Fact sheet: BlackRock GF AsiaGthLdr

Fund information

Fund name
BlackRock GF Asian Growth Leaders D2RF USD
Fund company manager
BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Emily Dong
since 31/10/2012
Andrew Swan
since 31/10/2012
Fund objective
The Asian Growth Leaders Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the shares of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their activity in Asia, excluding Japan. The Fund places particular emphasis on sectors and companies that, in the opinion of the Portfolio Manager, exhibit growth investment characteristics, such as above average growth rates in earnings or sales and high or improving returns on capital.
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia ex Japan
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

40.96 %

1 Year rank in sector

47/180

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 3.6 b

FE Risk score

137

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    43.53%
  • Korea
    14.45%
  • India
    12.61%
  • Taiwan
    7.41%
  • Hong Kong
    7.34%
  • Financials
    26.25%
  • Information Technology
    24.07%
  • Industrials
    10.69%
  • Materials
    10.26%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    7.59%
  • Chinese Equities
    43.53%
  • South Korean Equities
    14.45%
  • Indian Equities
    12.61%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    7.41%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    7.34%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund7.23 %16.01 %40.96 %54.91 %105.28 %
Sector5.71 %13.35 %31.09 %32.79 %43.53 %
Rank within sector45 / 18361 / 18347 / 18020 / 1604 / 138
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund4.35 %39.09 %7.18 %1.76 %10.3 %
Sector3.29 %31.56 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %
Rank within sector47 / 18354 / 18068 / 16527 / 15937 / 152
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Risk statistics

Alpha3.83
Beta1.17
Sharpe0.73
Volatility15.57
Tracking error4.55
Information ratio1.13
R-Squared0.93

Price movement

52 week high22.54
52 week low16.12
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price22.54

Holdings by region

  • 43.53% China
  • 14.45% Korea
  • 12.61% India
  • 7.41% Taiwan
  • 7.34% Hong Kong
  • 5.33% Money Market
  • 4.66% Indonesia
  • 2.76% Thailand
  • 1.91% Philippines

Holdings by sector

  • 26.25% Financials
  • 24.07% Information Technology
  • 10.69% Industrials
  • 10.26% Materials
  • 7.59% Consumer Discretionary
  • 6.72% Energy
  • 5.33% Money Market
  • 4.12% Real Estate
  • 3.24% Utilities
  • 1.68% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 43.53% Chinese Equities
  • 14.45% South Korean Equities
  • 12.61% Indian Equities
  • 7.41% Taiwanese Equities
  • 7.34% Hong Kong Equities
  • 5.33% Money Market
  • 4.66% Indonesian Equities
  • 2.76% Thai Equities
  • 1.91% Philippine Equities

Individual holdings

  • 7.27% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 5.01% POSCO
  • 4.82% CHINA CONSTRUCTION BANK
  • 4.71% NETEASE INC
  • 4.43% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 3.37% MEDIATEK INC
  • 3.32% GUANGSHEN RAILWAY CO
  • 3.26% China Pacific Insurance Group Foreign - Equity
  • 3.02% NEW CHINA LIFE INSURANCE CO LTD
  • 2.9% WYNN MACAU LTD