Fact sheet: Waverton Asia Pacific

Fund information
Fund name
Waverton Asia Pacific A USD
Fund manager company
Waverton Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • William Hanburysince 31/03/2015
Fund objective
The Waverton Asia Pacific Fund seeks to achieve capital growth and generate an income through diversified investment in equities of Asian-Pacific companies (excluding Japanese equities).
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
6.2%
1 Year rank in sector
-
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.
1.31%
Fund size
£97m (£91m 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.
121
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
Templeton Asian Gth36.5%
TT International Asia Pac Eq35.8%
Old Mutual AnEqIn33%
Old Mutual Pac Eq32%
Old Mutual AnEqIn31.7%
...more in FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong31.8%
    China17.6%
    Korea16.2%
    India9%
    Thailand4.9%
  • Information Technology32%
    Consumer Discretionary26.8%
    Industrials10.7%
    Utilities9.3%
    Energy6.3%
  • Hong Kong Equities31.8%
    Chinese Equities17.6%
    South Korean Equities16.2%
    Indian Equities9%
    Thai Equities4.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-4.5%-4%5.6%6.2%0.3%26.4%
Sector-3.1%-2.3%8.1%6.6%5.5%26.6%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund6.6%-4.7%-2.1%9.9%18.8%
Sector8%-6.8%5.5%3.3%19.7%
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.
-1.31
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.
1.13
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
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%.
15.39
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.
5.2
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.
-0.23
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.
0.9
Price movement
52 week high19.89
52 week low14.94
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price18.34
Region
1Hong Kong31.78%
2China17.56%
3Korea16.19%
4India9.03%
5Thailand4.9%
6Singapore4.61%
7USA3.92%
8Taiwan3.73%
9Philippines3.34%
Industry sector
1Information Technology32%
2Consumer Discretionary26.8%
3Industrials10.7%
4Utilities9.3%
5Energy6.3%
6Financials4.4%
7Real Estate3.8%
8Consumer Staples3.4%
9Money Market1.9%
Asset type
1Hong Kong Equities31.78%
2Chinese Equities17.56%
3South Korean Equities16.19%
4Indian Equities9.03%
5Thai Equities4.9%
6Singapore Equities4.61%
7US Equities3.92%
8Taiwanese Equities3.73%
9Philippine Equities3.34%
Individual holdings
1VIPSHOP HLDGS LTD8.4%
2BAIDU INC8.1%
3CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD7.6%
4KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORP7.6%
5PEAK SPORT PRODUCTS CO LTD4.8%
6SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO4.5%
7MACQUARIE KOREA INFRASTRUCTURE FUND NPV4.4%
8VTECH HLDGS4.3%
9KULICKE & SOFFA INDUSTRIES INC4%
Management
Fund manager group
Waverton Investment Management
Fund manager company
Waverton Investment Management
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Waverton Asia Pacific Fund seeks to achieve capital growth and generate an income through diversified investment in equities of Asian-Pacific companies (excluding Japanese equities).
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
Concentrated,Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
William Hanbury31/03/2015William joined Waverton in November 2013 and manages the Waverton Asia Pacific Fund. Prior to joining Waverton he was a director at Active Capital Management, which specializes in quantitative trading. He graduated with a Master's Degree in Economics from Edinburgh University in 2006 and has a broad experience of financial markets having worked in equity analysis, derivative structuring and trading
Compliance
IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Switzerland, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Ireland, Offshore
Waverton Asia Pacific A EUR
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.31%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.31%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price21.05
CurrencyEUR
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJ213
Waverton Asia Pacific A EUR USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.31%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.31%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price22.36
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMVLV
Waverton Asia Pacific A GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.31%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.32%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price24.17
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJ210
Waverton Asia Pacific A GBP USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,500
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.31%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.32%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price30.51
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMVLW
Waverton Asia Pacific A USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£2,500
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.31%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.51%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.34
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJ216
Waverton Asia Pacific M GBP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.09
CurrencyGBP
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeKW2I
Waverton Asia Pacific M GBP USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.27
CurrencyUSD
Price updated01/12/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMVLZ
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