First State Greater China Growth Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP

Name
First State Greater China Growth Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP
Manager
First State Investment Mgmt (UK) Ltd
Type
Open Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0033874321
Sector
China/Greater China
Launched
01/12/2003
OCF
1.08 %
Risk Rating
2
3 Year Sharpe
1.21
3 Year Alpha
2.82
Yield
1 %
Benchmark
MSCI Golden Dragon NR GBP
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. The Fund invests in equity and equity type securities issued by companies established or having a predominant part of their economic activities in the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Holding %
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 6.42 %
Tencent Holdings Ltd 5.54 %
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd 4.30 %
ENN Energy Holdings Ltd 3.89 %
China Merchants Bank Co Ltd Class H 3.50 %
AIA Group Ltd 3.28 %
Midea Group Co Ltd Class A 3.21 %
Sinbon Electronics Co Ltd 3.16 %
Towngas China Co Ltd 3.15 %
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd 2.88 %
Region %
Asia - Emerging 62.31 %
Asia - Developed 37.69 %
Sector %
Technology 36.63 %
Consumer Cyclical 13.94 %
Healthcare 11.75 %
Financial Services 9.40 %
Industrials 9.38 %
Consumer Defensive 7.62 %
Utilities 7.18 %
Name
First State Investment Mgmt (UK) Ltd
Address
EH2 1BB, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
UCITS
Yes
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company

Managers

Sophia Li
Joined 01/31/2013
Martin Lau
Joined 01/31/2013

Martin Lau was appointed Director, Greater China Equities in October 2003 following the merger of the Edinburgh-based Asia Pacific team with the Hong Kong and Singapore Asian teams in September 2003. Martin joined First State Investments in April 2002 as Senior Portfolio Manager, responsible for the management of First State's Greater China and regional funds. In spring of 2007 he was appointed Co-Manager on two funds in the Asia Pacific region. Martin started his investment career in 1995 with BZW in London as part of their risk management team. He subsequently spent six years with Invesco as a fund manager responsible for the Greater China funds, Smaller Companies fund and regional portfolios. 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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