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

Asia-Pacific 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. The top 10 holdings, among almost 600 in the index, account for 29% of assets. Most are located in Australia (31% of assets) and Taiwan (19%). The ongoing charge is 0.24%. 

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iShares Pacific ex Japan Equity Index Fund (UK) D Acc
BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Unit Trust
Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
0.12 %
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
3.5 %
FTSE World AP Ex Japan TR GBP
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 6.84 %
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 5.98 %
AIA Group Ltd 3.26 %
Commonwealth Bank of Australia 2.72 %
CSL Ltd 2.54 %
BHP Group Ltd 2.09 %
Westpac Banking Corp 1.61 %
National Australia Bank Ltd 1.34 %
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 1.31 %
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd 1.13 %
Region %
Asia - Developed 56.89 %
Australasia 31.76 %
Asia - Emerging 10.14 %
Sector %
Financial Services 25.54 %
Technology 22.09 %
Basic materials 8.81 %
Industrials 8.55 %
Real Estate 7.07 %
Consumer Cyclical 6.69 %
Consumer Defensive 5.35 %
Healthcare 5.12 %
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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