Polen Global Emerging Markets Growth

Investment Objective

Our Global Emerging Markets Growth strategy seeks to achieve long-term growth by building a concentrated portfolio of outstanding emerging markets businesses with competitive advantages and the potential for sustained superior growth.

Why Invest in Polen Global Emerging Markets Growth?

  • Global emerging markets growth strategy with a strong emphasis on sustainable earnings growth
  • Focus on companies with high returns on capital and deep competitive moats
  • Concentrated portfolio of approximately 30 high-quality growth companies
  • Low portfolio turnover with long-term holding periods

A High Conviction & Quality Approach

We believe that consistent earnings growth is the primary driver of intrinsic value and long-term stock appreciation. We seek to invest in companies with a durable earnings profile driven by a sustainable competitive advantage, superior financial strength, proven management teams and powerful products/services. By thinking and investing like a business owner and taking a long-term investment approach, we believe we can preserve capital and provide stability across market cycles.

Product Profile

Number of holdings 25-40
Style Growth
Benchmark MSCI Emerging Markets Index

Expertise in High Quality Growth Investing

Damian Bird, CFA
Head of Team, Portfolio Manager & Analyst
11 years of experience

Related Perspectives

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We believe the opportunity for businesses that can provide consumer-relevant products and services in emerging markets is enormous and should persist for years, if not decades.

Polen Capital Management, LLC is an independent registered investment advisor. 

The MSCI Emerging Markets Index captures large-and mid-cap representation across 26 emerging markets countries. The MSCI Emerging Markets Index is maintained by Morgan Stanley Capital International. It is impossible to invest directly in an index.