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

13.47 %

1 Year rank in sector

146/181

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific ex Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 50.5 m

FE Risk score

117

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Hong Kong & China
    32%
  • Korea
    16.4%
  • India
    13.2%
  • Taiwan
    11.2%
  • Philippines
    8%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    30.9%
  • Financials
    20.7%
  • Consumer Staples
    13.3%
  • Industrials
    12.2%
  • Technology
    12.1%
  • Asia Pacific Equities
    32%
  • South Korean Equities
    16.4%
  • Indian Equities
    13.2%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    11.2%
  • Philippine Equities
    8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund6.01 %8.22 %13.47 %36.92 %42.44 %
Sector2.66 %13.21 %20.88 %29.22 %44.73 %
Rank within sector5 / 184139 / 183146 / 18162 / 16083 / 129
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund20.72 %23.6 %-11.36 %11.93 %-9.14 %
Sector27.13 %6.44 %-6.76 %5.52 %3.31 %
Rank within sector135 / 18216 / 168138 / 16033 / 152137 / 138
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.08
Beta0.75
Sharpe0.37
Volatility14.12
Tracking error10.71
Information ratio0.19
R-Squared0.46

Price movement

52 week high37.4
52 week low30.62
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price37.4

Holdings by region

  • 32% Hong Kong & China
  • 16.4% Korea
  • 13.2% India
  • 11.2% Taiwan
  • 8% Philippines
  • 6.2% Thailand
  • 2.9% Indonesia
  • 2.8% Malaysia
  • 2.5% Money Market
  • 2.1% Sri Lanka

Holdings by sector

  • 30.9% Consumer Discretionary
  • 20.7% Financials
  • 13.3% Consumer Staples
  • 12.2% Industrials
  • 12.1% Technology
  • 4.2% Materials
  • 4.1% Communications
  • 2.5% Money Market

Holdings by asset type

  • 32% Asia Pacific Equities
  • 16.4% South Korean Equities
  • 13.2% Indian Equities
  • 11.2% Taiwanese Equities
  • 8% Philippine Equities
  • 6.2% Thai Equities
  • 4.8% Asia Pacific Emerging Equities
  • 2.9% Indonesian Equities
  • 2.8% Malaysian Equities
  • 2.5% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.01% MINTH GROUP
  • 4.94% ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD
  • 4.94% ZEE ENTERTAINMENT ENTERPRISES LTD
  • 4.93% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 4.82% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 4.79% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP
  • 4.79% HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP
  • 4.57% AYALA LAND INC
  • 4.52% JOHNSON ELECTRIC HLDGS
  • 4.41% SAMSONITE INTL SA