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BGF Asian Dragon D4 GBP

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Fund Provider BlackRock
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
Manager Tenure 8 years
Morningstar Category Currently unavailable
IMA Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Fund Size £2,327 million
Fund Type Offshore
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 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 £30.58
Buy Price £30.58
Price Change -1.1955%
Price Date 17th May 2019
Yield Currently unavailable
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 13th September 2012
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: 1.463%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fund Performance +3.30% +9.48% +38.63% -7.21% +29.57% -1.46%
Benchmark Performance
+3.49% +10.30% +31.50% -10.39% +27.46%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.20% -0.72% -0.48%
1 week -2.05% -0.80% -1.25%
1 month -8.00% -5.92% -2.08%
3 months 1.83% +0.47% +1.36%
6 months 5.56% +5.73% -0.18%
1 year -5.51% -5.98% +0.47%
3 years 55.14% +50.98% +4.16%
5 years 76.46% +62.47% +14.00%
10 years Currently unavailable +149.91% Currently unavailable
YTD 6.77% +6.61% +0.17%
Since inception 115.88% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Tencent Holdings Ltd CHN 6.04%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd TWN 4.84%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KOR 3.90%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR CHN 3.64%
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp LtdCFD SGP 3.53%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H CHN 3.15%
SK Hynix Inc KOR 3.07%
China Construction Bank Corp Class H CHN 2.51%
CK Asset Holdings Ltd HKG 2.48%
Ctrip.com International Ltd ADR CHN 2.40%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
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