Fact sheet: BlackRock GF As PcEqInc

Fund information
Fund name
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income D5G USD
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Chris Hallsince 29/06/2015
  • Oisin Crawleysince 01/07/2014
Fund objective
The Fund aims to generate an above average level of income on your investment as well as maintain long term capital growth. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan. The Fund distributes income gross of expenses.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
8.6%
1 Year rank in sector
56/175
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
£586m (£652m 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.
122
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Templeton Asian Gth37.2%
TT International Asia Pac Eq34.3%
Old Mutual AnEqIn32.5%
Old Mutual Pac Eq31.4%
Old Mutual AnEqIn31.2%
...more in FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China21.3%
    Australia17.3%
    Taiwan13.2%
    India10.2%
    Hong Kong9.1%
  • Financials24.3%
    Information Technology13.4%
    Consumer Discretionary12.2%
    Energy9.2%
    Materials8%
  • Chinese Equities21.3%
    Australian Equities17.3%
    Taiwanese Equities13.2%
    Indian Equities10.2%
    Hong Kong Equities9.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund0.3%-3.6%8%8.6%3.5%37.1%
Sector-2%-4.2%6.6%6.3%5.2%24.5%
Rank within sector33 / 18463 / 18460 / 18356 / 17585 / 153-
Quartile1st2nd2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund8.8%-9.9%5.5%10.9%-
Sector6.9%-6.8%5.5%3.3%19.7%
Rank within sector61 / 175132 / 16784 / 15623 / 141-
Quartile2nd4th3rd1st
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.
-1.05
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.
1.16
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
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%.
15.87
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.
5.23
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.
-0.2
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.
0.91
Price movement
52 week high13.65
52 week low10.41
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price12.8
Region
1China21.31%
2Australia17.32%
3Taiwan13.23%
4India10.21%
5Hong Kong9.12%
6Korea7.89%
7Money Market6.79%
8Indonesia5.84%
9Thailand3.47%
Industry sector
1Financials24.3%
2Information Technology13.41%
3Consumer Discretionary12.16%
4Energy9.2%
5Materials7.95%
6Utilities7.13%
7Industrials6.97%
8Money Market6.79%
9Telecommunications4.19%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities21.31%
2Australian Equities17.32%
3Taiwanese Equities13.23%
4Indian Equities10.21%
5Hong Kong Equities9.12%
6South Korean Equities7.89%
7Money Market6.79%
8Indonesian Equities5.84%
9Thai Equities3.47%
Individual holdings
1TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO4.97%
2AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GRP2.98%
3SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO2.78%
4BANK OF CHINA LTD2.6%
5SHINHAN FINANCIAL GROUP2.42%
6WESTPAC BANKING CORP2.42%
7BHP BILLITON LTD2.35%
8BHARAT PETROLEUM CORP2.17%
9BHARAT PETROLEUM CORP2.17%
Management
Fund manager group
BlackRock
Fund manager company
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Fund aims to generate an above average level of income on your investment as well as maintain long term capital growth. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in shares of companies domiciled in, or the main business of which is in, the Asia Pacific region excluding Japan. The Fund distributes income gross of expenses.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Chris Hall29/06/2015Chris Hall, Managing Director, is a Senior Portfolio Manager for the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. His responsibilities will include Australian related research, regional portfolio management, and working with the team to generate ideas. Before joining Blackrock, Mr. Hall worked for Argo Investment Ltd in Australia where he was Senior Investment Officer, a position he held since 2010. Whilst at Argo, Mr. Hall was responsible for co-management of the listed investment fund, as well as for the research process, stock analysis and all other aspects related to the investment process. Mr. Hall has 25 years' of involvement in the Australian finance industry, and has extensive experience in equity research and portfolio management with a proven track record of outperforming the benchmark for over a decade. Mr. Hall was educated at the University of South Australia, where he earned a Bachelor of Business in 1987.
Oisin Crawley01/07/2014Oisin Crawley is a portfolio manager and Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2014; Partner at TT International from 2009 to 2013,joined TT International in 2005. Prior to joining TT International, he worked as Equity Research Analyst at Morgan Stanley & Co. from 2001 to 2005.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Brunei Darussalam, Switzerland, Chile, China, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Jersey, Republic Of Korea, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A2 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.37
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGNB1
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A2RF GBP
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)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.68
CurrencyGBP
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF3JI
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A4G Hedged EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.85%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.51
CurrencyEUR
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFHPC
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A5 HKD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price95.3
CurrencyHKD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGNA6
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A5 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.29
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGNA7
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A5G Hedged SGD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.69
CurrencySGD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGNA8
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A6 Hedged HKD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price100.97
CurrencyHKD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code10JT
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A6 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.84%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.94
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi code0SFF
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A8 Hedged AUD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.85%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.83%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.61
CurrencyAUD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeF8AK
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A8 Hedged CNH
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price101.39
CurrencyCNH
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFW1P
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income A8 Hedged ZAR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.87%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price90.16
CurrencyZAR
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFNCV
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income C5 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.3
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGNB0
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income C5G Hedged SGD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2.75%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)3.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)3.07%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.75
CurrencySGD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGNA9
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income D2 USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.09%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.04
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeACLT
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income D4GRF GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.26
CurrencyGBP
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE7SF
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income D5G Hedged SGD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.1%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.17
CurrencySGD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF2DM
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income D5G 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)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.8
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeF2DN
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income E2 EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.36%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.38%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.94
CurrencyEUR
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeACLS
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income E5G Hedged EUR
Initial charge3%
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.36%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.32%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.06
CurrencyEUR
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeACLR
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income I2 Acc USD
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 price10
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNNHX
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income X2 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.11%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.34
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE35C
BlackRock GF Asia Pacific Equity Income X6 USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.07%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.61
CurrencyUSD
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeE8FS
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