Fact sheet: Veritas Asian

Fund information
Fund name
Veritas Asian C GBP
Fund manager company
Veritas Asset Mgmt LLP
Fund type
No data available.
Fund managers
  • Ezra Sunsince 18/10/2004
Accolades
Fund objective
The fund is designed for long-term investors who wish to build capital over a number of years through investment in a portfolio of equity and equity related securities in companies located in Asia (excluding Japan).
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pac ex Jap
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
37.8%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan
Yield
-
Fund size
£575m (£387m last year)
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Templeton Asian Gth55.5%
TT International Asia Pac Eq55%
Old Mutual AnEqIn54.3%
Old Mutual Pac Eq53.7%
Fidelity Asn Spec Sits49.3%
...more in FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Australia25%
    China20.7%
    India13.2%
    Korea11.6%
    Taiwan8.7%
  • Information Technology22.4%
    Financials18.9%
    Consumer Staples12.6%
    Consumer Discretionary11.1%
    Health Care10.2%
  • Australian Equities25%
    Chinese Equities20.7%
    Indian Equities13.2%
    South Korean Equities11.6%
    Taiwanese Equities8.7%

Fund also available on these pension platforms:

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4%4.1%13.1%37.8%65.6%120.3%
Sector3.3%5.9%14.2%26.1%16.2%44.8%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund13.7%----
Sector14.5%6.4%-6.8%5.5%3.3%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
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.
14.22
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.
0.76
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.
1.15
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%.
13.17
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.
9.16
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.
1.36
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.
0.57
Price movement
52 week high553.67
52 week low470.3
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price549.98
Region
1Australia25%
2China20.7%
3India13.2%
4Korea11.6%
5Taiwan8.7%
6Hong Kong6%
7USA4.1%
8UK3.5%
9Money Market3.4%
Industry sector
1Information Technology22.4%
2Financials18.9%
3Consumer Staples12.6%
4Consumer Discretionary11.1%
5Health Care10.2%
6Materials10.1%
7Industrials8%
8Cash & Cash Equivalents3.4%
9Energy2%
Asset type
1Australian Equities25%
2Chinese Equities20.7%
3Indian Equities13.2%
4South Korean Equities11.6%
5Taiwanese Equities8.7%
6Hong Kong Equities6%
7US Equities4.1%
8UK Equities3.5%
9Money Market3.4%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO4.8%
2SAMSONITE AG4.1%
3ARISTOCRAT LEISURE3.8%
4LARGAN PRECISION CO LTD3.8%
5LARSEN & TOUBRO3.8%
6LARSEN & TOUBRO3.8%
7MACQUARIE GROUP LTD3.6%
8RIO TINTO3.5%
9KWEICHOW MOUTAI3.4%
Management
Fund manager group
Veritas
Fund manager company
Veritas Asset Mgmt LLP
Fund type
No data available.
Fund objective
The fund is designed for long-term investors who wish to build capital over a number of years through investment in a portfolio of equity and equity related securities in companies located in Asia (excluding Japan).
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pac ex Jap
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Ezra Sun18/10/2004Fund Manager of the Veritas Asian strategies. Joined the company in 2004. Director of Investment Management and Investment Leader Asia Newton Investment Management 1995 to 2004. In charge of Newton’s Asia Pacific fund range including Newton Oriental Fund and Mellon Asia Equity Fund. Education: BA, (Nankai University, China), MA, (Nankai University, China), Research Student Cambridge University.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for German Tax, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Switzerland, United Kingdom, Ireland, Offshore
Veritas Asian A EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£50,000
Min regular saving£25,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.24%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price390.0781
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeVB28
Veritas Asian A GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£30,000
Min regular saving£15,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.24%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price549.0921
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeVB27
Veritas Asian A USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£50,000
Min regular saving£25,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.24%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price383.4026
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeVB26
Veritas Asian B EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£15,000
Min regular saving£15,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.74%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price287.2126
CurrencyEUR
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeV112
Veritas Asian B GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£7,000
Min regular saving£7,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.74%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price404.1183
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeV113
Veritas Asian B USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1.5%
Min single investment£15,000
Min regular saving£15,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.73%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price266.7283
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeV114
Veritas Asian C GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£10,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price549.9795
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEABE
Veritas Asian C USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£15,000,000
Min regular saving£200,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price383.8178
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNPFD
Veritas Asian D GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£100,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price549.7991
CurrencyGBP
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNNOA
Veritas Asian D USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.75%
Min single investment£30,000,000
Min regular saving£150,000
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price383.8533
CurrencyUSD
Price updated22/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNPFC
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