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Aberdeen Asia Pacific Equity A Acc

Ranked 86 out of 108 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Hugh Young

Asia expert Hugh Young has more than 20 years' experience in fund management and he aims to identify undervalued investment opportunities through detailed company analysis. Born in 1958, Young joined Aberdeen in 1985 after stints at MGM Assurance and Fidelity. In 1992, he set up the group's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore, where he plays a key role in the investment team led by Peter Hames. He was subsequently promoted to head of emerging markets and now oversees the Asian, European, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American markets. Young, a Politics graduate from Exeter University, runs a wide range of funds for Aberdeen, including unit trusts, investment trusts and offshore portfolios.

Objective

To grow your capital by investing mostly in companies in the countries of the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan. The Fund may invest in some countries that are still developing their economies.

Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/08/2013 - 31/08/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/08/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 10.9% 1.6% 2.5% 6.6%
2013 -5.1% 8.1% -5.8% -3.9% -3.0%
2012 18.8% 11.0% -2.2% 4.8% 4.4%
2011 -14.7% -5.5% 1.8% -13.7% 2.9%
2010 31.5% 9.9% -1.0% 11.1% 8.8%
2009 52.5% -3.7% 20.6% 23.4% 6.3%
2008 -25.7% -8.4% -4.7% -10.1% -5.3%
2007 26.9% 2.8% 8.1% 8.3% 5.4%
2006 12.4% 8.7% -9.8% 6.3% 7.8%
2005 41.7% 3.5% 9.6% 15.6% 8.1%
2004 8.9% 2.0% -5.4% 7.4% 5.0%
2003 47.3% -3.2% 16.9% 16.4% 11.9%
2002 -4.9% 18.5% -8.1% -11.4% -1.3%
2001 1.2% -0.5% 3.8% -18.2% 19.9%
2000 -10.5% -1.9% 1.2% -5.5% -4.5%
1999 61.1% 7.3% 31.7% -9.6% 26.1%
1998 -3.2% 9.0% -23.7% -13.5% 34.5%
1997 -37.8% 4.0% 1.4% -12.2% -32.9%
1996 3.1% 11.7% 0.6% 0.6% -8.8%
1995 0.5% -1.4% 1.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/07/2014

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Aberdeen Global - Indian Equity D2 GBP 4.88
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd PFD 4.83
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation Ltd ORD 4.36
Jardine Strategic Holdings Ltd ORD 4.14
HSBC Holdings PLC ORD 3.55
AIA Group Ltd ORD 3.48
BHP Billiton PLC ORD 3.29
United Overseas Bank Ltd ORD 3.22
Rio Tinto PLC ORD 3.14
China Mobile Ltd ORD 3.03
31/07/2014

Registered For Sale In

  1. Bahamas
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date07/04/2006
  • Share Class size813Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B0XWNF82

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment0

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