Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 332.50 Day Change GBX -0.70 (-0.21%)
Price Date 23 Apr 2019 Crown Rating 1
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.00 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 01 May 2018 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector Specialist Fund Size 67,858,200.00
Launch Date 03/11/1992 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 0.94% Annual Management Charge 0.75%
ISIN GB00B9M3RQ49 Sedol B9M3RQ4

Fund Objective

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

Fund Managers

SooHai Lim
SooHai Lim is the Head of Asia ex-China Equities and Co-Manager of various Asia ex-Japan products and mandates, including the Barings ASEAN Frontiers Fund, Barings Asia Growth Fund, Barings Eastern Trust, Barings Korea Trust and Barings Australia Fund. SooHai joined Barings in November 2005 from Daiwa SB Investments (Singapore), where he was country specialist for Australia and Malaysia. Prior to that, he managed Thai and Malaysian equities in Singapore Telecom’s Asset Management department. SooHai graduated from Nanyang Technological University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Accountancy (First Class Hons) Degree and is a member of the CFA Institute.
Eunice Hong
Eunice Hong is the Co-Manager of the Barings Asia Growth Fund, Barings Eastern Trust and Barings Korea Trust. Eunice works closely with SooHai Lim in spearheading research and stock selection in the Korean market and technology sector. Eunice joined the firm in June 2007 from Shinyoung Securities, Seoul, where she worked as Equity Analyst covering Korea. She holds a BA from Yonsei University and an MIS from University of Washington. She is fluent in Korean and English.