Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained plc

Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained plc
Martin Currie Investment Management Ltd
Closed Ended Investment Company
Asia Pacific Income
1.2 %
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
3.2 %
Fund Size
£ 146.98 million
Discount Premium
The objective is to capture returns commensurate with Asia ex Japan nominal GDP growth, measured on a three year rolling basis. Nominal GDP growth rates are high in Asia. The Company has an absolute rather than relative investment objective and the manager is unconstrained by any benchmark. The portfolio manager has high conviction, which results in the construction of a focused portfolio, typically 20-30 stocks (excluding derivatives). Portfolio turnover is low with a long-term buy and hold approach.
Holding %
Tencent Holdings Ltd 8.32 %
AIA Group Ltd 7.86 %
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H 5.86 %
HSBC Holdings PLC 5.32 %
Guangdong Investment Ltd 5.15 %
Infosys Ltd ADR 5.05 %
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd 4.99 %
United Overseas Bank Ltd 4.70 %
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd 4.52 %
Woongjin Coway Co Ltd 4.22 %
Region %
Asia - Emerging 55.24 %
Asia - Developed 39.37 %
United Kingdom 5.38 %
Sector %
Financial Services 32.68 %
Technology 30.10 %
Industrials 13.27 %
Utilities 9.12 %
Consumer Cyclical 7.34 %
Martin Currie Investment Management Ltd
EH1 2ES, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company


Damian Taylor
Joined 11/29/2018

Damian joined Martin Currie's Asia investment team in 2013 and has 18 years of investment experience not only as an active equity investor but also with a background in private equity and investment banking.

Paul Danes
Joined 05/09/2011

Paul is the co-manager of our Asia portfolios, including the Martin Currie Asia Pacific and Asia Long-Term Unconstrained strategies. He joined Martin Currie in 2007, initially working with our Japan team before joining the Asia team in 2011. In 2012, Paul moved to Singapore as chief executive officer of our Asian subsidiary, Martin Currie Asia Pte. Ltd, where, in addition to his portfolio-management duties, he conducts local research for Asian markets.

Andrew Graham
Joined 05/09/2011

Andrew joined Martin Currie in 2010 from Sofaer Capital, where he was a partner, and has built a strong record during his 23 years of managing Asia-Pacific equities. Before Sofaer Capital, Andrew specialised in Asian equities in earlier roles at Putnum Investments, Scottish Widows Investment Partnership and Kemper Investment Management.

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