Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 853.55 Day Change GBX +8.30 (0.98%)
Price Date 17 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.92 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.44 Fund Size 48,770,700.00
Launch Date 20/06/2002 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.88 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.44
ISIN GB00B1FRQV53 Min TopUp (£) 500.00

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to maximise total return through dividend yield and capital appreciation by investing in high yielding or undervalued securities of companies in Asia, excluding Japan. Investors should be aware that the Fund's capital is at risk and there is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective over any particular period or at all.

Fund Managers

Raymond Chan
Raymond Chan was born in Hong Kong in 1965 and attended the University of Durham, where he obtained his Bachelors degree in Economics. He gained an MA in Finance and Investment from the University of Exeter in 1989. Raymond has been a fund manager for almost 20 years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He started his career in with Sun Hung Kai and Co and moved into investment management in 1990 with Ivory & Sime Asia. Raymond is currently chief investment officer, Asia and Pacific with RCM-Allianz Global Investors in Hong Kong and is chairman of the Balanced Investment Committee. He manages the ARCM Asia Pacific fund and ARCM Korea fund where he uses a bottom up approach to investing and also manages the ARCM High Dividend Asia fund. Outside of fund management, Raymond enjoys tennis as a way of relaxing.
Yuming Pan
Pan Yu Ming is currently a senior portfolio manager, with responsibilities for Far East ex Japan portfolios. He is also a member of the regional equity portfolio management team. He joined the group as an analyst in 1999, covering Thailand and the utilities/energy sector. He then became the lead portfolio manager for the Singapore balanced funds, as well as the Singapore country fund and the Malaysia country fund in the Singapore office. His last position with us was the Portfolio Manager in the Hong Kong office responsible for the Allianz Greater China Dynamic Fund and the Allianz China A-Shares Fund. He also co-managed the Allianz Little Dragons Fund and the Allianz Emerging Asia Equity Fund. He left the group in 2010 and rejoins in 2013. Prior to re-joining us, he was the lead manager of the Greater China Absolute Return hedge fund, and managed the research process for CSOP Asset Management, Hong Kong. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business in 1997 and received a Master of Business in 1999, both from Nanyang Technological University. He has also completed the examination by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) in 2000, and received his CFA charter in 2003.