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The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Ex-Date Payable Date Record Date Total Distribution   Income ST Cap Gains LT Cap Gains Return on Capital

Past distributions are not indicative of future distributions.



The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor’s shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted, and numbers may reflect small variances due to rounding. Standardized performance and performance data current to the most recent month end may be obtained by clicking the "Returns" tab above.

Holdings

as of 27-Feb-2015

Holding Weight (%) Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate Notional Value
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NBK

NATIONAL BANK OF KUWAIT S.A.K.

7.16 Financials Kuwait $41,542,453 13,083,663 3.18 Kuwait Stock Exchange USD KWD 0.30 -
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KFIN

KUWAIT FINANCE HOUSE K.S.C.

5.37 Financials Kuwait $31,145,604 11,974,878 2.60 Kuwait Stock Exchange USD KWD 0.30 -
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ZAIN

MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CO. (MTC

4.95 Telecommunication Services Kuwait $28,724,754 14,662,006 1.96 Kuwait Stock Exchange USD KWD 0.30 -
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YPF

YPF S.A. ADS

2.68 Energy Argentina $15,575,564 606,289 25.69 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00 -
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TEO

TELECOM ARGENTINA ADR REPRESENTING

2.59 Telecommunication Services Argentina $15,029,916 669,484 22.45 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00 -
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KMG

KAZMUNAIGAS EP JSC - GDR

2.56 Energy Kazakhstan $14,853,180 1,297,221 11.45 London Stock Exchange USD USD 1.00 -
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BMA

BANCO MACRO ADR REPRESENTING TEN S

2.55 Financials Argentina $14,825,547 292,995 50.60 New York Stock Exchange Inc. USD USD 1.00 -
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NB

NIGERIAN BREWERIES

2.49 Consumer Staples Nigeria $14,437,560 20,888,054 0.69 Nigerian Stock Exchange USD NGN 202.55 -
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GGAL

GRUPO FINANCIERO GALICIA S.A. ADS

2.40 Financials Argentina $13,912,605 671,782 20.71 NASDAQ USD USD 1.00 -
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SAFARC

SAFARICOM LTD.

2.36 Telecommunication Services Kenya $13,718,272 79,357,600 0.17 Nairobi Stock Exchange USD KES 91.40 -
Ticker ISIN SEDOL Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Market Value Shares Price Exchange Currency Market Currency FX Rate Notional Value
Holdings are subject to change.

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 27-Feb-2015
  Kuwait 26.32%
  Argentina 13.04%
  Pakistan 10.71%
  Nigeria 10.68%
  Kenya 8.14%
  Oman 6.25%
  Morocco 5.66%
  Vietnam 3.85%
  Kazakhstan 3.77%
  Romania 3.26%
  Bangladesh 3.17%
  Sri Lanka 2.37%
  Other 3.09%
Show all 13 countries
as of 27-Feb-2015

% of Market Value

Financials

50.83%

Telecommunication Services

16.13%

Energy

12.36%

Consumer Staples

6.70%

Materials

5.90%

Industrials

5.23%

Utilities

1.32%

Health Care

1.18%

Allocations are subject to change.
Frontier Markets insights

KEY FACTS

Net Assets

as of 27-Feb-2015

$580,460,983
Inception Date Sep 12, 2012
Exchange NYSE Arca
Asset Class Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Frontier Markets 100 Index
Index Ticker M1FM100

Shares Outstanding 19,150,000
Number of Holdings  

as of 27-Feb-2015

97
CUSIP 464286145
Closing Price  

as of 27-Feb-2015

30.61
20 Day Avg. Volume   46,330
Premium/Discount  

as of 27-Feb-2015

1.05%
Options Available No

FEES as of 31-Aug-2014

Expense Ratio  

0.79%

PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS

P/E Ratio  

as of 30-Jan-2015

15.77
P/B Ratio  

as of 30-Jan-2015

3.20

Equity Beta  

as of 30-Jan-2015

0.01
Standard Deviation (3y)  

as of -

-

12m Trailing Yield  

as of 30-Jan-2015

3.05%
Distribution Yield  

as of 30-Jan-2015

1.05%
30 Day SEC Yield  

as of 30-Jan-2015

3.59%

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