Fact sheet: M&G Asian

Fund information

Fund name
M&G Asian I Acc GBP
Fund company manager
M&G UK
Fund type
OIC
Fund manager
Neil MacKay
since 01/01/2007
Fund objective
The fund aims to generate capital growth over the long term (five years or more) by investing at least 80% of the fund in the shares of companies throughout Asia (excluding Japan) and Australasia. It can also invest in companies that conduct the majority of their business activities in these countries. Investments are chosen based purely on a company’s individual merits. The fund manager focuses on firms that are run for the benefit of their shareholders and whose future profitability, in his opinion, is not fully appreciated by other investors. He has an investment horizon of three to five years and selects stocks with different drivers of profitability to construct a diversified portfolio that has the potential to cope in a variety of market conditions.
Benchmark
MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex Japan
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares

Performance snapshot

Quick stats

1 Year return

47.35 %

1 Year rank in sector

14/63

Sector

UT Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Yield

1.1979

Fund size

£ 628.1 m

FE Risk score

122

NAV
-
Discount/Premium
-
Gearing
-

Top in sector

Holdings snapshot

  • China
    19.3459%
  • Korea
    18.1047%
  • Hong Kong
    16.8107%
  • Taiwan
    16.6473%
  • Australia
    10.4524%
  • Information Technology
    30.6158%
  • Financials
    29.1986%
  • Industrials
    12.0261%
  • Materials
    7.9249%
  • Utilities
    5.3652%
  • Chinese Equities
    19.3459%
  • South Korean Equities
    18.1047%
  • Hong Kong Equities
    16.8107%
  • Taiwanese Equities
    16.6473%
  • Australian Equities
    10.4524%

Performance vs. Sector

Cumulative performance

1m6m1y3y5y
Fund1.43 %15.5 %37.84 %41.58 %83.67 %
Sector2.92 %18.04 %34.18 %51.03 %82.83 %
Rank within sector59 / 6343 / 6314 / 6348 / 5725 / 49
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Calendar performance

YTD-20172016201520142013
Fund14.21 %28.06 %-4.74 %7.03 %5.17 %
Sector16.65 %27.3 %-3.75 %9.21 %3.38 %
Rank within sector42 / 6329 / 6141 / 5943 / 5510 / 49
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Risk statistics

Alpha-1.86
Beta1.02
Sharpe0.54
Volatility14.73
Tracking error4.05
Information ratio-0.41
R-Squared0.92

Price movement

52 week high1784.41
52 week low1269.54
Current bid price0
Current offer price0
Current mid price1769.06

Holdings by region

  • 19.3459% China
  • 18.1047% Korea
  • 16.8107% Hong Kong
  • 16.6473% Taiwan
  • 10.4524% Australia
  • 6.2095% Singapore
  • 5.1565% India
  • 2.3169% UK
  • 1.8741% Philippines
  • 1.6119% Money Market

Holdings by sector

  • 30.6158% Information Technology
  • 29.1986% Financials
  • 12.0261% Industrials
  • 7.9249% Materials
  • 5.3652% Utilities
  • 4.1394% Consumer Discretionary
  • 4.0659% Telecommunications
  • 3.5183% Energy
  • 1.6119% Money Market
  • 0.8496% Health Care

Holdings by asset type

  • 19.3459% Chinese Equities
  • 18.1047% South Korean Equities
  • 16.8107% Hong Kong Equities
  • 16.6473% Taiwanese Equities
  • 10.4524% Australian Equities
  • 6.2095% Singapore Equities
  • 5.1565% Indian Equities
  • 2.3169% UK Equities
  • 1.8741% Philippine Equities
  • 1.6119% Money Market

Individual holdings

  • 5.86% SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO
  • 4.93% TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO
  • 3.54% AIA GROUP LTD
  • 3.37% DBS GROUP HLDGS LTD
  • 3.35% CK HUTCHISON HLDGS LTD
  • 3.21% BAIDU INC
  • 2.99% SHINHAN FINANCIAL GROUP
  • 2.8% QBE INSURANCE GROUP
  • 2.48% SK HYNIX INC
  • 2.16% AXIS BANK LTD