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
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

23.66 %

1 Year rank in sector

42/179

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 2.9 b

FE Risk score

130

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    40%
  • Korea
    15.99%
  • India
    13.48%
  • Taiwan
    11.79%
  • Hong Kong
    6.18%
  • Financials
    25.81%
  • Information Technology
    24.07%
  • Energy
    10.76%
  • Materials
    9.66%
  • Industrials
    9.16%
  • Chinese Equities
    40%
  • South Korean Equities
    15.99%
  • Indian Equities
    13.48%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    11.79%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    6.18%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund3.15 %14.92 %23.66 %41.18 %0 %
Sector2.92 %11.35 %18.41 %19.35 %43.11 %
Rank within sector92 / 18259 / 18142 / 17920 / 158 /
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund30.91 %7.18 %1.76 %10.3 %24.61 %
Sector24.66 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector52 / 18065 / 16625 / 15933 / 1512 / 137
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Risk statistics

Alpha5.93
Beta1.13
Sharpe0.54
Volatility15.47
Tracking error4.6
Information ratio1.39
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high20.42
52 week low15.14
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price20.33

Holdings by region

  • 40% China
  • 15.99% Korea
  • 13.48% India
  • 11.79% Taiwan
  • 6.18% Hong Kong
  • 5.28% Indonesia
  • 3.48% Money Market
  • 2.47% Philippines
  • 1.32% Thailand

Holdings by sector

  • 25.81% Financials
  • 24.07% Information Technology
  • 10.76% Energy
  • 9.66% Materials
  • 9.16% Industrials
  • 6.93% Consumer Discretionary
  • 4.57% Utilities
  • 3.48% Money Market
  • 2.86% Real Estate
  • 1.99% Telecommunications

Holdings by asset type

  • 40% Chinese Equities
  • 15.99% South Korean Equities
  • 13.48% Indian Equities
  • 11.79% Taiwanese Equities
  • 6.18% Hong Kong Equities
  • 5.28% Indonesian Equities
  • 3.48% Money Market
  • 2.47% Philippine Equities
  • 1.32% Thai Equities

Individual holdings

  • 6.51% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 4.82% China Pacific Insurance Group Foreign - Equity
  • 4.8% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 4.2% POSCO
  • 4.03% S-OIL CORP
  • 4% CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORP
  • 3.75% AIA GROUP LTD
  • 3.69% BANK NEGARA INDONESIA TBK
  • 3.51% GUANGSHEN RAILWAY CO
  • 3.2% INDUSIND BANK LIMITED