|Mid Price||GBX 427.24||Day Change||GBX +0.02 (0.00%)|
|Price Date||8 Jun 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Acc.||Yield||1.50 %|
|Last Ex-Dividend Date||01 February 2017||Dividend Frequency||Annually|
|Sector||Asia Pacific Excluding Japan||Fund Size||55,414,600.00|
|Launch Date||01/07/1995||Standard Initial Charge||0.00%|
|Ongoing cost||0.70%||Annual Management Charge||0.70%|
To invest in a portfolio of securities in the markets of Asia (excluding Japan) and Australasia. The current policy is to invest for capital growth without any distribution target.
Ayaz joined HSBC Asset Management as Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific (ex Japan) Equities in January 2003. He is also a member of the Global Investment Strategy Group. Prior to joining HSBCAM, Ayaz worked for Cridit Agricole Asset Management (formerly Indosuez Asset Management) where he managed Asian regional portfolios for institutional clients throughout his tenure. He first joined as an investment manager in 1991 and was promoted to Chief Investment Officer for Asia (ex - Japan) in 1997 overseeing the investment teams in Hong Kong and Singapore. His financial career started with Price Waterhouse in London where he stayed for three years as an auditor. Ayaz moved back to Hong Kong and became an investment analyst at Barclays de Zoete Wedd and then Hoare Govett, where he headed research for Hong Kong Banks and Conglomerates. Ayaz holds a Bachelor of Science (Hon.) degree in Accountancy and Finance from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.