Fact sheet: Templeton ASEAN

Fund information
Fund name
Templeton ASEAN A Acc USD
Fund manager company
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund managers
  • Dennis Limsince 01/01/2016
  • Dr. Mark Mobiussince 17/11/2014
Fund objective
The Funds investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • MSCI South East Asia
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
19.1%
1 Year rank in sector
66/172
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.
2.2%
Fund size
£3m (£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.
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Thailand25.3%
    Indonesia20.6%
    Philippines14.7%
    Singapore14.3%
    Malaysia12.5%
  • Financials38.8%
    Industrials19.4%
    Consumer Staples8%
    Consumer Discretionary7.2%
    Materials6.9%
  • Thai Equities25.3%
    Indonesian Equities20.6%
    Philippine Equities14.7%
    Singapore Equities14.3%
    Malaysian Equities12.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-2.3%6.7%9%19.1%--
Sector1.5%12.5%13.3%17.4%12.6%40.7%
Rank within sector178 / 179172 / 179154 / 17866 / 172--
Quartile4th4th4th2nd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund15.8%-23.1%---
Sector12.4%-6.8%5.5%3.3%19.7%
Rank within sector41 / 174165 / 166---
Quartile1st4th
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 high9.18
52 week low6.96
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price8.86
Region
1Thailand25.28%
2Indonesia20.55%
3Philippines14.68%
4Singapore14.25%
5Malaysia12.49%
6Vietnam8.4%
7Money Market4.37%
Industry sector
1Financials38.78%
2Industrials19.42%
3Consumer Staples7.95%
4Consumer Discretionary7.16%
5Materials6.93%
6Telecommunications Utilities6.88%
7Health Care4.84%
8Cash & Cash Equivalents4.37%
9Real Estate1.87%
Asset type
1Thai Equities25.28%
2Indonesian Equities20.55%
3Philippine Equities14.68%
4Singapore Equities14.25%
5Malaysian Equities12.49%
6Asia Pacific Emerging Equities8.4%
7Money Market4.37%
Individual holdings
1BDO UNIBANK INC4.05%
2AYALA CORP3.95%
3PANIN FINANCIAL TBK3.18%
4SINO THAI ENGINEERING & CONS CO3.09%
5SEMEN INDONESIA(PERSERO)TBK3.07%
6BANK RAKYAT INDONESIA2.98%
7INTOUCH HLDGS PCL2.75%
8GAMUDA BHD2.69%
9UNITED OVERSEAS BANK2.67%
Management
Fund manager group
Franklin Templeton
Fund manager company
Franklin Temp Intnl Serv SARL
Fund type
Offshore Fund
Fund objective
The Funds investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • MSCI South East Asia
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Dennis Lim01/01/2016Dennis Lim, co-CEO and portfolio manager, joined Templeton Asset Management, Ltd. in 1990. He co-manages a number of Templeton's emerging markets funds, including Templeton Developing Markets Trust, Templeton Institutional Funds Inc. and Templeton's BRIC funds. He has research responsibilities for Southeast Asian markets and is also responsible for telecommunications companies in emerging markets. Prior to joining Templeton, Mr. Lim worked for the Government of Singapore's Ministry of National Development. He is a specialist in building regulations and urban planning requirements in Singapore and the ASEAN region. Mr. Lim was appointed as a director of Templeton Asset Management Ltd. in August 1995. Mr. Lim earned his M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a B.S. from the National University of Singapore. He served on the Investment Management Association of Singapore's Executive Committee from 1997 to 2004. He is a member of the Singapore Government Commercial Affairs Department's Panel of Experts since 2003. He is proficient in English, Mandarin Chinese and Bahasa Melayu. He is married with two children, and for leisure, he enjoys scuba diving, swimming and exercising.
Dr. Mark Mobius17/11/2014Mark Mobius, Ph.D., managing director, joined Templeton in 1987 as president of the Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. He currently directs the analysts based in Templeton's 11 emerging markets offices and manages the emerging markets portfolios. Dr. Mobius has spent more than 30 years working in emerging markets all over the world. Dr. Mobius earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Boston University, and a Ph.D. in economics and political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is the author of the books "Trading with China," "The Investor's Guide to Emerging Markets," "Mobius on Emerging Markets," "Passport to Profits" and "Equities – An Introduction to the Core Concepts." Dr. Mobius has received numerous awards. He was named by Asiamoney magazine in 2006 as one of "Top 100 Most Powerful and Influential People." Asiamoney said: "Boasts one of the highest profiles of any investor in the region and is regarded by many in the financial industry as one of the most successful emerging markets investors over the last 20 years. Despite tough times during the financial crisis nine years ago, he still commands a strong following in the investment world and is influencing the direction of billions of investment dollars." Other awards include: (1) "Emerging Markets Equity Manager of the Year 2001" by International Money Marketing, (2) "Ten Top Money Managers of the 20th Century" in a survey by the Carson Group in 1999, (3) "Number One Global Emerging Market Fund" in the 1998 Reuters Survey, (4) "1994 First in Business Money Manager of the Year" by CNBC, (5) "Closed-End Fund Manager of the Year" in 1993 by Morningstar and (6) "Investment Trust Manager of the Year 1992" by Sunday Telegraph. He was appointed joint chairman of the Global Corporate Governance Forum Investor Responsibility Taskforce of the World Bank and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Italy, Jersey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Offshore, Singapore
Templeton ASEAN A Acc SGD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1.85%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.19%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price9.27
CurrencySGD
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFQBO
Templeton ASEAN A Acc USD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1.85%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.19%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price8.86
CurrencyUSD
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFQBQ
Templeton ASEAN A YDis USD
Initial charge5.75%
Annual charge1.85%
Min single investment£5,000
Min regular saving£1,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.2%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.19%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price8.76
CurrencyUSD
Price updated27/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeFQBP
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