Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 86.86 Day Change GBX -0.29 (-0.33%)
Price Date 20 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.13 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 225,563,800.00
Launch Date 15/03/2012 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00B5NX4423 Min TopUp (£) 500.00

Fund Objective

The fund aims to provide capital growth. The fund will be invested in shares of smaller-sized Asian (ex Japan) and selected emerging market companies. The fund may also invest in companies from outside the Asian and emerging markets, if those companies derive a significant portion of their business or growth from these regions. Smaller-sized companies are considered companies which, at the time of purchase, form the bottom 30% by market capitalization of each individual market. The fund has no bias to any industry. We believe smaller companies can provide higher growth prospects than larger companies over the longer term, due to the fact they are typically in the early stages of their development. Smaller companies are less researched than larger ones. We believe that our focus on finding companies that offer sustainable growth patterns and are trading on compelling valuations should reward the fund's investors. The fund may also invest in other financial instruments and hold cash on deposit. Derivatives may be used to achieve the investment objective and to reduce risk or manage the fund more efficiently.

Fund Managers

Matthew Dobbs
Matthew Dobbs joined Schroders in 1981 as an equity analyst, with secondments to both New York and Singapore. He has managed Asian equity portfolios since 1985, and the Schroder AsiaPacific Fund since its launch in 1995. He is currently based in Schroders' London office, and is a Director of Schroder Investment Management Limited. Matthew has a Degree in History and Economics.
Richard Sennitt
Richard Sennitt joined Schroders in 1993, initially as an Analyst on the Japanese Desk, before moving onto the Pacific Basin team at the start of 1997. Since then he has had a broad exposure to the emerging and developed Pacific markets as a regional Fund Manager managing money for UK and North American clients.