Merian Asia Pacific U2 Acc

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Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 182.80 Day Change GBX +1.90 (1.05%)
Price Date 12 Dec 2018 Crown Rating 5
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.65 %
Total Expense Ratio 1.21 Fund Size 486,765,900.00
Launch Date 14/09/1994 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 250,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 1.21
ISIN GB00BHBX7N81 Min TopUp (£) 1,000,000.00
Ongoing Charge (%) 0.8500 Ongoing Charge Date 29/06/2018

Fund Objective

To achieve long term capital growth through the active management of a diversified portfolio of securities. There will be no geographic or economic restrictions but principally, investment will be in securities traded on Asian and Australasian stock markets.

Fund Managers

Ian Heslop

Ian joined Old Mutual in 2000 and is head of global equities at Old Mutual Global Investors. He manages a range of hedge and retail funds and segregated mandates, including market neutral and long only funds. Ian boasts more than 20 years of investment experience and the team has won numerous awards for its funds. Prior to joining Old Mutual, Ian was a UK quantitative fund manager at Barclays Global Investors. He holds an MA in chemistry from the University of Oxford and a PhD in medicinal chemistry, University of Edinburgh. He is an associate of the Society of Investment Professionals.

Mike Servent

Mike joined Old Mutual in 2004 and co-manages a range of funds within the Old Mutual Global Investors (OMGI) global equity team. He joined from Barra International where he was a senior consultant specialising in the implementation of multi asset-class risk systems. Prior to this he spent five years with COR Risk Solutions, which developed the optimisation, back-testing and modelling software currently used by the global equity team at OMGI. Mike has an MA in physics from the University of Oxford.

Amadeo Alentorn

Amadeo joined Old Mutual in 2005 and is a fund manager and head of research in the global equity team. Prior to joining Old Mutual, he developed simulation models for systemic and liquidity risk for the Financial Stability Group at the Bank of England, and worked as a software developer for CAD systems and for robotic applications. He holds a BEng in robotics from the University of Plymouth, an MSc in computer science, and a PhD in computational finance from the University of Essex. He is a CFA charterholder.

Fund Performance

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Discrete Performance

Top 10 Holdings

Name Weight
TENCENT HLDGS LIMITED 2.80%
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO 2.50%
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR CO 2.40%
ALIBABA GROUP HLDG LTD 2.20%
CSL LIMITED (AUD) 1.70%
INFOSYS LTD 1.60%
BANK CENTRAL ASIA 1.40%
CSPC PHARMACEUTICAL GROUP LTD 1.40%
NCSOFT CORP 1.40%
PING AN INSURANCE(GR)CO OF CHI 1.40%

Asset Breakdown

Name Weight
Australian Equities 15.90%
Chinese Equities 29.30%
Hong Kong Equities 8.40%
Indian Equities 6.90%
Indonesian Equities 4.00%
International Equities 2.30%
Malaysian Equities 1.80%
Philippine Equities 1.40%
Singapore Equities 3.50%
South Korean Equities 13.10%
Taiwanese Equities 9.10%
Thai Equities 4.30%

Region Breakdown

Name Weight
Australia 15.90%
China 29.30%
Hong Kong 8.40%
India 6.90%
Indonesia 4.00%
Korea 13.10%
Malaysia 1.80%
Others 2.30%
Philippines 1.40%
Singapore 3.50%
Taiwan 9.10%
Thailand 4.30%

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