Asia Pacific ex-Japan Fund - Institutional Sterling
ISIN: IE00B284Z023


(as at 30 Sep 2019)

Performance 1 mth % 3 mths % 1 yr % p.a. 3 yrs % p.a. 4 yrs % p.a. 5 yrs % p.a. Since inception % p.a. *
Fund ** 1.0 -1.4 -1.3 9.2 15.1 9.6 9.9
Benchmark *** 0.6 -0.8 4.0 8.4 15.1 9.9 9.9

Performance chart
(as at 30 Sep 2019)

Data Source: Maple-Brown Abbott and MSCI

NAV price as at 16 Oct 2019

GBP £   0.8817

Contact us

Asia Pacific Region

Christine Cameron
Head of Institutional & Strategic Relationships

Maple-Brown Abbott

Phone: + 61 (0) 2 8226 6200
Mobile: +61 (0) 434 562 001
Fax: + 61 (0) 2 8226 6201

United Kingdom, Europe and Middle East

Susan Douse
Managing Partner - Douse Associates

Phone: +44 7841 142 610

PERFORMANCE DISCLAIMER: Please note that the figures above represent past performance, and past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Returns are volatile and may fluctuate quickly and significantly. Neither Maple-Brown Abbott Limited nor any other person makes any representation nor gives any guarantee as to the future performance or success of, the rate of income or capital return from, recovery of money invested in, or income tax or other taxation consequences of, any investment in the trusts shown on this website.

* Inception date is 16 April 2014.

** The Fund’s performance is based on the movement in net asset value per share and is before tax and after all fees and charges. Tax credits are not included in the performance figures.

*** MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex-Japan Net Index GBP.

Source MSCI: The MSCI information may only be used for your internal use, may not be reproduced or redisseminated in any form and may not be used as a basis for or a component of any financial instruments or products or indices. None of the MSCI information is intended to constitute investment advice or a recommendation to make (or refrain from making) any kind of investment decision and may not be relied on as such. Historical data and analysis should not be taken as an indication or guarantee of any future performance analysis, forecast or prediction. The MSCI information is provided on an “as is” basis and the user of this information assumes the entire risk of any use made of this information. MSCI, each of its affiliates and each other person involved in or related to compiling, computing or creating any MSCI information (collectively, the “MSCI Parties”) expressly disclaims all warranties (including, without limitation, any warranties of originality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose) with respect to this information. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall any MSCI Party have any liability for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, consequential (including, without limitation, lost profits) or any other damages. (

About the Fund

Investment objective

The Fund aims to outperform the MSCI All Countries Asia Pacific Excluding Japan Net Index (US$) over rolling four-year periods.

Key features

  • An actively managed fund that invests in Asia Pacific equity markets, excluding Japan
  • Value investment philosophy
  • Bottom-up stock selection based on detailed analysis
  • Focus on companies that we believe are priced at an attractive discount to our assessment of their underlying value

Fund facts
(as at 30 Sep 2019) Latest Fact Sheet

Fund size $ 180.4 Million
ISIN code IE00B284Z023
SEDOL code B284Z02
Fund Inception date Oct 2007
Base currency USD
Class Currency GBP
Unit pricing frequency Daily
Minimum initial investment USD $ 1,000,000
Minimum additional investment USD $ 25,000
Total expense ratio ^ 1.00%
Anti-dilution levy ^^

Significant holdings
(as at 30 Sep 2019)

BHP Billiton
China Life Insurance - H Share
CK Hutchison Holdings
Hyundai Mobis
Origin Energy
PICC Property & Casualty - H Share
Reliance Industries
Samsung Electronics
State Bank of India
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufact. Co

Value and balance sheet characteristics
(as at 31 Aug 2019)

  Fund Market *
Price:Earnings Ratio 9.1 11.8
Price:Cash Flow Ratio 6.3 8.6
Price:Net Tangible Assets Ratio 1.0 1.5
Grossed up Dividend Yield (%) 4.2 3.4
Balance Sheet Strength ** 0.38 0.37

* Represents our quantitative data which includes 91.9% of the index weight of the stocks in the Benchmark, plus non-Benchmark stocks.

** Cash Flow/Total Liabilities.

The figures shown above are based on 2020 estimates.

Risk measures USD
(as at 31 Aug 2019)

  Fund Benchmark
Annualised Monthly Volatility (%) * 20.3 21.0
Tracking Error (ex-ante) 3.7
Beta vs Benchmark 1.0
Annualised Information Ratio (%) * 0.4

* Since Inception

Sector weights vs. benchmark
(as at 30 Sep 2019)

Country weights vs. benchmark
(as at 30 Sep 2019)

^ The Total Expense Ratio is capped at 1.0%.

^^ The Company reserves the right to impose “an anti-dilution levy” representing a provision for market spreads (the difference between the prices at which assets are valued and/or bought and sold), duties and charges and other dealing costs relating to the acquisition or disposal of assets and to preserve the value of the underlying assets of a Fund as a result of material net subscriptions or redemptions.

Net asset values

Net asset value history

Date Class Currency NAV price
16/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8817
15/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8805
14/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8926
11/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8800
10/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8934
09/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8943
08/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8965
04/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8889
03/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8822
02/10/2019 GBP £ 0.8921

Download net asset value history

Invest with us

Invest with us

1. Carefully read the Key Investor Information and Prospectus

  • Key Investor Information Share Classes
  • Prospectus

2. Fill out and sign the application form

3. Fax the form to Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited +3531 553 9414

4. Please send hard copy of the application form to:-

c/o Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited
Georges Court
54-62 Townsend Street
Dublin 2
D02 R156

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Further information in relation to the Asia Pacific ex-Japan Fund - Institutional Sterling

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