Fact sheet: BlackRock GF ASEAN Ldr

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock GF ASEAN Leaders D2 USD
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Alethea Leungsince 07/08/2012
  • Andrew Swansince 07/08/2012
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund's assets. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies which are domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, current or past member countries of the ASEAN economic organization.
Benchmark
  • MSCI South East Asia
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
11.1%
1 Year rank in sector
69/175
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.
1.11%
Fund size
£178m (£138m 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.
114
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Templeton Asian Gth44.2%
TT International Asia Pac Eq36.9%
Tiburon Taipan36.5%
Old Mutual Pac Eq36.4%
Old Mutual AnEqIn36.1%
...more in FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Indonesia28.2%
    Singapore25.3%
    Thailand21%
    Malaysia12.4%
    Philippines10%
  • Financials29.1%
    Telecommunications13.8%
    Consumer Discretionary11.1%
    Consumer Staples9.5%
    Real Estate8.7%
  • Indonesian Equities28.2%
    Singapore Equities25.3%
    Thai Equities21%
    Malaysian Equities12.4%
    Philippine Equities10%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.9%-5.7%-11.1%-5.9%-
Sector-1.9%-4.1%6.1%9.3%6.9%27.7%
Rank within sector116 / 184111 / 184156 / 18369 / 175141 / 153-
Quartile3rd3rd4th2nd4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund10.6%-18.5%4.6%2.5%-
Sector8.6%-6.8%5.5%3.3%19.7%
Rank within sector56 / 175163 / 16798 / 15682 / 141-
Quartile2nd4th3rd3rd
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.
-5.03
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.
0.88
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.
-0.01
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%.
13.43
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.
7.15
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.
-0.75
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.
0.73
Price movement
52 week high11.5
52 week low8.82
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price10.64
Region
1Indonesia28.24%
2Singapore25.29%
3Thailand20.95%
4Malaysia12.43%
5Philippines9.99%
6Money Market3.1%
Industry sector
1Financials29.09%
2Telecommunications13.75%
3Consumer Discretionary11.14%
4Consumer Staples9.52%
5Real Estate8.65%
6Industrials7.84%
7Energy5.42%
8Materials5.03%
9Utilities3.7%
Asset type
1Indonesian Equities28.24%
2Singapore Equities25.29%
3Thai Equities20.95%
4Malaysian Equities12.43%
5Philippine Equities9.99%
6Money Market3.1%
Individual holdings
1SINGAPORE TELECOMMUNICATIONS6.44%
2TELEKOMUNIKASI INDONESIA(PERSERO)4.86%
3UNITED OVERSEAS BANK4.68%
4ASTRA INTERNATIONAL4.64%
5BANK RAKYAT INDONESIA4.25%
6DBS GROUP HLDGS LTD3.72%
7CP ALL PCL3.68%
8PTT PUBLIC CO3.65%
9KASIKORNBANK3.35%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to maximise the return on your investment through a combination of capital growth and income on the Fund's assets. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies which are domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, current or past member countries of the ASEAN economic organization.
Benchmark
  • MSCI South East Asia
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Alethea Leung07/08/2012Alethea Leung, Vice-President,is a member of the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Portfolio Management Group. She is a research analyst for BlackRock's Asian Equity team and is responsible for covering ASEAN equities. Prior to joining the Asian Equity team in 2009, Ms. Leung worked as a research analyst with BlackRock's Global Emerging Market team in London, where she covered Emerging Asian equities. She began her career at BlackRock in 2007 as a member of the Global Fixed Income team. Ms. Leung earned a MChem degree in chemistry from the University of Oxford in 2007.
Andrew Swan07/08/2012Andrew Swan, Managing Director, is the Head of Asian Equities of the Fundamental Equity division at BlackRock. He is responsible for managing several regional equity portfolios, setting regional equity investment strategy and developing BlackRock's Asian investment platform and capabilities. Before joining BlackRock in August 2011, Andrew was with JP Morgan for 17 years. Andrew is backed by a team of research specialists, focused on country-specific markets, with a deep awareness of macro trends. BlackRock believe in having deep local knowledge of the markets we invest in which can be best achieved by having a country research focus.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
BlackRock GF ASEAN Leaders A2 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.86%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.84%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.3
CurrencyUSD
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGLUX
BlackRock GF ASEAN Leaders D2 EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.09%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.01
CurrencyEUR
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGLVA
BlackRock GF ASEAN Leaders D2 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.09%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.64
CurrencyUSD
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGLUY
BlackRock GF ASEAN Leaders X2RF USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£10,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.11
CurrencyUSD
Price updated08/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGLUZ
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