Fact sheet: OMW Baring Korea

Fund information
Fund name
OMW Baring Korea Pn
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Hyung Jin Leesince 01/01/2007
Underlying fund
Baring Korea Trust
Fund objective
The OMW Baring Korea Fund invests solely in the Baring Korea Fund, a UK Authorised Unit Trust managed by Baring Fund Managers Limited. The aim of the underlying fund is to achieve capital growth by investing directly or indirectly in securities of Korean companies or other entities or subsidiaries of Korean companies and securities listed or traded on the Korean securities markets. Investments in emerging markets tend to be volatile and are usually considered to carry a greater degree of risk than investments in established markets. This relates to dealing, settlement and custody practices, the possibility of political or economic instability, and developing legal, fiscal and regulatory structures. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
3.3%
1 Year rank in sector
220/221
Sector
PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£4m (£5m 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.
149
Bid price
491.9
Offer price
517.7
Top in this sector
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...more in PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Korea97.6%
    Money Market2.4%
  • Information Technology32.5%
    Consumer Staples18.7%
    Financials12.4%
    Industrials10%
    Materials8.4%
  • South Korean Equities97.6%
    Money Market2.4%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-8.4%-6.7%9.3%3.3%9.1%13.2%
Sector-4.7%2.7%23%27.8%29.4%53.4%
Rank within sector224 / 226223 / 223221 / 223220 / 221206 / 208188 / 189
Quartile4th4th4th4th4th4th
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund3.6%9.7%-4.3%-2%10.5%
Sector26.4%-3.6%8.3%0.7%16.6%
Rank within sector220 / 2212 / 219208 / 208157 / 205183 / 189
Quartile4th1st4th4th4th
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.
-0.85
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.
0.73
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.
0.14
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%.
14.99
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.
11.34
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.
-0.31
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.
0.49
Price movement
52 week high572.5
52 week low424.4
Current bid price491.9
Current offer price517.7
Current mid price-
Region
1Korea97.6%
2Money Market2.4%
Industry sector
1Information Technology32.5%
2Consumer Staples18.7%
3Financials12.4%
4Industrials10%
5Materials8.4%
6Consumer Discretionary6.8%
7Health Care5.6%
8Energy3.2%
9Money Market2.4%
Asset type
1South Korean Equities97.6%
2Money Market2.4%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO9.7%
2SK HYNIX INC9.3%
3NAVER CORP6.3%
4AMOREPACIFIC GROUP INC5%
5SODIFF ADVANCED4.6%
6NUTRIBIOTECH CO LTD3.9%
7MANDOM CORP3.7%
8SK INNOVATION CO LTD3.2%
9KOREA KOLMAR HLDGS CO LTD3.1%
Management
Fund manager group
Skandia
Fund manager company
Old Mutual Wlth Life As Co Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The OMW Baring Korea Fund invests solely in the Baring Korea Fund, a UK Authorised Unit Trust managed by Baring Fund Managers Limited. The aim of the underlying fund is to achieve capital growth by investing directly or indirectly in securities of Korean companies or other entities or subsidiaries of Korean companies and securities listed or traded on the Korean securities markets. Investments in emerging markets tend to be volatile and are usually considered to carry a greater degree of risk than investments in established markets. This relates to dealing, settlement and custody practices, the possibility of political or economic instability, and developing legal, fiscal and regulatory structures. The underlying fund invests into a relatively small number of assets, or into individual countries or a specific market sector. Such concentrated portfolios give rise to more risk than where investments are spread across a larger number of assets, countries or market sectors. The underlying fund may be denominated in or hold assets in a currency other than Sterling. The performance of the fund may therefore rise and fall as a result of exchange rate fluctuations. The underlying fund invests in bonds or money market instruments (including deposits with banks or other financial institutions). The yield and/or value of the fund will fluctuate as interest rates change. There is a possibility of default, reducing capital values. It should be noted that the performance of the OMW fund will not match that of the underlying investment due to OMW fund charges, appropriate taxation adjustments and the OMW investment process.
Benchmark
  • No Specified Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Hyung Jin Lee01/01/2007Jin has research and stock selection responsibilities for Korea. He is the lead manager of the Baring Korea Trust and actively involved in managing a number of Asian regional portfolios. He is also a member of the Industrials Global Sector Team. Jin joined Baring Asset Management as an Investment Manager in 2004 from Rhee Capital, a Korean hedge fund company, where he was involved with the management of a long/short hedge fund focusing on Korean equities. Previously he was Head of the Large Cap and Financial Teams at Samsung Securities. Jin’s experience also includes Analyst roles at Salomon Smith Barney, UBS Securities and Credit Lyonnais. Jin holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley (US). He is fluent in English and Korean.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
OMW Baring Korea Pn
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.26%
Bid price491.9
Offer price517.7
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeOY61
OMW Baring Korea SP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.26%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price625.6
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeZY72
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