Fact sheet: Baillie Gifford Devd Asia Pac

Fund information
Fund name
Baillie Gifford Developed Asia Pacific B Acc
Fund manager company
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Iain Campbellsince 30/09/2014
Fund objective
The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term through investment, whether direct or indirect, in any economic sectors of any of the markets included in the MSCI Pacific Index or any successor or substitute index, in each case as modified from time to time, but with the ability also to invest up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits. Note: The markets currently included in the MSCI Pacific Index are Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and Singapore.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Pacific
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
41.8%
1 Year rank in sector
3/5
Sector
UT Asia Pacific Including Japan
Yield
1%
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.
0.69%
Fund size
£119m (£99m 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.
118
Mid price
471.9
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Invesco Perp Pacific44.7%
Aberdeen Asia Pcfc & Jpn Eqty42.8%
Baillie Gifford Devd Asia Pac41.8%
Smith & Williamson Far Estn IandG37%
SJP Asia Pacific36.4%
...more in UT Asia Pacific Including Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan64.7%
    Australia16.1%
    Hong Kong11%
    Singapore7.1%
    Money Market1.1%
  • No data available.
  • Japanese Equities64.7%
    Australian Equities16.1%
    Hong Kong Equities11%
    Singapore Equities7.1%
    Money Market1.1%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund7.3%0.1%15.9%41.8%64%93.8%
Sector6%-0.5%12.5%40.5%44.6%66.4%
Rank within sector3 / 74 / 72 / 63 / 51 / 52 / 5
Quartile2nd3rd2nd3rd1st2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund5.1%27%13.6%7.6%11.3%
Sector4.6%26.4%3.1%5.6%7.6%
Rank within sector7 / 72 / 51 / 53 / 53 / 5
Quartile4th2nd1st3rd3rd
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.
4.64
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.
0.96
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.
0.94
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%.
13.08
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.
4.2
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.
0.97
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.
0.89
Price movement
52 week high477.7
52 week low315
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price471.9
Region
1Japan64.7%
2Australia16.1%
3Hong Kong11%
4Singapore7.1%
5Money Market1.1%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1Japanese Equities64.7%
2Australian Equities16.1%
3Hong Kong Equities11%
4Singapore Equities7.1%
5Money Market1.1%
Individual holdings
1BG JAPANESE SMALLER COS FUND8.6%
2SHIMANO INC4.2%
3MS&AD INSURANCE GROUP HLDGS INC4.1%
4UNITED OVERSEAS BANK3.8%
5SHISEIDO CO3.7%
6DENSO CORP3.4%
7BRIDGESTONE CORP3.3%
8SMC CORP3.3%
9ADVANTEST CORP3.2%
Management
Fund manager group
Baillie Gifford
Fund manager company
Baillie Gifford
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The objective is to produce attractive returns over the long term through investment, whether direct or indirect, in any economic sectors of any of the markets included in the MSCI Pacific Index or any successor or substitute index, in each case as modified from time to time, but with the ability also to invest up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits. Note: The markets currently included in the MSCI Pacific Index are Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand and Singapore.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Pacific
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Iain Campbell30/09/2014Iain Campbell joined Baillie Gifford in 2004 after a short period with Goldman Sachs. After completing Baillie Gifford’s 3-year investment graduate programme he has focussed on the Developed Asia investment markets and is now the lead portfolio manager on the Developed Asia strategy team. Iain is also a senior member of a significant Baillie Gifford international equity strategy team where he acts as a key decision maker. Iain graduated with a BA in Modern History from Oxford University in 2000.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Baillie Gifford Developed Asia Pacific A Acc
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.54%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.53%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price433.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeBB73
Baillie Gifford Developed Asia Pacific B Acc
Initial charge1%
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.69%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price471.9
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeB037
Baillie Gifford Developed Asia Pacific B Inc
Initial charge1%
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.69%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.69%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price450.5
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJOTH
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