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Schroder Small Cap Discovery A Acc

Ranked 5 out of 9 in - Asia Pacific Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Matthew Dobbs

Matthew Dobbs was born in Belfast in 1959. He graduated from Oxford University with a BA in history and economics. Matthew started his career with Schroders in 1981 as a UK investment analyst and in 1983 he was seconded to New York. He became head of the investment division in Singapore in 1985 and in 1987 he took over responsibility for managing Pacific equity portfolios in London. In 1996 Matthew was the managing director of Schroder Investment Management in South East Asia and since 1999 he has been based in the London office. He is currently the head of global and international small cap equities and an advisor to the global and international equity team. Matthew has been managing funds for over 25 years.

Objective

This product will provide targeted exposure to smaller companies in the Emerging and Asia regions, which will be complementary to mainstream developed market small cap exposure. The fund will achieve its objective by investing in smaller Asian (ex Japan) companies and in smaller companies in the emerging markets of the world. It will also invest in smaller companies that may be listed and/or domiciled outside Asia/emerging markets, but which derive a significant portion of their business or growth from these regions. The Fund may also invest in collective investment schemes, derivatives, cash, deposits, warrants and money market instruments .

Performance

Asia Pacific Small & Medium Companies over : 30/11/2013 - 30/11/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 3.3% 4.6% 10.1%
2013 11.6% 15.0% -4.8% -2.3% 4.4%
2012 -6.0% 6.6% 3.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/10/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
GBP Cash 4.25
M P Evans Group PLC ORD 2.10
Mandarin Oriental International Ltd ORD 1.97
Hemaraj Land and Development PCL ORD 1.85
PC Jeweller Ltd ORD 1.83
Overseas Education Ltd ORD 1.80
Eclat Textile Co Ltd ORD 1.76
Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd ORD 1.74
Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co Ltd ORD 1.73
Eicher Motors Ltd ORD 1.71
31/10/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/03/2012
  • Share Class size09Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B5NX4423

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment3.25

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).