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ASI Asia Pacific Equity I

Bestinvest LogoInvests in the Asia Pacific region ex Japan with a large company bias.

PRICE (INC)

163.42p

PRICE (ACC)

357.48p

INITIAL CHARGE

0%

ANNUAL MANAGEMENT CHARGE

1%

ONGOING CHARGE

1.18%

YIELD

0.5%

1 YEAR
-7.73%

Prices as at 10 Aug 2022.

We don’t currently provide commentary on this fund.

Past performance is not an indication of future performance.

Capital at risk.

The fund aims to achieve long term capital growth by investing in companies that are based or carry out a significant portion of their activities in the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan. The portfolio is run by an experienced Aberdeen Asian Equities team. The fund has bias to good quality companies with strong balance sheets and rigourous corporate governance practices.

Fund summary

SectorAsia Pacific Excluding Japan
StructureOEIC
LaunchedJuly 2006
Size£935m
Yield0.5%
Charging BasisIncome
Dividends paid31 Oct

Charges

Standard Initial Charge0%
Initial Charge Via BestInvest0%
Additional Bid/Offer Spread0%
Annual Management Charge1%
Ongoing Charges Figure1.18%

Investment Process

Simplicity and clarity are the two guiding elements behind the team-based investment process. The manager and the team follow a long-term team-based approach, picking believed-to-be best companies in each sector. The team does many site visits, regularly meets management and does rigourous due-diligence work. The aim is to find new high quality regional companies with strong financials, robust corporate governance policies, treating minority shareholders well. The team must reach a consensus before a stock is included into a portfolio. Turnover at 10-15% p.a. has been low throughout most of the fund’s life, consisting mainly of topping and tailing, with very few names entering and leaving the portfolio. The solid team of over 40 investment professionals across six locations (Singapore, Sydney, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong and Tokyo) has Hugh Young as Head of Asian Equities. The entire team strictly adheres to the process, and Young has made sure that the team-based process developed over many years ensures continuity. The latter is one of the key strengths in relation to this and other funds managed by the team.

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