecht earned a BSc degree, with honours, in international relations and history from the London School of Economics.
Total return for Samuel Vecht
Rolling Alpha Quartile: Discrete three year periods
Rolling Alpha Quartile shows a manager's alpha score in quartile terms, plotting his or her risk adjusted performance against all other managers in the UT & OEICs universe. The best managers are those who are consistently ranked in the first or second quartile.
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Discrete calendar year performance : Samuel Vecht

Manager career performance
Discrete performance
  0-12m 12-24m 24-36m 36-48m 48-60m 60-72m 72-84m 84-96m 96-108m 108-120m
Samuel Vecht 2.3 19.3 -12.7 22.3 -20.1 16.9 3.0 25.4 11.0 -6.8
Peer Group Composite 2.6 10.9 -12.0 20.5 -8.5 6.7 2.0 23.3 5.7 -6.4
Over / Under -0.3 8.4 -0.7 1.8 -11.6 10.2 1.0 2.1 5.3 -0.4
Performance vs peer group composite: Samuel Vecht
How a manager matches up against their peers gives you some idea of how talented they are. Very few managers perform equally well in rising and falling markets, so knowing which type of market a manager is capable of performing well within is also important.
Overall markets
Outperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 10
Overall markets
Underperformed peer group composite
4 years
out of a possible 10
Rising markets
Outperformed peer group composite
6 years
out of a possible 7
Falling markets
Outperformed peer group composite
0 years
out of a possible 3
Funds currently managed
Fund Sole/Co-managed Sector Periods
BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust plc Co-managed IT Global Emerging Markets since Dec 17 2010 to present
BlackRock SF Emerging Markets Equity Strategies Co-managed FO Equity - Emerging Markets since Sep 18 2015 to present
BlackRock Latin American IT Co-managed IT Latin America since Dec 24 2018 to present
BlackRock Asia Pacific Absolute Return Co-managed FO Absolute Return since Apr 01 2020 to present
BlackRock GF Latin American Co-managed IA Latin America since Sep 01 2022 to present
Funds managed previously
Fund Periods
BlackRock Greater Europe IT since Sep 20 2004 to Nov 30 2022
BlackRock GF Emerging Europe since Apr 01 2009 to fund close
BlackRock SF Emerging Markets Absolute Return since Nov 15 2012 to fund close
BlackRock Emerging Markets Absolute Alpha since Feb 26 2015 to fund close
BlackRock BGF Emerging Markets since Apr 01 2009 to Apr 14 2011
BlackRock Emerging Markets since Apr 01 2009 to Apr 14 2011
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