Fact sheet: Aberdeen Gbl Emg Mkts Sm Cos

Fund information
Fund name
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies R2 GBP
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Global Services S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund manager
  • Global Emerging Markets Equity Teamsince 12/03/2007
Accolades
 Winner - Emerging Markets
Fund objective
The Fund's investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund’s assets in equities and equity-related securities of Smaller Companies with their registered office in an Emerging Market country; and/or, of Smaller Companies which have the preponderance of their business activities in an Emerging Market country; and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in Smaller Companies with their registered office in an Emerging Market country. For the purpose of this Fund, Smaller Companies are defined as companies with a market capitalisation in the Base Currency of the Fund, as at the date of investment, of under US$5 billion.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Global Emerging Markets Small Cap
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
26.5%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Equity - Emerging Markets
Yield
0.9%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.46%
Fund size
£1,070m (£1,053m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • India14.5%
    Indonesia10.5%
    Brazil10.2%
    South Africa7.3%
    Turkey7.1%
  • Consumer Staples20.1%
    Industrials17.7%
    Consumer Discretionary12.6%
    Materials12.4%
    Information Technology9.3%
  • Indian Equities14.4%
    Indonesian Equities10.5%
    Brazilian Equities10.2%
    South African Equities7.3%
    Turkish Equities7.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.5%10.9%3.9%26.5%38.1%37.6%
Sector1.3%11.7%6.9%19.3%8.6%3.7%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund8.6%26.6%-10.2%5.5%-3.2%
Sector10.3%10.7%-14.3%-1.4%-0.7%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
9.94
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.86
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
0.49
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
15.05
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
9.53
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.98
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.61
Price movement
52 week high13.53
52 week low10.2
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price13.16
Region
1India14.46%
2Indonesia10.53%
3Brazil10.19%
4South Africa7.29%
5Turkey7.08%
6Malaysia6.28%
7Thailand4.67%
8China4.13%
9Philippines3.93%
Industry sector
1Consumer Staples20.14%
2Industrials17.67%
3Consumer Discretionary12.57%
4Materials12.38%
5Information Technology9.33%
6Financials9.12%
7Real Estate9.12%
8Health Care7.39%
9Energy1.61%
Asset type
1Indian Equities14.44%
2Indonesian Equities10.53%
3Brazilian Equities10.18%
4South African Equities7.29%
5Turkish Equities7.08%
6Malaysian Equities6.13%
7Thai Equities4.67%
8Chinese Equities4.13%
9Philippine Equities3.93%
Individual holdings
1GODREJ CONSUMER PRODUCTS3.6%
2GODREJ CONSUMER PRODUCTS3.6%
3PARQUE ARAUCO SA3.2%
4AKR CORPORINDO TBK3.1%
5GPO AERO CENT NORT SPON 3.1%
6DELFI INVESTMENT2.6%
7RAMCO CEMENTS LTD2.6%
8RAMCO CEMENTS LTD2.6%
9EPAM SYSTEMS INC2.5%
Management
Fund manager group
Aberdeen
Fund manager company
Aberdeen Global Services S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund's investment objective is long-term total return to be achieved by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund’s assets in equities and equity-related securities of Smaller Companies with their registered office in an Emerging Market country; and/or, of Smaller Companies which have the preponderance of their business activities in an Emerging Market country; and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in Smaller Companies with their registered office in an Emerging Market country. For the purpose of this Fund, Smaller Companies are defined as companies with a market capitalisation in the Base Currency of the Fund, as at the date of investment, of under US$5 billion.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Global Emerging Markets Small Cap
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Global Emerging Markets Equity Team12/03/2007
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China, South Africa
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies A2 Acc USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.7826
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeV310
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies D2 GBP
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.75%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.2458
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeV309
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies G2 USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.27%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.3657
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF5LC
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies I2 USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.27%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price19.2765
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeV308
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies R2 GBP
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.15%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.1605
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGWRS
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies X2 USD
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.15%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.2122
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGWRT
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Y2 EUR
Initial charge6.38%
Annual charge1.15%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£1,500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.46%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.3341
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGWRU
Aberdeen Global Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Z2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.27%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.0687
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeA1L9
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