Fact sheet: LV= Investec Asia ex Japan Pn

Fund information
Fund name
LV= Investec Asia ex Japan Pn S2
Fund manager company
LVFS Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Greg Kuhnertsince 01/10/2004
Underlying fund
Investec Asia Ex Japan
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
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
38.2%
1 Year rank in sector
30/218
Sector
PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£1m (£1m 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.
121
Bid price
158.1
Offer price
166.4
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
SL SLI Indian Eq Midcap Opps Pn56.7%
FL GM Asia Pac ExJapan Eq Pn53.5%
FL Invesco Perp Asian Pn50.4%
FL Invesco Perpetual Asian AP49.5%
SIP Inv Perp Asian Pn48.6%
...more in PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China37.8%
    Korea17%
    Taiwan14.8%
    Hong Kong10.5%
    India7.3%
  • Information Technology35.2%
    Financials27.3%
    Consumer Discretionary8.5%
    Energy5.9%
    Materials4.7%
  • Chinese Equities37.8%
    South Korean Equities17%
    Taiwanese Equities14.8%
    Hong Kong Equities10.5%
    Indian Equities7.3%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.9%14.4%8.9%38.2%56.7%69.5%
Sector1.7%11.6%10.2%33.4%50.6%56.5%
Rank within sector15 / 22532 / 225145 / 22330 / 21861 / 20438 / 189
Quartile1st1st3rd1st2nd1st
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund13.3%24.4%-4.2%13%4.4%
Sector10.4%27%-3.6%8.3%0.7%
Rank within sector25 / 225175 / 217110 / 21527 / 20422 / 201
Quartile1st4th3rd1st1st
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.
0.22
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.
1.06
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.
0.68
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%.
15.71
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.
5.02
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.
0.15
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.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high159.9
52 week low106.1
Current bid price158.1
Current offer price166.4
Current mid price-
Region
1China37.8%
2Korea17%
3Taiwan14.8%
4Hong Kong10.5%
5India7.3%
6Thailand3.5%
7Singapore2.3%
8Indonesia2.1%
9Luxembourg2%
Industry sector
1Information Technology35.2%
2Financials27.3%
3Consumer Discretionary8.5%
4Energy5.9%
5Materials4.7%
6Consumer Staples3.9%
7Real Estate3.9%
8Health Care3.1%
9Others2%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities37.8%
2South Korean Equities17%
3Taiwanese Equities14.8%
4Hong Kong Equities10.5%
5Indian Equities7.3%
6Thai Equities3.5%
7Singapore Equities2.3%
8Indonesian Equities2.1%
9Luxembourg Equities2%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO7.3%
2TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO6.9%
3TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED5.6%
4CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK5.1%
5ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD4.3%
6HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY3.9%
7AIA GROUP LTD3.1%
8KB FINANCIAL GROUP INC2.7%
9NETEASE INC2.5%
Management
Fund manager group
LVFS
Fund manager company
LVFS Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
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
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Greg Kuhnert01/10/2004Greg 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
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
LV= Investec Asia ex Japan Pn S2
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.99%
Bid price158.1
Offer price166.4
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated22/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeLUO9
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