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BGF Asian Dragon D4 GBP

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Fund Provider BlackRock (Luxembourg) SA
Fund Summary The Asian Dragon Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its totalassets in the equity securities of companiesdomiciled in, or exercising the predominant partof their economic activity in, Asia, excludingJapan. Risk management measure used:Relative VaR using MSCI AC Asia ex Japan as theappropriate benchmark.
SEDOL code B72VKS7
ISIN LU0827875260
Fund code BGASD
Managers Andrew Swan, Alethea Leung
Manager Tenure 9 years
Morningstar Category Asia ex-Japan Equity
IMA Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Fund Size £1,840 million
Fund Type Offshore
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 1.1%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £34.0900
Buy Price £34.0900
Price Change -1.6729%
Price Date 21st February 2020
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 29th September 2014
Fund Status OPEN
Andrew Swan is a Managing Director of BlackRock, Inc. since 2011. Before joining BlackRock in August 2011, Mr. Swan achieved a 17-year investment career with JP Morgan. He initially joined as a research analyst in Sydney in 1994, before transferring to Singapore in 2002 to join JP Morgan's Pacific Regional team as head of Asia Pacific media research. In 2004, Andrew took up his role as an portfolio manager with JF Asset Management (wholly owned by JP Morgan). He relocated to Hong Kong in 2005. Mr. Swan earned a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours in Accounting and Finance) from the University of New South Wales, Australia, in 1993.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.614%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund Performance +17.85% -12.15% +27.18% +30.36% +0.55% +13.16% +9.13%
Benchmark Performance
(Asia ex-Japan Equity)
+14.72% -11.95% +27.99% +23.22% -2.63%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Asia ex-Japan Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.67% +0.86% -2.53%
1 week -1.25% -1.98% +0.74%
1 month -1.19% +4.69% -5.88%
3 months 5.48% +3.91% +1.57%
6 months 6.50% +9.86% -3.36%
1 year 12.75% +7.22% +5.54%
3 years 7.38% +8.82% -1.44%
5 years 10.99% +9.49% +1.49%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD 1.82% -1.35% +3.17%
Since inception 12.65% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd TWN 5.94%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR CHN 5.32%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KOR 4.92%
Tencent Holdings Ltd CHN 4.41%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H CHN 2.72%
PT Bank Central Asia Tbk IDN 2.55%
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd SGP 2.41%
CK Asset Holdings Ltd HKG 2.24%
Bharti Airtel Ltd IND 2.23%
Thai Beverage PLC THA 2.18%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
30th August 2019 0.2605 £32.0100
31st August 2018 0.2666 £31.0300
31st August 2017 0.2537 £31.6500
31st August 2016 0.2166 £25.5600
31st August 2015 0.1238 £18.5300
29th August 2014 0.1411 £19.6600