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BGF Asia Pacific Equity Income A2 USD

Ranked 151 out of 200 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Oisin Crawley

Oisin Crawley, CFA, director, is a portfolio manager, research analyst and head of research within the Asian Equities team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He is responsible for coordinating team research and ideas output, managing regional equity strategies and assists in setting regional equity investment strategies. Oisin also provides research coverage for Australian equities. Before joining BlackRock in 2014, he was a partner at TT International in London, and then Hong Kong, with responsibility for Asia-Pacific within ACWI, along with the development and management of regional equity funds. Oisin started his career at Morgan Stanley in 1999 as a European equity analyst. He earned a BA with honours in Oriental Studies (Japanese) from Cambridge University in 1999.

Alethea Leung

Alethea Leung joined Blackrock’s Asian equity team in 2009, where she is a vice president and portfolio manager of the BGF ASEAN Leaders fund. Prior to joining the team, Leung worked as a research analyst with BlackRock's Global Emerging Market team in London, where she covered Emerging Asian equities. She began her career at BlackRock in 2007 as a member of the Global Fixed Income team. Leung earned a MChem degree, with first class honours in chemistry from the University of Oxford in 2007.


The Fund seeks an above average income from its equity investments without sacrificing long term capital growth. It will invests at least 70% of its total assets in equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan.

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Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -5.7%
2017 17.3% 9.5% -2.1% 1.6% 7.8%
2016 28.8% 3.0% 9.5% 12.5% 1.6%
2015 -5.4% 8.7% -4.8% -14.9% 7.3%
2014 11.1% -1.0% 3.0% 1.1% 7.8%
2013 8.2% 12.6% -7.3% 0.3% 3.3%
2012 21.0% 9.6% -3.9% 4.1% 10.4%
2011 -15.2% 0.3% -2.8% -19.2% 7.6%
2010 28.2% 8.3% -5.6% 10.4% 13.5%
2009 1.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Brunei Darussalam
  4. Chile
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Hong Kong
  12. Hungary
  13. Ireland
  14. Italy
  15. Korea
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Macau
  18. Netherlands
  19. Norway
  20. Poland
  21. Portugal
  22. Singapore
  23. Spain
  24. Sweden
  25. Switzerland
  26. Taiwan
  27. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date18/09/2009
  • Share Class size170Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0414403419

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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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).