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F&C Pacific Growth

Ranked 47 out of 108 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Ben Akrigg

Ben Akrigg graduated from the Univeristy of Warwick with a degree in economics. He started his career in 1996 with Norwich Union Investment Management (which later became Morley) and worked as a fund manager in the Asia Pacific equities team in Singapore and the UK. Ben joined F&C in 2005 and is currently a fund manager on Asian equities within the emerging markets team and is also a team leader for the Korean and Taiwanese investment teams. He is an associate member of the Institute of Investment Management and Research.

Objective

The fund aims to achieve capital growth through investment in companies based or trading in Asian and Pacific markets excluding Japan. We place particular emphasis on less well-developed markets in the region when open to outside investors. The fund will invest mainly in equities.

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 12.1% 1.6% 2.6% 7.6%
2013 -3.4% 7.7% -7.8% -1.8% -1.0%
2012 14.7% 10.4% -5.0% 4.3% 4.9%
2011 -23.1% -4.1% 0.8% -22.7% 2.9%
2010 14.6% 6.7% -8.2% 8.4% 7.9%
2009 42.9% 1.1% 14.3% 17.9% 4.9%
2008 -39.7% -16.0% -7.5% -20.0% -3.1%
2007 51.4% 7.2% 16.5% 15.4% 5.0%
2006 17.6% 9.2% -6.4% 3.7% 10.9%
2005 35.4% 5.3% 9.2% 10.3% 6.8%
2004 11.2% 4.2% -8.6% 9.3% 6.9%
2003 30.7% -2.7% 11.3% 13.9% 5.9%
2002 -15.7% 11.8% -11.4% -15.9% 1.3%
2001 -3.2% -3.6% -0.2% -24.1% 32.7%
2000 -28.2% 2.6% -3.8% -13.6% -15.7%
1999 59.1% 2.8% 37.1% -11.2% 27.2%
1998 -11.5% 1.4% -25.3% -8.6% 27.7%
1997 -39.9% 2.4% 3.5% -14.9% -33.3%
1996 5.7% 10.0% -0.1% -2.0% -1.9%
1995 3.1% -1.3% 4.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/12/2012

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 5.46
BHP Billiton Ltd ORD 4.16
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 4.05
Commonwealth Bank of Australia ORD 3.11
China Mobile Ltd ORD 2.82
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd ORD 2.76
Keppel Corporation Ltd ORD 2.36
AIA Group Ltd ORD 2.33
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 2.26
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd ORD 2.15
31/12/2012

Registered For Sale In

  1. Chile
  2. Ireland
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date23/10/1981
  • Share Class size27Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0033143115

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment5,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.5%
  • Initial investment5

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