Fact sheet: M&G PP PacBasinXJEqPasPn

Fund information
Fund name
M&G PP Pacific Basin ex Japan Equity Passive Pn
Fund manager company
M&G
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund manager
  • Richard O'Connorsince 01/02/2003
No data available.
Fund objective
To invest in shares of companies around the Pacific Basin excluding Japan. The Fund is passively managed tracking movements in its benchmark FTSE W Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index. Tracking this Index is achieved by holding shares of the larger companies in the same proportions as in the Index plus a carefully modelled representative sample of the remainder of the companies in the Index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Asia Pacific Idx
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
30.7%
1 Year rank in sector
27/222
Sector
PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£68m (£70m 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.
117
Bid price
44.57
Offer price
44.82
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
FL GM Asia Pac ExJapan Eq Pn39.8%
FL Invesco Perpetual Asian AP39.8%
RLP AsPacCre+(InvescoPerpAsian)Pn37.4%
Scot Eq Invesco Perp Asian Pn37.2%
LV= Invesco Perp Asian Pn37.2%
...more in PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong31.6%
    Australia19.9%
    Korea15.9%
    Taiwan9%
    Singapore6.9%
  • No data available.
  • Hong Kong Equities31.6%
    Australian Equities19.9%
    South Korean Equities15.9%
    Taiwanese Equities9%
    Singapore Equities6.9%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-1.6%1.7%20.8%30.7%27.9%50.7%
Sector-3.3%-0.2%18.3%25.2%28.4%47.2%
Rank within sector33 / 22735 / 22565 / 22427 / 22299 / 20979 / 190
Quartile1st1st2nd1st2nd2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund28.2%-4.7%4.9%3%17.5%
Sector23.8%-3.6%8.3%0.7%16.6%
Rank within sector29 / 222126 / 220157 / 20937 / 20696 / 190
Quartile1st3rd4th1st3rd
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.
-0.15
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.
0.97
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.
0.36
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%.
14.4
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.
3.41
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.
-0.13
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 high48.46
52 week low31.86
Current bid price44.57
Current offer price44.82
Current mid price-
Region
1Hong Kong31.6%
2Australia19.9%
3Korea15.9%
4Taiwan9%
5Singapore6.9%
6India6.1%
7Malaysia3.5%
8Indonesia3.1%
9Thailand1.9%
Industry sector
No data available.
Asset type
1Hong Kong Equities31.6%
2Australian Equities19.9%
3South Korean Equities15.9%
4Taiwanese Equities9%
5Singapore Equities6.9%
6Indian Equities6.1%
7Malaysian Equities3.5%
8Indonesian Equities3.1%
9Thai Equities1.9%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO4.9%
2TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO4.7%
3COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA3.2%
4AIA GROUP LTD2.7%
5WESTPAC BANKING CORP2.5%
6AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GRP2.1%
7NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK1.9%
8BHP BILLITON PLC1.8%
9CSL1.3%
Management
Fund manager group
M&G
Fund manager company
M&G
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
To invest in shares of companies around the Pacific Basin excluding Japan. The Fund is passively managed tracking movements in its benchmark FTSE W Asia Pacific ex-Japan Index. Tracking this Index is achieved by holding shares of the larger companies in the same proportions as in the Index plus a carefully modelled representative sample of the remainder of the companies in the Index.
Benchmark
  • FTSE World Asia Pacific Idx
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund manager
NameSinceBiography
Richard O'Connor01/02/2003Richard O'Connor joined M&G in 2002 and is manager of the M&G Fund of Investment Trust Shares, the PPL Ethical Fund and a number of index funds. He joined the business from Goldman Sachs where he worked as a consultant. Prior to this, he was with Standard Corporate & Merchant Bank Asset Management in a research analyst role, which he held for more than three years. Richard graduated with a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Natal and holds an honours degree in investment management from the University of Johannesburg (formerly RAU).
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
M&G PP Pacific Basin ex Japan Equity Passive Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price44.57
Offer price44.82
Mid price-
CurrencyGBP
Price updated05/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codePU24
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