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Schroder ISF Asian Total Return

Ranked 3 out of 6 in - Emerging Market Equity Including Asia over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Lee King Fuei

Lee King Fuei graduated from the London School of Economics with a BSc in economics and has an M.Phil in economics from Cambridge University. He started his career with Schroders as a graduate trainee in 1999 and in 2000 he was promoted to manager. Lee King became an associate director in 2005 and in 2006 he was promoted to director. He is currently an Asian equities fund manager and is also a specialist fund manager for the Asian dividend income funds. Lee King is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the CFA institute. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).

Robin Parbrook

Robin Parbrook graduated from Edinburgh University with an MA in economics. He started his career in 1990 with Schroders as an analyst for the Far East team in London. In 1992 he went to Hong Kong where he worked as an Asian fund manager and managed a combination of institutional funds and unit trusts. Robin returned to the London office in 1998 where he managed specialist Asian portfolios and in 2000 he became the deputy CIO of Pacific ex Japan equities in Singapore. In 2002 Robin joined the Hong Kong office where he was the head of Hong Kong equities and head of the greater China team. Since 2005 he has been head of the Asia ex Japan equity fund management team.

Objective

The Fund aims to provide capital growth and income by investing in equity and equity related securities of Asia Pacific companies. The Fund also aims to offer a degree of capital preservation through the use of financial derivative instruments.At least two-thirds of the Fund's assets (excluding cash) will invest in Asia Pacific equities. The Fund may invest directly in China B-Shares and China H-Shares and may invest up to 10% of its assets in China A-Shares through Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect.

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Performance

Emerging Market Equity Including Asia over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 10.8% 5.5% 3.1%
2016 28.0% 5.4% 9.2% 13.1% -1.7%
2015 1.9% 11.3% -9.5% -3.6% 4.9%
2014 12.9% 1.8% 1.5% 5.7% 3.5%
2013 2.2% 15.7% -6.0% -5.3% -0.8%
2012 16.2% 7.5% -1.0% 5.7% 3.4%
2011 -4.5% -3.4% 5.8% -11.2% 5.3%
2010 29.7% 9.9% 0.7% 10.7% 5.9%
2009 59.1% 4.2% 19.9% 17.7% 8.3%
2008 -0.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bulgaria
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Gibraltar
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Iceland
  10. Ireland
  11. Korea
  12. Liechtenstein
  13. Luxembourg
  14. Macau
  15. Malta
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Poland
  19. Portugal
  20. Sweden
  21. Switzerland
  22. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/07/2008
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0378801590

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment700
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • 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).