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BlackRock Asia Fund D Acc

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Fund Provider BlackRock Fund Managers Limited
Fund Summary The aim of the Fund is to provide a return on your investment (generated through an increase in the value of the assets held by the Fund) (gross of fees) over the long term (5 or more consecutive years beginning at the point of investment) by investing in equities (i.e. shares) of companies based in Asia, excluding Japan.
SEDOL code B7VS8S5
ISIN GB00B7VS8S56
Fund code BLASA
Managers Andrew Swan, Alethea Leung
Manager Tenure 7 years
Morningstar Category Asia ex-Japan Equity
IMA Sector Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Fund Size £90 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.95%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.6270
Buy Price £1.6330
Price Date 3rd April 2020
Yield 1.05%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 1st July 2013
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: 0.182%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
Fund Performance -8.45% +2.82% +9.85% +39.84% -8.86% +21.88%
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 0.56% -14.01% +14.57%
1 week -1.21% -12.13% +10.91%
1 month -13.41% -15.70% +2.29%
3 months -15.74% -10.31% -5.44%
6 months -10.51% -10.44% -0.06%
1 year -11.19% +0.22% -11.41%
3 years 0.75% +3.97% -3.22%
5 years 5.26% +6.04% -0.78%
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -14.32% -0.83% -13.50%
Since inception 7.59% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd TWN 6.33%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd ADR CHN 6.06%
Tencent Holdings Ltd CHN 5.77%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KOR 5.15%
Ping An Insurance (Group) Co. of China Ltd Class H CHN 2.59%
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd TWN 2.38%
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd SGP 2.33%
CK Asset Holdings Ltd HKG 2.19%
Yum China Holdings Inc CHN 2.11%
Bharti Airtel Ltd IND 2.08%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd September 2019 0.0173 £1.8270
3rd September 2018 0.0171 £1.7370
1st September 2017 0.0140 £1.7420
1st March 2017 0.0022 £1.5610