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
Simon Dobson
since 05/03/2001
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 Dollar A share class is unhedged.
Benchmark
MSCI Asia Ex Japan Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

19.27 %

1 Year rank in sector

86/180

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 49.4 m

FE Risk score

114

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong & China
    28.4%
  • Korea
    16.6%
  • India
    14.2%
  • Taiwan
    12.9%
  • Thailand
    7.6%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    27.2%
  • Financials
    19.8%
  • Technology
    14.6%
  • Consumer Staples
    14%
  • Industrials
    11.2%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    28.4%
  • South Korean Equities
    16.6%
  • Indian Equities
    14.2%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    12.9%
  • Thai Equities
    7.6%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund0.33 %13.51 %19.58 %37.7 %52.6 %
Sector2.96 %16.85 %19.63 %17.52 %47.98 %
Rank within sector161 / 183123 / 18186 / 18028 / 16067 / 127
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund17.69 %23.6 %-11.36 %11.93 %-9.14 %
Sector21.2 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector121 / 18117 / 169139 / 16235 / 154139 / 140
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Risk statistics

Alpha7.13
Beta0.72
Sharpe0.51
Volatility14.06
Tracking error10.9
Information ratio0.49
R-Squared0.45

Price movement

52 week high36.56
52 week low30.62
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price36.46

Holdings by region

  • 28.4% Hong Kong & China
  • 16.6% Korea
  • 14.2% India
  • 12.9% Taiwan
  • 7.6% Thailand
  • 7.4% Philippines
  • 3.1% Indonesia
  • 3% Malaysia
  • 3% Money Market
  • 2.2% Sri Lanka

Holdings by sector

  • 27.2% Consumer Discretionary
  • 19.8% Financials
  • 14.6% Technology
  • 14% Consumer Staples
  • 11.2% Industrials
  • 5.5% Materials
  • 4.7% Communications
  • 3% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 28.4% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 16.6% South Korean Equities
  • 14.2% Indian Equities
  • 12.9% Taiwanese Equities
  • 7.6% Thai Equities
  • 7.4% Philippine Equities
  • 3.8% Asia Pacific Emerging Equities
  • 3.1% Indonesian Equities
  • 3% Malaysian Equities
  • 3% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 6.66% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 5.93% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 5.47% SIAM CITY CEMENT PUBLIC COMPANY
  • 5.1% ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD
  • 5.1% ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD
  • 4.71% SK TELECOM
  • 4.59% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP
  • 4.59% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP
  • 4.5% ITC
  • 4.5% ITC