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Blackfriars Invest Oriental Focus A GBP

Ranked 65 out of 108 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Henry Thornton

Henry Thornton was born in 1963 in Oxted, UK and studied at Bristol University. He has over 15 years of emerging markets investment experience. He started his financial career in 1985 at Thornton Management (Asia) as a fund manager. After this in 1989 he was appointed investment director of Royal Asia Trust Asset Management (Asia). In 1999 he was head of emerging markets at Colonial First State Investments. From 2000 he set up as fund manager and chief executive officer at BDT Invest. Outside of fund management Henry enjoys golf, tennis, bridge and sailing.

Objective

The BDT Invest Oriental Focus Fund invests in Asian equity markets excluding Japan and aims to generate long term capital growth. The Fund is not managed against, nor constrained by, any index. The mandate is "long only" and the portfolio is subject to normal market risk. US Dollar, Sterling and Euro denominated share classes are available. The share classes are unhedged.

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 10.5% 0.9% 2.9% 6.5%
2013 -10.3% 11.2% -8.0% -10.4% -2.2%
2012 26.5% 9.2% -1.0% 7.2% 9.2%
2011 -18.8% -9.0% -1.6% -13.2% 4.4%
2010 19.7% 12.3% -9.4% 12.1% 5.0%
2009 71.5% 2.4% 28.7% 22.6% 6.1%
2008 -34.2% -13.5% -5.5% -17.3% -2.7%
2007 36.6% 3.3% 14.1% 10.9% 4.5%
2006 34.8% 12.8% -1.7% 5.7% 15.0%
2005 15.2% -0.9% 1.0% 14.1% 0.8%
2004 8.9% 8.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Ireland
  2. Italy
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date11/10/2004
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B02H5702

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment8,000
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%

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