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BGF Asian Growth Leaders Fund D2 GBP

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Fund Provider BlackRock (Luxembourg) SA
Fund Summary 'The Asian Growth Leaders Fund seeks tomaximize total return. The Fund invests at least70% of its total assets in the equity securities ofcompanies domiciled in, or exercising thepredominant part of their activity in Asia,excluding Japan. The Fund places particularemphasis on sectors and companies that, in theopinion of the Investment Adviser, exhibitgrowth investment characteristics, such asabove average growth rates in earnings or salesand high or improving returns on capital.
SEDOL code BP25SS1
ISIN LU1085282496
Fund code BGALD
Managers Andrew Swan, Emily Dong
Manager Tenure 8 years
Morningstar Category Asia ex-Japan Equity
Fund Size £1,200 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 £13.2500
Buy Price £13.2500
Price Change +0.8372%
Price Date 3rd April 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: -0.076%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
Fund Performance -10.31% -2.18% +7.89% +40.60% -4.40%
Benchmark Performance
(Asia ex-Japan Equity)
-0.05% +10.82% +33.34% -7.85%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Asia ex-Japan Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.84% -14.01% +14.85%
1 week 0.45% -12.13% +12.58%
1 month -12.60% -15.70% +3.10%
3 months -15.98% -10.31% -5.67%
6 months -11.07% -10.44% -0.63%
1 year -12.94% +0.22% -13.17%
3 years -2.00% +3.97% -5.97%
5 years 4.70% +6.57% -1.87%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -14.52% -0.83% -13.69%
Since inception 9.01% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KOR 9.69%
Tencent Holdings Ltd CHN 8.58%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Ordinary Shares CHN 4.68%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR CHN 4.16%
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd SGP 3.93%
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd HKG 3.69%
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd TWN 3.53%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd CHN 3.23%
PT Astra International Tbk IDN 3.23%
NCsoft Corp KOR 2.72%

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