Quick Stats

Bid Price GBX 17,316.65 Offer Price GBX 17,415.13
Mid Price - Day Change GBX +19.94 (0.12%)
Price Date 20 Sep 2017 Crown Rating
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.00 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 28,001,132.17
Launch Date 05/03/1998 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 5,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB0096665665 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equities, common stocks and convertible securities issued by companies incorporated in or deriving their profits principally from the Pacific Basin, concentrating on Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan or Thailand or in investment companies investing primarily in such countries.

Fund Managers

Oisin Crawley
Oisin Crawley is a portfolio manager and Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2014; Partner at TT International from 2009 to 2013,joined TT International in 2005. Prior to joining TT International, he worked as Equity Research Analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co. from 2001 to 2005.
Chris Hall
Chris Hall, Managing Director, is a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. His responsibilities will include Australian related research, regional portfolio management, and working with the team to generate ideas. Before joining Blackrock, Mr. Hall worked for Argo Investment Ltd in Australia where he was Senior Investment Officer, a position he held since 2010. Whilst at Argo, Mr. Hall was responsible for co-management of the listed investment fund, as well as for the research process, stock analysis and all other aspects related to the investment process. Mr. Hall has 25 years' of involvement in the Australian finance industry, and has extensive experience in equity research and portfolio management with a proven track record of outperforming the benchmark for over a decade. Mr. Hall was educated at the University of South Australia, where he earned a Bachelor of Business in 1987.