Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 114.10 Day Change GBX -1.00 (-0.87%)
Price Date 13 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.23 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.68 Fund Size 214,502,600.00
Launch Date 01/10/1978 Standard Initial Charge (%) 3.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.68
ISIN GB00B1XMSK57 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

To provide long-term capital growth from investment primarily in the securities of companies quoted or trading in Asia (excluding Japan).

Fund Managers

Mark Davids
Mark Davids, managing director, is a regional specialist for Asia Pacific Behavioural Finance and head of the Team with the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities Team based in Hong Kong. In 2007, Mark relocated from London to Tokyo to head the Behavioural Finance investment desk in Japan, and subsequently relocated to Hong Kong in 2009 to expand the process into the Asia Pacific Region. Prior to this he was a senior portfolio manager for European equity team within the JPMorgan Asset Management European Equity Group. An employee since 1997, Mark was previously a pan-European investment analyst. Prior to this, he worked at the European Commission. Mark obtained a B.A. (joint Hons) in History and German from the University of Manchester and earned an M.Sc. in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics. He is also a CFA charterholder. .
Joanna Kwok
Joanna Kwok graduated from Downing College, Cambridge University with B.A. honours, major in Natural Sciences. She has over 16 years of investment experience. Joanna investment career starts in 1998 where she joined the Price Waterhouse in London, specialized in banking and capital markets. Three years later she was transferred back to Hong Kong. In 2002, Joanna left the company and joined JF Asset Management as an analyst of the Hong Kong bond team. In 2004 she was appointed as an investment manager, promoted to regional investment manager in 2005. Currently she is a regional investment manager with the Pacific Regional Group located in Hong Kong.