Fact sheet: FL Asia Pac xJapan Eq AP

Fund information
Fund name
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP 1 Acc
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • AXA Rosenbergsince 30/09/2002
Underlying fund
AXA Rosenberg Asia Pac ExJp
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term. The fund selectively invests in Far Eastern markets (including Australia but excluding Japan), primarily in equities. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
25.5%
1 Year rank in sector
123/222
Sector
PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£111m (£96m 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.
119
Bid price
1927.8
Offer price
2029.3
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
FL GM Asia Pac ExJapan Eq Pn39.8%
LV= Invesco Perp Asian Pn39%
FL Invesco Perpetual Asian AP38.2%
Aviva Invesco Perpetual Asian Pn37.7%
FL Invesco Perp Asian Pn37.5%
...more in PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China22.5%
    Australia17.8%
    Korea14.3%
    Hong Kong14.3%
    Taiwan10.8%
  • Financials45.3%
    Technology12.2%
    Consumer Goods9.4%
    Industrials7.8%
    Utilities7.3%
  • Chinese Equities22.5%
    Australian Equities17.8%
    South Korean Equities14.3%
    Hong Kong Equities14.3%
    Taiwanese Equities10.8%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-4%-1.2%20.4%25.5%22.1%39.3%
Sector-3.1%0.9%19.7%25.4%28.4%47%
Rank within sector166 / 227168 / 225121 / 224123 / 222168 / 209148 / 190
Quartile3rd3rd3rd3rd4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund23.7%-7.2%7.7%-0.7%16.8%
Sector24%-3.6%8.3%0.7%16.6%
Rank within sector140 / 222180 / 220121 / 209143 / 206117 / 190
Quartile3rd4th3rd3rd3rd
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.
-1.89
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.
1.04
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.
0.25
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%.
15.44
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.
3.85
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.
-0.43
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.
0.94
Price movement
52 week high2121.9
52 week low1403
Current bid price1927.8
Current offer price2029.3
Current mid price-
Region
1China22.51%
2Australia17.78%
3Korea14.34%
4Hong Kong14.29%
5Taiwan10.78%
6India7.62%
7Others4.9%
8Thailand4%
9Singapore2.43%
Industry sector
1Financials45.34%
2Technology12.17%
3Consumer Goods9.41%
4Industrials7.8%
5Utilities7.26%
6Telecommunications5.3%
7Consumer Services5.22%
8Basic Materials4.46%
9Others1.67%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities22.51%
2Australian Equities17.78%
3South Korean Equities14.34%
4Hong Kong Equities14.29%
5Taiwanese Equities10.78%
6Indian Equities7.62%
7International Equities4.9%
8Thai Equities4%
9Singapore Equities2.43%
Individual holdings
1LYXOR INTL ASSET MANAGEMENT7.62%
2SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO4.3%
3TENCENT HLDGS LTD3.55%
4ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD3.05%
5HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY2.77%
6TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING2.28%
7CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD2.25%
8WHARF(HLDGS)1.94%
9CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK1.91%
Management
Fund manager group
Friends Life
Fund manager company
Friends Life
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The fund aims to achieve capital growth over the medium to long term. The fund selectively invests in Far Eastern markets (including Australia but excluding Japan), primarily in equities. The fund may use derivatives for investment purposes.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
AXA Rosenberg30/09/2002”AXA Rosenberg is an active equity manager. We combine fundamental knowledge with technology to analyze more companies than traditional managers. There are three basic steps to our investment process: - Collect data on over 17,500 companies worldwide. Analyze this data to identify stocks that the market is currently undervaluing. - Build a portfolio with the best combination of undervalued stocks.”
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP
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 price474.7
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAJ70
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP 1 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price1927.8
Offer price2029.3
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQP18
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP 2 Cap
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price604.1
Offer price635.8
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeQP29
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP 5 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price2117.5
Offer price2228.9
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeAB74
FL Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities AP Inet
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price267.4
CurrencyGBX
Price updated05/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG786
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