Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 355.20 Day Change GBX +2.00 (0.57%)
Price Date 17 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.91 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.91 Fund Size 56,600,000.00
Launch Date 16/11/1998 Standard Initial Charge (%) 4.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.30 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.91
ISIN GB0004483433 Min TopUp (£) 500.00

Fund Objective

The fund aims to provide long term growth and is designed for investors who are looking for exposure to equity markets in Asia (excluding Japan) and Australasia. The fund invests predominantly in the shares of companies listed on the stock markets in Asia (excluding Japan) and Australasia. The fund is actively managed by our investment team, who will select stocks to try to take advantage of opportunities they have identified.

Fund Managers

William Malcolm
Will Malcolm is an Investment Director with Standard Life Investments and CFA charterholder. He is responsible for Asian and Global Emerging Market Energy and Healthcare sector stock selection, and portfolio manager for the Asian Pacific Growth Fund. After graduating from Oxford University, Will began his career in 1998 with Standard Life Investments in the UK as an Investment Analyst with the Pacific Basin Equities team before being appointed Global Sector Co-ordinator (Resources) in 2000. He went on to become Investment Director, Pacific Basin equities in 2001 managing a series of funds and performing stock selection and spent 4 years in the company's Hong Kong office. In 2006/07 Will undertook full time studies and achieved an MBA from Sauder School of Business, Vancouver. He rejoined Standard Life Investments in Hong Kong in 2008 and subsequently relocated to Edinburgh a year later.