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First State Asian Equity Plus GBP III Dist

Ranked 3 out of 118 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 3 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Martin Lau

Having graduated from Cambridge University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters in Engineering, Martin Lau has progressed from a somewhat industrious education to Investment Fund Management and now has over 10 years experience in the industry. Born in Hong Kong in 1972, Lau started his investment career in 1995 at BZW in London as part of their risk management team. He subsequently spent six years with Invesco as a fund manager responsible for the greater China funds, Smaller Companies fund and regional portfolios. Lau currently manages a range of China and Asia funds for First State. He describes his investment style for many of the funds he runs as bottom up stock selection with strong macro overlay. He also focuses heavily on quality, growth and price. A keen badminton player, Lau also enjoys playing tennis, walking and going to the cinema.

Objective

The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund mainly invests in shares of companies based in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan). The Fund invests in companies which pay a regular and above average income as well as having the potential for long term growth.

Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 30/06/2014 - 30/09/2014

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 8.1% 8.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Hong Kong
  2. Ireland
  3. Macau
  4. Singapore
  5. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date05/06/2014
  • Share Class size03Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN IE00B97LZ362

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment350,000
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.0%

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