Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 350.82 Day Change GBX -0.76 (-0.22%)
Price Date 18 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.04 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 293,525,020.48
Launch Date 04/05/1985 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00BJ04K604 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The objective of the fund is to achieve capital growth. The fund invests primarily in shares of Far Eastern companies, including shares of Australasian companies. The fund may use derivatives (complex instruments) to manage the fund more efficiently, with the aim of reducing risk, minimising costs and/or generating additional capital or income. The fund is actively managed within its objectives and is not constrained by a benchmark.

Fund Managers

Stuart Parks
Based in Henley-on-Thames, Stuart is Head of Asian Equities at Invesco Perpetual and is one of our most experienced fund managers covering the region. He began his investment career in 1985 at Wood MacKenzie as a UK financial stocks analyst. From 1990 onwards Stuart has specialised in the Asian equity markets. In the first instance, he joined London Life as a Far Eastern fund manager before gaining further exposure to the region with Swiss Bank Portfolio Management International and GAN Fund Managers. He joined our company in 1994. Stuart holds an MA in Modern History from Oxford University and is an Associate of the CFA Society of the UK.
Tony Roberts
Based in Henley-on-Thames, Tony is responsible for the management of a number of Japanese equity portfolios alongside fellow fund managers Paul Chesson and Andy Tidby. Tony began his investment career in 1995 as an analyst and fund manager with Clerical Medical after two years with actuarial consultants, Godwins. He joined our company in 2000 to work alongside Paul Chesson, Head of Japanese Equities. He holds a BSc in Mathematics from Southampton University and is a member of the CFA Society of the UK.
William Lam
Based in Henley-on-Thames, William manages the Invesco Perpetual Asian Fund and co-manages the Invesco Perpetual Pacific Fund. William began his career in 1995, joining the John Lewis Partnership, and then Deloitte in 1998, where he qualified as a chartered accountant. In 2001, he joined Orbis Investment Advisory Limited as a global investment analyst, before joining our company in May 2006. He holds an MA in Psychology and Philosophy from Oxford University, an MSc in Music Technology from York University, and is a CFA charterholder.