Baring Emerging Europe PLC is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Baring Asset Management Limited. The fund invests in the public equity markets of European emerging market countries. It seeks to invest in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It invests in stocks of companies across diversified market capitalizations. The fund primarily invests in reasonably priced growth (GARP) stocks of companies. It employs fundamental analysis with a combination of top-down and bottom-up stock picking approaches, focusing on such factors as growth, liquidity, currency, management, and valuation to create its portfolio. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolios against a customized benchmark based on the FTSE Greater Eastern Europe with Turkey Index, within which Russia and Turkey are reduced to 50 per cent. and 15 per cent. of their Index market capitalizations respectively. It was formerly known as Baring Emerging Europe Trust. Baring Emerging Europe PLC was formed in January 1994 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.