Fact sheet: Investec Asia Ex Japan

Fund information
Fund name
Investec Asia Ex Japan I Acc GBP
Fund manager company
Investec Fund Managers (UK)
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Greg Kuhnertsince 30/09/2004
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth primarily through investment in equities issued by companies in the Asia ex Japan region and in derivatives the underlying assets of which are equities issued by companies in the Asia ex Japan region. In particular, the manager will seek to invest in companies that are expected to benefit from the growth and development of the Chinese economy.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
25.8%
1 Year rank in sector
46/63
Sector
UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
1.3%
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.
0.99%
Fund size
£169m (£158m 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
Mid price
238.71
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Invesco Perp Asian38.1%
Old Mutual Invesco Perp Asn36.9%
L&G Asian Income Trust35.8%
Old Mutual Asia Pacific34.6%
Henderson Inst AsPfcexJpnIdOp34.5%
...more in UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China36.9%
    Korea20%
    Hong Kong12.9%
    Taiwan12.9%
    India8.4%
  • Information Technology35.2%
    Financials17.7%
    Consumer Discretionary13.9%
    Real Estate6.6%
    Telecommunications Utilities6.2%
  • Chinese Equities36.9%
    South Korean Equities20%
    Hong Kong Equities12.9%
    Taiwanese Equities12.9%
    Indian Equities8.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-4%-0.1%22.3%25.8%34.4%61.3%
Sector-2.8%0.6%20.3%28%31.9%53.4%
Rank within sector49 / 6537 / 6517 / 6546 / 6325 / 5715 / 50
Quartile4th3rd2nd3rd2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund25.2%-4.2%13.2%4.6%17.4%
Sector26.2%-3.8%9.2%3.4%15.7%
Rank within sector40 / 6340 / 6110 / 5711 / 5122 / 50
Quartile3rd3rd1st1st2nd
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.
0.34
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.
1.11
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.
0.45
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%.
15.8
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.
3.86
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.
0.29
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.
0.95
Price movement
52 week high260.6
52 week low168.08
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price238.71
Region
1China36.9%
2Korea20%
3Hong Kong12.9%
4Taiwan12.9%
5India8.4%
6Indonesia2.3%
7Thailand2.3%
8Luxembourg2.2%
9Money Market1.5%
Industry sector
1Information Technology35.2%
2Financials17.7%
3Consumer Discretionary13.9%
4Real Estate6.6%
5Telecommunications Utilities6.2%
6Energy4%
7Consumer Staples3.7%
8Health Care3.5%
9Others2.2%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities36.9%
2South Korean Equities20%
3Hong Kong Equities12.9%
4Taiwanese Equities12.9%
5Indian Equities8.4%
6Indonesian Equities2.3%
7Thai Equities2.3%
8Luxembourg Equities2.2%
9Money Market1.5%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO7.6%
2TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO6.6%
3TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED6.3%
4CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK4.5%
5ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD4.3%
6HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY3.8%
7CHINA MOBILE LTD3.5%
8AIA GROUP LTD3.3%
9GEELY AUTOMOBILE HLDGS2.5%
Management
Fund manager group
Investec
Fund manager company
Investec Fund Managers (UK)
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund aims to achieve long term capital growth primarily through investment in equities issued by companies in the Asia ex Japan region and in derivatives the underlying assets of which are equities issued by companies in the Asia ex Japan region. In particular, the manager will seek to invest in companies that are expected to benefit from the growth and development of the Chinese economy.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Greg Kuhnert30/09/2004Greg is a portfolio manager and financials sector specialist in the 4Factor Global Equity team at Investec Asset Management. He is also the lead portfolio manager for the Asia Pacific ex Japan and Asia ex Japan strategies. Greg joined Investec Asset Management in 1999 working as an analyst researching Asian and global equities. Prior to this Greg spent five years at Ernst & Young in Johannesburg South Africa within auditing and consulting where he specialised in mining and financial companies. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997. Greg graduated from the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg South Africa in 1994 and achieved a first class degree in Accountancy and is a CFA Charterholder.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS IV Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Switzerland, Chile, Germany, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Netherlands
Investec Asia Ex Japan A Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.74%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price483.91
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGO52
Investec Asia Ex Japan B Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.25%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£100
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.49%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.43%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price4939.59
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeGO97
Investec Asia Ex Japan I Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£250,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.99%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price238.71
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAED1
Investec Asia Ex Japan R Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price138.79
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeI3YE
Investec Asia Ex Japan S Acc GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£100,000,000
Min regular saving£1,000,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.24%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.18%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price515.71
CurrencyGBX
Price updated07/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeAED0
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