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Blackfriars Oriental Focus A USD

Ranked 170 out of 200 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Tony Hann

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 investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long term capital growth through investment in global equity markets. The Fund invests mainly in equities and equityrelated securities (such as convertible bonds and warrants). The Fund can also hold some cash. In normal circumstances growth companies from Asian markets excluding Japan will comprise the substantial majority of investments held by the Fund.

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Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018
  • Rank 170/200 Total Return
  • Rank 153/200 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 194/200 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -8.3%
2017 22.4% 11.4% 3.2% 0.5% 6.0%
2016 22.9% 5.0% 10.4% 8.3% -2.1%
2015 -9.2% 4.4% -8.3% -7.1% 2.1%
2014 12.5% 1.2% 2.7% 6.9% 1.3%
2013 -10.1% 11.5% -7.2% -11.3% -2.1%
2012 26.9% 10.4% -1.5% 8.2% 8.0%
2011 -18.6% -7.3% -2.1% -13.3% 3.6%
2010 20.3% 13.7% -8.5% 12.1% 3.1%
2009 67.7% 1.5% 30.9% 21.6% 3.8%
2008 -33.2% -13.0% -4.9% -16.4% -3.5%
2007 34.5% 3.3% 11.5% 9.4% 6.8%
2006 19.6% 11.9% -7.6% 4.9% 10.2%
2005 26.5% 0.0% 5.8% 15.4% 3.6%

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 size42Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B02H5587

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.5

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