Director of Barings EMEA trust steps down from Russian bank directorship

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Nadya Wells, a non-executive director for Barings Emerging EMEA Opportunities trust, has resigned as an independent director of the supervisory board of Sberbank of Russia, with effect from yesterday (24 February). The £100.4m trust, which is sitting on a 14.6% discount, holds Sberbank as its third largest company, making up 5.2% of the portfolio, according to the latest factsheet. Sberbank, the most actively traded Russian stock on the London Stock Exchange, plummeted 73% on Thursday following news that Putin launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The bank will likely be subj...

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