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St James's Place Worldwide Opportunities

Ranked 57 out of 331 in - Global Equities over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Jonathan Asante

Jonathan Asante started his career as a teacher at the London School of Economics whilst doing postgraduate research. He then joined NatWest Group where he was an assistant researcher. In 1995 he joined Framlington where he was a global emerging markets fund manager and group economist. After a nine year stint at Framlington he joined First State Investments as a senior analyst and became head of global emerging market equities after several years of co-managing GEM portfolios with Angus Tulloch.

Chad Clark

George Loening

Richard Rooney


The investment objective is to provide capital appreciation through investment in a portfolio of quoted securities on a worldwide basis. The fund will be invested primarily in global equities but may also invest in cash-based investments.


Global Equities over : 31/10/2014 - 31/10/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 7.4% -6.0% -4.6%
2014 9.5% -0.1% 1.0% 0.3% 8.2%
2013 25.8% 17.4% 1.9% 0.5% 4.7%
2012 13.1% 9.6% -3.5% 5.1% 1.8%
2011 -10.2% 2.2% -0.5% -16.1% 5.4%
2010 23.1% 12.6% -8.4% 6.6% 12.0%
2009 25.8% -10.9% 12.6% 25.8% -0.3%
2008 -27.0% -4.5% -11.1% -6.9% -7.6%
2007 -0.9% -4.6% -5.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Henkel & Co KGaA AG ORD 3.35
Nestle SA ORD 2.20
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc ORD 1.77
Heineken Holding NV ORD 1.77
O'Reilly Automotive Inc ORD 1.73
Publicis Groupe SA ORD 1.72
Oracle Corp ORD 1.71
BB&T Corp ORD 1.68
Markel Corp ORD 1.67

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/01/2007
  • Share Class size795Mn
  • Base currencyGBP

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,500
  • Min. additional investment50


  • Annual management1.84%
  • Initial investment5

Related News

Asante to remain on SJP funds 'beyond 2016'

St James's Place has confirmed its relationship with Jonathan Asante will remain in place for some time following news he was standing down from his giant First State funds.

SJP soft-closes Asante and Wood funds

St James’s Place has shut its portfolios run by First State’s Jonathan Asante and JO Hambro’s John Wood to new money.

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