Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 385.10 Day Change GBX -0.20 (-0.05%)
Price Date 24 May 2018 Crown Rating 2
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.70 Fund Size 117,999,200.00
Launch Date 03/11/1992 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector Specialist
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.70
ISIN GB0000840719 Min TopUp (£) 500.00

Fund Objective

The investment objective of the Trust is to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in Korea.

Fund Managers

HyungJin Lee
Jin is Head of Asian Equities and takes the lead role in the management of regional Asia ex Japan products and mandates, including the Baring Asia Growth Fund and the Baring Eastern Trust. He is also the lead manager of the Baring Korea Trust, backup manager of the Baring ASEAN Frontiers Fund and spearheads research and stock selection for Korea. Jin joined Barings as an Investment Manager in 2004 from Rhee Capital, a Korean hedge fund company, where he was involved with the management of a long/short hedge fund focusing on Korean equities. He was previously Head of the Large Cap and Financial teams at Samsung Securities. Jin’s experience also includes analyst roles at Salomon Smith Barney, UBS Securities and Credit Lyonnais. Jin holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley (US). He is fluent in Korean.