Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 176.10 Offer Price GBX 177.10
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +1.00 (0.57%)
Price Date 16 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.92 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 95,081,043.17
Launch Date 28/06/2013 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.75 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 100,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00B7VS8S56 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth on your investment. The Fund invests primarily in the shares of companies which are domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, Asia excluding Japan. Many of these countries are developing countries. The Fund has the flexibility to invest outside of the asset class and geographical focus set out above, which for the avoidance of doubt may include Japan.

Fund Managers

Andrew Swan
Andrew Swan, Managing Director, is the Head of Asian Equities of the Fundamental Equity division at BlackRock. He is responsible for managing several regional equity portfolios, setting regional equity investment strategy and developing BlackRock's Asian investment platform and capabilities. Before joining BlackRock in August 2011, Andrew was with JP Morgan for 17 years. Andrew is backed by a team of research specialists, focused on country-specific markets, with a deep awareness of macro trends. BlackRock believe in having deep local knowledge of the markets we invest in which can be best achieved by having a country research focus.