Maple-Brown Abbott Asia Pacific ex-Japan Fund – Institutional Sterling

The Fund is an actively managed fund that invests in Asia Pacific region including Australia and New Zealand excluding Japan. We may also invest in stocks listed outside Asia that conduct the majority of their operations in Asia. The Fund offers investors exposure to a diversified portfolio by country and industry sectors. The Fund is focused on companies that have strong balance sheets, free cash flow generation and good corporate governance. We will only invest in a company where we assess the discount to intrinsic value is sufficiently attractive. The Fund typically holds between 40–60 stocks.

Investment objective

The Fund aims to outperform the benchmark over rolling four-year periods.

Fund facts
Fund inception date19/10/2007Class inception date16/04/2014
Base currencyUSDClass currencyGBP
ISIN codeIE00B284Z023BenchmarkMSCI All Countries Asia Pacific Excluding Japan Net Index (US$)
Minimum initial subscriptionUSD $ 1,000,000 or GBP equivalentAnnual management charge %0.75

Fund benefits

Investment expertise

The Fund is managed by a dedicated and experienced team of Asia Pacific equity specialists.

Investment growth

The Fund aims to deliver long term capital growth.

Broader investment opportunities

The Fund provides access to investment opportunities, markets and risk management techniques not generally available to individual investors.

Portfolio managers

A team of experienced and dedicated investment professionals.

Geoffrey Bazzan
Head of Asia Pacific Equities
Will Main
Portfolio Manager, Asian Equities

Fund performance^

as at 30/11/2021

Performance in GBP1 mth %3 mths %1 yr % p.a.3 yrs % p.a.4 yrs % p.a.5 yrs % p.a.Since inception % p.a.*

^Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. No warranty can be given for future performance. Returns are volatile and may fluctuate quickly and significantly. 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. Source: Maple-Brown Abbott and MSCI.
* Inception date is 16 April 2014.
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Proxy voting outcomes 

The table below shows how we have exercised our vote for shares held in the Asia Pacific ex-Japan Fund for FY2021.

MeetingsResolutionsVoted ForVoted AgainstAbstained
Number 100827785420

The data above has been adjusted for shareholder sponsored resolutions. Of the 42 "against" votes, 7% related to the election of a Director and 93% related to other governance.

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