Fact sheet: Baring Asia Growth

Fund information
Fund name
Baring Asia Growth NAV USD
Fund manager company
Baring Intl Fund Mgr (Ire) Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Hyung Jin Leesince 01/08/2012
Fund objective
The objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth in the value of assets. The policy of the Managers is to hold a diversified portfolio of equity investments in Asia including Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Gross Dividends
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
21.3%
1 Year rank in sector
48/172
Sector
FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan
Yield
-
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.
2%
Fund size
£85m (£104m 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.
110
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
TT International Asia Pac Eq50.5%
Baring ASEAN Frontiers45.2%
Hermes AsexJap Eq43.7%
Fidelity Asn Spec Sits43.3%
Veritas Asian42.7%
...more in FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China29.4%
    India17.7%
    Korea14%
    Taiwan12.5%
    Indonesia7.2%
  • Information Technology23.8%
    Consumer Discretionary22.6%
    Financials16%
    Materials9.4%
    Mutual Funds9.1%
  • Chinese Equities29.4%
    Indian Equities17.7%
    South Korean Equities14%
    Taiwanese Equities12.5%
    Indonesian Equities7.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund1.3%14.8%12.2%21.3%21.4%43.7%
Sector1.5%12.5%13.3%17.4%12.6%40.7%
Rank within sector100 / 17953 / 179105 / 17848 / 17249 / 15160 / 118
Quartile3rd2nd3rd2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund9.3%-1.4%9.1%1.8%18.2%
Sector12.4%-6.8%5.5%3.3%19.7%
Rank within sector128 / 17443 / 16652 / 15691 / 14290 / 122
Quartile3rd2nd2nd3rd3rd
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.
3.16
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.
0.94
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.
0.36
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%.
13.81
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.
5.87
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.
0.45
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.
0.82
Price movement
52 week high75.69
52 week low60.25
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price74.2
Region
1China29.4%
2India17.7%
3Korea14%
4Taiwan12.5%
5Indonesia7.2%
6Thailand4.8%
7Hong Kong4.5%
8Vietnam4%
9Philippines3.5%
Industry sector
1Information Technology23.8%
2Consumer Discretionary22.6%
3Financials16%
4Materials9.4%
5Mutual Funds9.1%
6Industrials8.2%
7Consumer Staples5.8%
8Health Care4.7%
9Money Market0.4%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities29.4%
2Indian Equities17.7%
3South Korean Equities14%
4Taiwanese Equities12.5%
5Indonesian Equities7.2%
6Thai Equities4.8%
7Hong Kong Equities4.5%
8Asia Pacific Emerging Equities4%
9Philippine Equities3.5%
Individual holdings
1TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED8.2%
2BARING CHINA A NAV USD4.9%
3SK HYNIX INC4.4%
4BARING INDIA A EUR4.2%
5TUNG THIH ELECTRONIC CO. LTD.3.7%
6WIJAYA KARYA3.5%
7TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO3.1%
8AIA GROUP LTD3%
9MARUTI SUZUKI INDIA LTD2.9%
Management
Fund manager group
Baring
Fund manager company
Baring Intl Fund Mgr (Ire) Ltd
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The objective of the Fund is to provide long-term capital growth in the value of assets. The policy of the Managers is to hold a diversified portfolio of equity investments in Asia including Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia ex Japan Gross Dividends
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Hyung Jin Lee01/08/2012Jin has research and stock selection responsibilities for Korea. He is the lead manager of the Baring Korea Trust and actively involved in managing a number of Asian regional portfolios. He is also a member of the Industrials Global Sector Team. Jin joined Baring Asset Management as an Investment Manager in 2004 from Rhee Capital, a Korean hedge fund company, where he was involved with the management of a long/short hedge fund focusing on Korean equities. Previously he was Head of the Large Cap and Financial Teams at Samsung Securities. Jin’s experience also includes Analyst roles at Salomon Smith Barney, UBS Securities and Credit Lyonnais. Jin holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley (US). He is fluent in English and Korean.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Luxembourg, Macau, Offshore, Peru, Singapore, Sweden
Baring Asia Growth A Hedged NAV RMB
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyCNH
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VR2
Baring Asia Growth A Hedged RMB
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyCNH
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0VR1
Baring Asia Growth I Acc EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.5%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price66.51
CurrencyEUR
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE45U
Baring Asia Growth I Acc Nav GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.5%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price57.73
CurrencyGBP
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeM6DT
Baring Asia Growth I NAV USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.5%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price74.78
CurrencyUSD
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMCDK
Baring Asia Growth NAV EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.76%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price65.96
CurrencyEUR
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeW559
Baring Asia Growth NAV GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.76%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price57.28
CurrencyGBP
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeW558
Baring Asia Growth NAV USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£500
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)2%
Total expense ratio (TER)2%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price74.2
CurrencyUSD
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeW560
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