Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 221.63 Day Change GBX +1.45 (0.66%)
Price Date 5 Aug 2020 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.61 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 01 May 2020 Dividend Frequency Semi-annually
Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan Fund Size 58,017,200.00
Launch Date 20/06/2002 Standard Initial Charge 0.00%
Ongoing cost 1.01% Annual Management Charge 0.88%
ISIN GB00BVYJ2G95 Sedol BVYJ2G9

Fund Objective

The Fund aims to maximise total return through dividend yield and capital appreciation by investing in high yielding or undervalued securities of companies in Asia, excluding Japan. Investors should be aware that the Fund's capital is at risk and there is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective over any particular period or at all.

Fund Managers

Raymond Chan
Raymond Chan was born in Hong Kong in 1965 and attended the University of Durham, where he obtained his Bachelors degree in Economics. He gained an MA in Finance and Investment from the University of Exeter in 1989. Raymond has been a fund manager for almost 20 years and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. He started his career in with Sun Hung Kai and Co and moved into investment management in 1990 with Ivory & Sime Asia. Raymond is currently chief investment officer, Asia and Pacific with RCM-Allianz Global Investors in Hong Kong and is chairman of the Balanced Investment Committee. He manages the ARCM Asia Pacific fund and ARCM Korea fund where he uses a bottom up approach to investing and also manages the ARCM High Dividend Asia fund. Outside of fund management, Raymond enjoys tennis as a way of relaxing.
Yuming Pan
Yuming Pan is a senior portfolio manager with responsibilities for Far East ex Japan portfolios. He graduated with a Bachelor of Business in 1997 and received a Master of Business in 1999, both from Nanyang Technological University. He has also completed the examination by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) in 2000, and received his CFA charter in 2003.