First State Asia Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP

Name
First State Asia Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP
Manager
First State Investments (UK) Ltd
Type
Open Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB00BWNGXJ86
Sector
Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Launched
24/08/2015
OCF
0.9 %
Risk Rating
2
3 Year Sharpe
1.17
3 Year Alpha
4.89
Yield
1 %
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia Pac Ex JPN NR EUR
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. At least 80% of the net assets of the Fund will be invested in large and mid-capitalisation equities issued by companies that are established, operating or have their economic activity mainly in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan, including Australasia) and which are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide and in equity related instruments listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide which provide exposure to the Asia Pacific region.
Holding %
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 5.93 %
CSL Ltd 4.55 %
HDFC Bank Ltd 3.74 %
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd 3.33 %
ENN Energy Holdings Ltd 3.21 %
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Participating Preferred 3.10 %
AIA Group Ltd 3.10 %
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd 2.97 %
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd 2.74 %
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd 2.67 %
Region %
Asia - Developed 42.94 %
Asia - Emerging 41.79 %
Australasia 5.79 %
Japan 5.02 %
Sector %
Technology 28.05 %
Financial Services 25.17 %
Consumer Defensive 17.32 %
Healthcare 9.42 %
Industrials 8.28 %
Consumer Cyclical 5.59 %
Name
First State Investments (UK) Ltd
Address
EC2M 7EB, London, United Kingdom
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company

Managers

Richard Jones
Joined 08/24/2015

Richard Jones is a Director of First State Stewart Asia, part of First State Investments. Richard has more than 29 years of investment experience in Asia, focused on both company research and portfolio management. He joined the First State Stewart Asia team in January 2010 and is based in Hong Kong. Richard is the lead manager of the First State Asia Opportunities Fund, the First State Asian Growth Fund and the First State Singapore and Malaysia Fund. He is also responsible for managing a number of Asia Pacific Leaders portfolios on behalf of key client segregated accounts. Richard graduated from the London School of Economics with a first class degree in Economics (Government).

Martin Lau
Joined 08/24/2015

Martin Lau is a Managing Partner of First State Stewart Asia, part of First State Investments. Martin has more than 22 years of experience in managing Asia Pacific and Greater China portfolios. He joined the First State Stewart Asia team in April 2002 and is based in Hong Kong. Martin is the lead manager of a number of First State funds: the First State Asian Equity Plus Fund, the First State Asian Bridge Fund, the First State Asia Pacific All Cap Fund, the First State New Era PRC Fund, the First State China Growth Fund, the First State Greater China Growth Fund and the First State Hong Kong Growth Fund. Martin graduated from Cambridge University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters degree in Engineering. He is also a CFA charterholder.

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