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Aberdeen Global - Asian Smaller Companies D2 GBP

Ranked 5 out of 7 in - Asia Pacific Small & Medium Companies 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

The Fund’s investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund’s assets in equities and equity-related securities of Smaller Companies with their registered office in an Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) country; and/or, of Smaller Companies which have the preponderance of their business activities in an Asia Pacific country (excluding Japan); and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in Smaller Companies with their registered office in an Asia Pacific country (excluding Japan).

Performance

Asia Pacific Small & Medium Companies over : 31/10/2013 - 31/10/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/10/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 11.3% -1.0% 5.9% 6.8% -0.5%
2013 -1.3% 15.9% -6.4% -5.5% -3.7%
2012 28.8% 15.0% -1.9% 5.7% 7.9%
2011 -11.0% -4.4% 3.8% -12.4% 2.4%
2010 46.0% 13.3% 5.6% 17.6% 3.7%
2009 54.9% -3.8% 17.7% 25.6% 8.9%
2008 -15.7% -3.8% -4.2% -9.5% 1.0%
2007 19.7% 8.2% 7.2% 1.6% 1.6%
2006 0.6% -11.8% 7.8% 5.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Guernsey
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Hungary
  11. Iceland
  12. Ireland
  13. Italy
  14. Jersey
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Malta
  17. Netherlands
  18. Peru
  19. Singapore
  20. Spain
  21. Sweden
  22. Switzerland
  23. Taiwan
  24. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/03/2006
  • Share Class size156Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0231459958

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,500
  • Min. additional investment1,500

Charges

  • Annual management1.8%

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