iShares Pacific ex Japan Equity Index Fund (UK) D Acc

Asian Equities

This unit trust invests in the predominantly large and medium-sized companies that are constituents of the FTSE World Asia-Pacific ex Japan index. Of around 550 holdings, the top 10 account for 29 per cent of assets. They are situated mainly in Australia (30 per cent of assets), South Korea (23 per cent), Taiwan (17 per cent) and Hong Kong (16 per cent). Ongoing charges are 0.18 per cent.See all Money Observer rated funds
iShares Pacific ex Japan Equity Index Fund (UK) D Acc
BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Unit Trust
Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
0.13 %
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
2.9 %
FTSE Custom Dev AP exJPN NetTax MidDay
The aim of the Fund is to seek to achieve capital growth for investors by tracking closely the performance of the FTSE World Asia-Pacific ex-Japan Index by investing in companies in the Index. Investment will be made directly into constituent companies and via other transferable securities giving exposure to such companies. The Fund may also invest in permitted money-market instruments, permitted deposits, and units in collective investment schemes. Derivatives and forward transactions may be used for the purposes of efficient portfolio management.
Holding %
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 5.36 %
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 5.18 %
AIA Group Ltd 3.40 %
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 2.48 %
BHP Group Ltd 2.26 %
Westpac Banking Corp 1.77 %
CSL Ltd 1.75 %
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 1.50 %
National Australia Bank Ltd 1.40 %
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd 1.13 %
Region %
Asia - Developed 57.26 %
Australasia 30.03 %
Asia - Emerging 11.94 %
Sector %
Financial Services 26.63 %
Technology 20.67 %
Basic materials 10.12 %
Industrials 8.50 %
Real Estate 7.87 %
Consumer Cyclical 7.15 %
Consumer Defensive 5.39 %
BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
EC2N 2DL, London, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Unit Trust


Kieran Doyle
Joined 03/14/2016

Kieran Doyle, CFA, Vice President and portfolio manager, is a member of BlackRock's Institutional Index Equity team. Mr. Doyle's service with the firm dates back to 2004, including his years with Barclays Global Investors (BGI), which merged with BlackRock in 2009. At BGI, he was a portfolio manager in the Institutional Index Equity team. Prior to joining BGI, he was with KPMG. Mr. Doyle earned a master's degree in economics and finance from Bristol University in 2000.

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