Pacific Assets Trust

Name
Pacific Assets Trust
Manager
Stewart Investors
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB0006674385
Sector
Asia Pacific - Excluding Japan
Launched
01/01/1985
OCF
1.26 %
Risk Rating
1
3 Year Sharpe
1.07
3 Year Alpha
5.56
Yield
0.9 %
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia Ex Japan GR USD
Fund Size
£ 343.8 million
NAV
285
Gearing
90
Discount Premium
-1
To achieve long-term capital growth through investment in selected companies in the Asia Pacific region and the Indian Subcontinent, but excluding Japan, Australia and New Zealand (the Asia Pacific Region).The Company invests principally in listed equities although it is able to invest in other securities, including preference shares, debt instruments, convertible securities and warrants. In addition, the Company may invest in open and closed-ended investment funds and companies.
Region %
Asia - Emerging 68.05 %
Asia - Developed 24.16 %
Japan 6.40 %
Sector %
Consumer Defensive 30.48 %
Technology 19.93 %
Financial Services 19.90 %
Healthcare 9.76 %
Industrials 6.12 %
Consumer Cyclical 5.78 %
Name
Stewart Investors
Address
EH2 1BB, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
UCITS
No
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Douglas Ledingham
Joined 01/31/2018

Douglas joined the team in January 2016 and is responsible for generating investment ideas for the Stewart Investors Sustainable Funds Group across all sectors in emerging and developed markets. Prior to joining the team Doug worked as an analyst in the Stewart Investors Asia Pacific team for three years upon graduation from university. Douglas holds an MA in Business Studies and Accountancy from the University of Edinburgh.

David Gait
Joined 07/01/2010

David Gait is Senior Portfolio Manager with First State Investments’ Global Emerging Markets/Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) team, having joined the company in 1997. David took on portfolio manager responsibilities in December 2005 managing the First State Asia Pacific Sustainability Fund. In August 2008 he was appointed lead portfolio manager of the First State India Subcontinent Fund. In early 1999, he joined the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) desk as Senior Analyst. Having initially covered Korea, Taiwan and the Indian Sub-continent until the end of 2000, he then focused his research efforts on China and South-East Asia. David now covers all emerging markets with a specific focus on SRI and macro research. David holds an MA with honours in Economics from Cambridge University, and holds a Master of Science in Investment Analysis from Stirling University. He is an Associate member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals.

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