Fact sheet: Zurich Threadneedle Asia Pn

Fund information
Fund name
Zurich Threadneedle Asia Pn CSW
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund managers
  • Vanessa Donegansince 01/02/2002
Underlying fund
Threadneedle Asia
Fund objective
The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested.The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in shares of companies in Asia, with the exclusion of Japan, or companies that have significant operations in Asia, excluding Japan.The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Quick stats
1 Year return
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1 Year rank in sector
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Sector
PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Yield
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Fund size
£35m (£31m last year)
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
FL Invesco Perpetual Asian AP59.5%
FL Invesco Perp Asian Pn58.7%
Aviva Invesco Perpetual Asian Pn57.5%
LV= Invesco Perp Asian Pn57.2%
RLP AsPacCre+(InvescoPerpAsian)Pn56.8%
...more in PN Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • China25.9%
    Australia18.1%
    Korea14.7%
    Hong Kong11.8%
    Taiwan10.9%
  • Financials30%
    Information Technology26.4%
    Materials10.1%
    Consumer Discretionary8.8%
    Industrials5.2%
  • Chinese Equities25.9%
    Australian Equities18.1%
    South Korean Equities14.7%
    Hong Kong Equities11.8%
    Taiwanese Equities10.9%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund6.7%0.1%----
Sector6.2%1%13.1%43.6%41.1%57.8%
Rank within sector67 / 228133 / 227----
Quartile2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6.1%----
Sector5.5%27%-3.6%8.3%0.7%
Rank within sector57 / 224----
Quartile2nd
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.
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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.
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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.
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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 high551.3
52 week low493.6
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price544.3
Region
1China25.9%
2Australia18.1%
3Korea14.7%
4Hong Kong11.8%
5Taiwan10.9%
6India6.9%
7Indonesia4.7%
8Money Market2.2%
9Philippines1.9%
Industry sector
1Financials30%
2Information Technology26.4%
3Materials10.1%
4Consumer Discretionary8.8%
5Industrials5.2%
6Real Estate4%
7Energy3.5%
8Telecommunications Utilities3.3%
9Health Care2.9%
Asset type
1Chinese Equities25.9%
2Australian Equities18.1%
3South Korean Equities14.7%
4Hong Kong Equities11.8%
5Taiwanese Equities10.9%
6Indian Equities6.9%
7Indonesian Equities4.7%
8Money Market2.2%
9Philippine Equities1.9%
Individual holdings
1SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO6.4%
2TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED5.3%
3TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING5.1%
4AIA GROUP LTD4.1%
5ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD3.5%
6PING AN INSURANCE(GR)CO OF CHINA2.4%
7AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND BANKING GRP2.1%
8CHINA MOBILE LTD2.1%
9BHP BILLITON LTD2%
Management
Fund manager group
Zurich
Fund manager company
Zurich Assurance Ltd
Fund type
Pension Fund
Fund objective
The aim of the Fund is to grow the amount you invested.The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in shares of companies in Asia, with the exclusion of Japan, or companies that have significant operations in Asia, excluding Japan.The Fund may also invest in asset classes and instruments different from those stated above.
Benchmark
  • MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
No data available.
Investment method
No data available.
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Vanessa Donegan01/02/2002Vanessa joined the company in 1994 and was appointed Head of Asia ex Japan Equities team in September 1997. She is currently Head of Asian Equities, EMEA. In addition to her leadership role, Vanessa has analytical responsibility for the banking and insurance sectors across the region and shares responsibility for Australia and the materials sectors.Vanessa began her career in 1981 with Grieveson Grant Stockbrokers where she progressed to manage Far Eastern investments. She joined Allied Dunbar Asset Management¹ in 1986, where she was responsible for the management of Far Eastern funds.Vanessa holds a degree in classics from Oxford University.
Compliance
No data available.
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Zurich Threadneedle Asia Pn 1 CSW
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Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated01/01/1900
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeNQ1K
Zurich Threadneedle Asia Pn 1 EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)1.08%
Bid price1082.5
Offer price1139.5
Mid price-
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeES79
Zurich Threadneedle Asia Pn 2 EP
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price543.8
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
Type-
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEA55
Zurich Threadneedle Asia Pn CSW
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)0.08%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price544.3
CurrencyGBX
Price updated16/01/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeND5D
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