Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 625.80 Day Change GBX +1.70 (0.27%)
Price Date 16 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.92 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.62 Fund Size 38,000,000.00
Launch Date 06/03/1989 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 1,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.62
ISIN GB0008178575 Min TopUp (£) 100.00

Fund Objective

The objective of the Fund is to achieve both an income yield and long term growth of capital, primarily through investment in the Far East and Pacific Basin region, including Japan, Australia and India. The name of the Fund changed from Smith & Williamson Far Eastern Growth Trust to Smith & Williamson Far Eastern Income and Growth Trust on 1 July 2013 to reflect a change to the investment objective and policy of the Fund.

Fund Managers

Jane Andrews
Jane joined Smith & Williamson in 1996 and has managed the Smith & Williamson Far Eastern Growth Trust for over 16 years. She also manages the Smith & Williamson Oriental Growth Fund. Jane’s career began with Midland Bank working on Asian investments for an international pension fund. In 1987 she moved to John Govett to manage the Pacific Income Fund, winning a performance award in 1988. A tenure at CIM fund managers, where she ran dedicated Japanese & Asian pension funds, preceded her career at Smith & Williamson. Jane is also involved in the monthly strategy meetings advising on Far Eastern Markets.