Fact sheet: Liontrust GF Asia Inc

Fund information
Fund name
Liontrust GF Asia Income A1 EUR
Fund manager company
Liontrust Global Funds plc
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Mark Williamssince 12/05/2015
  • Carolyn Chansince 12/05/2015
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to provide investors with a high level of income with long term capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Feeder fund, Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
4.7%
1 Year rank in sector
91/175
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.
2.25%
Fund size
£1m (£0m 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
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Templeton Asian Gth35.6%
TT International Asia Pac Eq33%
Old Mutual AnEqIn31.3%
Old Mutual Pac Eq30.2%
Old Mutual AnEqIn30%
...more in FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China30%
    Taiwan14.3%
    Thailand11.9%
    Australia11.5%
    Hong Kong11.4%
  • Consumer Discretionary21.1%
    Information Technology18.8%
    Financials13.2%
    Industrials12.7%
    Telecommunications Utilities9.3%
  • Chinese Equities30%
    Taiwanese Equities14.3%
    Thai Equities11.9%
    Australian Equities11.5%
    Hong Kong Equities11.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.1%0.7%11.7%4.7%--
Sector-2.8%-3.1%7.4%5.7%4.5%25.3%
Rank within sector12 / 18431 / 18443 / 18391 / 175--
Quartile1st1st1st3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund9.9%----
Sector7.4%-6.8%5.5%3.3%19.7%
Rank within sector54 / 175----
Quartile2nd
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.
-
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.
-
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.
-
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%.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Price movement
52 week high9.49
52 week low7.19
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price9.27
Region
1China29.96%
2Taiwan14.26%
3Thailand11.91%
4Australia11.47%
5Hong Kong11.41%
6Singapore6.9%
7New Zealand5.73%
8India2.59%
9Money Market1.91%
Industry sector
1Consumer Discretionary21.12%
2Information Technology18.8%
3Financials13.17%
4Industrials12.67%
5Telecommunications Utilities9.27%
6Real Estate7.89%
7Materials5.96%
8Utilities5.17%
9Health Care2.61%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities29.96%
2Taiwanese Equities14.26%
3Thai Equities11.91%
4Australian Equities11.47%
5Hong Kong Equities11.41%
6Singapore Equities6.9%
7New Zealand Equities5.73%
8Indian Equities2.59%
9Money Market1.91%
Individual holdings
1LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP3.03%
2DUET GROUP2.91%
3CHINA MACHINERY ENGINEERING CORP2.87%
4INDUSTRIAL & COM BK CHNA2.71%
5Religare Health Trust NPV2.61%
6HCL TECHNOLOGIES2.59%
7HCL TECHNOLOGIES2.59%
8JASMINE BROADBAND INTERNET INFR FD2.59%
9TRUE TELECOM GWTH INFRASTRUCTURE FD2.51%
Management
Fund manager group
Liontrust
Fund manager company
Liontrust Global Funds plc
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to provide investors with a high level of income with long term capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Feeder fund, Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Mark Williams12/05/2015After leaving Cambridge University, Mark started his career in 1993 with James Capel Investment Management where he ran global investment mandates for discretionary portfolios. From August 1997, Mark joined Royal Sun Alliance to specialise in Asian investment, where he managed a number of mandates, including benchmark-measured, investment trust and peer group funds. In 2000 Mark took over the FPI GIP Far East Equity SICAV, then following the merger of ISIS Asset Management (born from the merger of Royal Sun Alliance and Friends Ivory & Sime) and F&C, he took over responsibility for the F&C Pacific Growth Fund, F&C’s flagship high alpha retail fund. Mark transferred to Liontrust in October 2011, having joined Occam in October 2007. Mark graduated in 1993 with a Law degree from Cambridge University. He holds a Securities Institute Diploma.
Carolyn Chan12/05/2015Carolyn has been managing Asian money since January 2010 and has 20 years of experience in the Asian financial sector. Most recently Carolyn worked in London for Hampton Investment Management, boutique investment company. Previously she spent 14 years stockbroking for Daiwa Securities, Citigroup, ING Barings and WI Carr in Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore. Carolyn has been an ASEAN product specialist for ten years. Carolyn joined Liontrust in January 2012.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for German Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Guernsey, Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden
Liontrust GF Asia Income A1 EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.2673
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKUPI
Liontrust GF Asia Income A2 Hedged EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price8.5111
CurrencyEUR
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKUPJ
Liontrust GF Asia Income B4 Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£50,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.019
CurrencyUSD
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMA6K
Liontrust GF Asia Income B5 Inst Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£50,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.5%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMA6L
Liontrust GF Asia Income C1 Dis GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£35,000
Min regular saving£5,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKUPK
Liontrust GF Asia Income C3 Dis GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£5,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.5%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.182
CurrencyGBP
Price updated02/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKUPL
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