Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 365.00 Day Change GBX +2.20 (0.61%)
Price Date 21 Feb 2018 Crown Rating 2
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.20 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.95 Fund Size 124,200,000.00
Launch Date 03/11/1992 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.75 Sector Specialist
Min Investment (£) 10,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.95
ISIN GB00B8DD3Y69 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
HyungJin Lee is Head of Asian Equities at Barings and takes the lead role in managing investment and research activities across the Asia ex Japan region. Jin has responsibility for managing a number of regional products and mandates, including the Baring Asia Growth Fund, the Baring Eastern Trust and the Baring Korea Trust. Jin was born in the Korean capital Seoul, but spent a large part of his youth on the west coast of the United States after his parents moved to the San Francisco Bay Area when he was a teenager. After successfully completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley, Jin moved back to Korea, where he landed a role as a sell-side analyst in Korea’s burgeoning Financial Services sector.