Fact sheet: Comgest Growth Asia

Fund information

Fund name
Comgest Growth Asia Acc USD
Fund company manager
Comgest Asset Management Inter
Fund type
SIB
Fund manager(s)
Chantana Ward
since 04/06/2015
Caroline Maes
since 04/06/2015
Caroline Maes
since 08/06/2015
Fund objective
The objective of the Fund is to increase the value of the Fund (capital appreciation) over the long term. The Fund intends to achieve this objective through investment in a portfolio of high-quality, long-term growth companies quoted or traded on Asian or world regulated markets. The Fund will invest at least two-thirds of its assets in shares and preferred shares issued by companies that have their headquarters in, or principally carry out their activities in Asia, notably HongKong,Singapore,Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Japan, South Korea and China. The Fund is actively managed. This means that the Fund manager applies a detailed fundamental analysis in order to selectively pick companies in a discretionary manner. The Fund is not managed relative to a benchmark index.
Benchmark
MSCI All Country Asia Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Quick stats

1 Year return

22.99 %

1 Year rank in sector

1/19

Sector

FO Equity - Asia Pacific inc Japan

Yield
-
Fund size

£ 197.8 m

FE Risk score

118

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan
    67.39%
  • China
    14.8%
  • Korea
    7.91%
  • USA
    4.59%
  • Taiwan
    3.8%
  • Information Technology
    27.8%
  • Industrials
    20.68%
  • Consumer Discretionary
    18.52%
  • Consumer Staples
    9.2%
  • Financials
    7.73%
  • Japanese Equities
    67.39%
  • Chinese Equities
    14.8%
  • South Korean Equities
    7.91%
  • US Equities
    4.59%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    3.8%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.01 %4.89 %22.99 %40.86 %95.19 %
Sector-0.48 %2.22 %12.24 %24.35 %51.85 %
Rank within sector3 / 202 / 191 / 195 / 161 / 14
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Calendar performance

YTD-20182017201620152014
Fund3.25 %41.63 %3.79 %4.78 %7.53 %
Sector0.32 %27 %7.48 %0.52 %2.92 %
Rank within sector2 / 201 / 1914 / 177 / 166 / 14
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Risk statistics

Alpha4.42
Beta1.05
Sharpe0.58
Volatility13.36
Tracking error5.38
Information ratio0.85
R-Squared0.84

Price movement

52 week high67.03
52 week low50.36
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price62.91

Holdings by region

  • 67.39% Japan
  • 14.8% China
  • 7.91% Korea
  • 4.59% USA
  • 3.8% Taiwan
  • 1.51% India

Holdings by sector

  • 27.8% Information Technology
  • 20.68% Industrials
  • 18.52% Consumer Discretionary
  • 9.2% Consumer Staples
  • 7.73% Financials
  • 4.95% Health Care
  • 3.01% Materials
  • 2.66% Others
  • 2.62% Telecommunications Utilities
  • 1.51% Utilities

Holdings by asset type

  • 67.39% Japanese Equities
  • 14.8% Chinese Equities
  • 7.91% South Korean Equities
  • 4.59% US Equities
  • 3.8% Taiwanese Equities
  • 1.51% Indian Equities

Individual holdings

  • 4.05% KEYENCE CORP
  • 3.58% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING
  • 3.24% DAIFUKU CO
  • 3.18% DON QUIJOTE HLDGS CO LTD
  • 3.15% KOSE