Quick Stats

Mid Price GBX 222.86 Day Change GBX -0.29 (-0.13%)
Price Date 14 Jun 2019 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Acc. Yield 0.80 %
Last Ex-Dividend Date 08 March 2019 Dividend Frequency Annually
Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan Fund Size 465,721,139.87
Launch Date 31/10/1990 Standard Initial Charge 3.75%
Ongoing cost 1.67% Annual Management Charge 1.50%
ISIN GB0001441137 Sedol 0144113

Fund Objective

The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested.The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in shares of companies in Asia, with the exclusion of Japan, or companies that have significant operations in Asia, excluding Japan.The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.

Fund Managers

George Gosden
George Gosden joined the company in 2010 as a senior portfolio manager. He is the Deputy Head of Asia ex Japan Equities team and has research responsibility for the technology sector and the markets of Taiwan and Korea. He also manages the Threadneedle (Lux) Asian Equity Income fund and a number of institutional portfolios.Before joining the company, George was a director at Insight Investment, where he managed retail and institutional funds for the Asia and international equity teams. He previously managed Asia equities at Clerical Medical and Equitable Life.George has MA in economic development and international trade and a BA in economics from the University of Nottingham.
Soo Nam Ng
Mr Ng joined Threadneedle Investments in October 2013 as Head of Asian Equities based in Singapore. He is responsible for building the investment process in Singapore and expanding the firm’s offering for Asian investors. Currently he supports the team on research for stocks listed in Hong Kong.Before joining Threadneedle Mr Ng was Chief Investment Officer at Nikko Asset Management. Mr Ng has extensive experience in the industry and prior to this he was Chief Investment Officer at Mirae Asset Global Investment Management and a fund manager at Schroder Investment Management.He has an Economics degree from the University of Adelaide in Australia and is a CFA Charterholder.?