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)
Andrew Swan
since 31/10/2012
Emily Dong
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

32.61 %

1 Year rank in sector

57/181

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 3.2 b

FE Risk score

136

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    41.17%
  • Korea
    16.38%
  • Taiwan
    13.37%
  • India
    12.51%
  • Hong Kong
    6.32%
  • Information Technology
    29.71%
  • Financials
    22.21%
  • Industrials
    12.15%
  • Materials
    10.21%
  • Energy
    8.37%
  • Chinese Equities
    41.17%
  • South Korean Equities
    16.38%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    13.37%
  • Indian Equities
    12.51%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    6.32%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund-0.72 %11.94 %32.61 %47.14 %102.14 %
Sector-1 %9.36 %26.25 %28.8 %39.5 %
Rank within sector70 / 18558 / 18557 / 18129 / 1624 / 136
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund34.06 %7.18 %1.76 %10.3 %24.61 %
Sector28.31 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector58 / 18269 / 16728 / 16137 / 1542 / 139
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.47
Beta1.16
Sharpe0.65
Volatility15.52
Tracking error4.63
Information ratio1.17
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high21.37
52 week low15.14
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price20.82

Holdings by region

  • 41.17% China
  • 16.38% Korea
  • 13.37% Taiwan
  • 12.51% India
  • 6.32% Hong Kong
  • 4.7% Indonesia
  • 2.28% Thailand
  • 2.18% Philippines
  • 1.08% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 29.71% Information Technology
  • 22.21% Financials
  • 12.15% Industrials
  • 10.21% Materials
  • 8.37% Energy
  • 6.68% Consumer Discretionary
  • 4.26% Real Estate
  • 2.92% Utilities
  • 1.84% Telecommunications
  • 1.08% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 41.17% Chinese Equities
  • 16.38% South Korean Equities
  • 13.37% Taiwanese Equities
  • 12.51% Indian Equities
  • 6.32% Hong Kong Equities
  • 4.7% Indonesian Equities
  • 2.28% Thai Equities
  • 2.18% Philippine Equities
  • 1.08% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 6.88% TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED
  • 5.4% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 4.74% China Pacific Insurance Group Foreign - Equity
  • 4.15% POSCO
  • 4.03% MEDIATEK INC
  • 3.61% CHINA PETROLEUM & CHEMICAL CORP
  • 3.53% BANK NEGARA INDONESIA TBK
  • 3.29% GUANGSHEN RAILWAY CO
  • 2.92% BAIDU INC
  • 2.92% INDUSIND BANK LIMITED