Fact sheet: Blackfriars Oriental Focus

Fund information

Fund name
Blackfriars Oriental Focus A GBP
Fund company manager
Blackfriars Asset Management L
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Stephen Simmons
since 01/11/2013
Tony Hann
since 01/08/2016
Henry Thornton
since 11/10/2004
Fund objective
The Blackfriars Oriental Focus Fund invests in Asian equity markets excluding Japan and aims to generate long term capital growth. The Fund is not managed against, nor constrained by, any index. The mandate is "long only" and the portfolio is subject to normal market risk. The share classes are unhedged.
Benchmark
MSCI Asia Ex Japan Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

19.8 %

1 Year rank in sector

156/181

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 46.0 m

FE Risk score

120

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Fund name3 years
Hermes AsexJap Eq75.81%
Veritas Asian75.06%
Tiburon Taipan73.75%
Melchior ST Asian Opps72.3%
Prusik Asia65.25%

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong & China
    31.45%
  • Korea
    15.87%
  • India
    12.82%
  • Taiwan
    11.47%
  • Philippines
    7.7%
  • Consumer Goods
    33.05%
  • Financials
    19.86%
  • Technology
    13.05%
  • Industrials
    11.56%
  • Consumer Staples
    11.33%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    31.45%
  • South Korean Equities
    15.87%
  • Indian Equities
    12.82%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    11.47%
  • Philippine Equities
    7.7%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund2.68 %5.95 %20.42 %27.77 %30.26 %
Sector6.14 %13.98 %32.97 %32.19 %44.88 %
Rank within sector161 / 185164 / 184156 / 181103 / 162112 / 138
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund2.22 %19.63 %23.6 %-11.36 %11.93 %
Sector4.98 %31.56 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %
Rank within sector163 / 185155 / 18115 / 166140 / 16035 / 153
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Risk statistics

Alpha2.89
Beta0.74
Sharpe0.42
Volatility14.09
Tracking error10.83
Information ratio0.01
R-Squared0.45

Price movement

52 week high38.63
52 week low31.85
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price38.63

Holdings by region

  • 31.45% Hong Kong & China
  • 15.87% Korea
  • 12.82% India
  • 11.47% Taiwan
  • 7.7% Philippines
  • 7.04% Thailand
  • 3.82% Money Market
  • 3% Malaysia
  • 2.65% Emerging Asia
  • 2.65% Indonesia

Holdings by sector

  • 33.05% Consumer Goods
  • 19.86% Financials
  • 13.05% Technology
  • 11.56% Industrials
  • 11.33% Consumer Staples
  • 3.9% Materials
  • 3.82% Money Market
  • 3.43% Communications

Holdings by asset type

  • 31.45% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 15.87% South Korean Equities
  • 12.82% Indian Equities
  • 11.47% Taiwanese Equities
  • 7.7% Philippine Equities
  • 7.04% Thai Equities
  • 4.18% Asia Pacific Emerging Equities
  • 3.82% Money Market
  • 3% Malaysian Equities
  • 2.65% Indonesian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.9% MINTH GROUP
  • 4.83% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 4.68% SAMSONITE INTL SA
  • 4.62% ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD
  • 4.62% ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD
  • 4.24% AYALA CORP
  • 4.24% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP
  • 4.24% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP
  • 4.11% JOHNSON ELECTRIC HLDGS
  • 4.01% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO