Aberdeen New Dawn

Aberdeen New Dawn
Closed Ended Investment Company
Asia Pacific - Excluding Japan
0.85 %
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
1.7 %
MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan NR GBP
Fund Size
£ 254.67 million
Discount Premium
To provide shareholders with a high level of capital growth through equity investment in the Asia Pacific countries excluding Japan. In addition, it is the Investment policy of the Company to invest in no more than 15% of its gross assets in other listed investment companies (including listed investment trusts).
Holding %
AS SICAV I Indian Equity A Acc GBP 10.35 %
AS SICAV I China A Share Eq Z Acc USD 5.84 %
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred 5.32 %
Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.04 %
Jardine Strategic Holdings Ltd 4.12 %
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 3.94 %
PT Bank Central Asia Tbk 3.27 %
AIA Group Ltd 3.11 %
Ayala Land Inc 2.97 %
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd 2.91 %
Region %
Asia - Emerging 47.92 %
Asia - Developed 38.73 %
United Kingdom 8.38 %
Sector %
Financial Services 25.35 %
Technology 20.95 %
Basic materials 10.94 %
Industrials 9.87 %
Real Estate 8.40 %
Consumer Defensive 7.19 %
Healthcare 6.72 %
Consumer Cyclical 6.39 %
EC4M 9HH, London, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company


James Thom
Joined 08/02/2010

James Thom is a Senior Investment Manager on the Asian Equities Team. James joined Aberdeen in 2010 from Actis, an Emerging Markets Private Equity firm, based in Singapore and covering Southeast Asia. James holds an MBA from INSEAD, an MA from Johns Hopkins University and a BSc from University College London.

Christopher Wong
Joined 01/01/2001

Christopher Wong is a Senior Investment Manager on the Asian Equities Team. Chris joined Aberdeen in 2001 in the Private Equity Team and transferred to the Asian Equities Team in 2002. Previously, Chris worked for Andersen Corporate Finance as an Associate Director advising clients on mergers and acquisitions in South East Asia. Chris holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Chris is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and is a CFA® charterholder.

Adrian Lim
Joined 05/01/2000

Adrian Lim is a Senior Investment Manager on the Asian Equities Team. Adrian originally joined Aberdeen in 2001 as a Manager on the Private Equity Team, on the acquisition of Murray Johnstone, but transferred to his current post soon afterwards. Previously, Adrian worked for Arthur Andersen LLP as an Associate Director advising clients on mergers & acquisitions in the region. Adrian holds a BAcc from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is a CFA® charterholder. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Flavia Cheong
Joined 08/01/1996

Flavia Cheong is the Head of Asia Pacific ex Japan Equity on the Asian Equities team, where, as well as sharing responsibility for company research, she oversees regional portfolio construction. Before joining Aberdeen in 1996, she was an economist with the Investment Company of the People’s Republic of China, and earlier with the Development Bank of Singapore. Flavia graduated with a BA in Economics and an MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Auckland. She is a CFA charterholder. CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.

Hugh Young
Joined 05/12/1989

Hugh Young is a Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC and Managing Director of the Group's Asian business. He is in overall charge of active equities, fixed income, property and solutions for the Group. Hugh joined Aberdeen in 1985 to manage Asian equities from London, having previously held posts at Fidelity International and MGM Assurance. He founded Singapore-based Aberdeen Asia in 1992 and since then he has built the company into one of the largest and most well-respected managers of such assets globally. Hugh graduated with a BA (Hons) in Politics from Exeter University.

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