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First State Greater China Growth Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP

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Fund Provider First State Investments (UK) Ltd
Fund Summary The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund invests in shares of companies that are based in or have significant operations in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan.
SEDOL code 3387432
ISIN GB0033874321
Fund code FTCBA
Managers Martin Lau, Helen Chen
Manager Tenure 17 years
Morningstar Category Greater China Equity
IMA Sector China/Greater China
Fund Size £507 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 1.07%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £11.4502
Buy Price £11.4502
Price Change +2.0099%
Price Date 3rd July 2020
Yield 1.25%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 19th May 2014
Fund Status OPEN
Martin Lau is a Managing Partner of First State Stewart Asia, part of First State Investments. Martin has more than 22 years of experience in managing Asia Pacific and Greater China portfolios. He joined the First State Stewart Asia team in April 2002 and is based in Hong Kong. Martin is the lead manager of a number of First State funds: the First State Asian Equity Plus Fund, the First State Asian Bridge Fund, the First State Asia Pacific All Cap Fund, the First State New Era PRC Fund, the First State China Growth Fund, the First State Greater China Growth Fund and the First State Hong Kong Growth Fund. Martin graduated from Cambridge University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters degree in Engineering. He is also a CFA charterholder.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.055%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +14.71% +2.01% +20.29% +32.53% -0.56% +17.62% +5.46% +21.67% -6.57% +18.10%
Benchmark Performance
(Greater China Equity)
+23.40% -2.86% +13.19% +30.67% -5.02%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Greater China Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 2.01% +14.01% -12.00%
1 week 3.19% +10.02% -6.84%
1 month 8.92% +22.46% -13.54%
3 months 21.88% +10.80% +11.07%
6 months 5.97% +17.56% -11.59%
1 year 14.39% +11.38% +3.02%
3 years 12.99% +12.31% +0.68%
5 years 14.14% +10.31% +3.83%
10 years 12.43% +11.47% +0.95%
YTD 8.35% +3.03% +5.32%
Since inception 15.83% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd TWN 8.09%
Tencent Holdings Ltd CHN 7.82%
AIA Group Ltd HKG 5.88%
China Merchants Bank Co Ltd Class H CHN 5.18%
China Mengniu Dairy Co Ltd CHN 4.24%
Midea Group Co Ltd Class A CHN 4.16%
ENN Energy Holdings Ltd CHN 3.93%
CSPC Pharmaceutical Group Ltd HKG 3.83%
Advantech Co Ltd TWN 3.61%
China Resources Land Ltd CHN 2.92%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
3rd February 2020 0.0080 £10.0373
1st August 2019 0.0998 £10.4387
1st August 2018 0.1153 £9.3936
1st August 2017 0.0976 £8.1056
1st February 2017 0.0376 £7.1633
1st August 2016 0.0739 £6.4836