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BGF Pacific Equity A2 GBP

Ranked 8 out of 8 in - Asia Pacific Including Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Oisin Crawley

Oisin Crawley, CFA, director, is a portfolio manager, research analyst and head of research within the Asian Equities team in the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. He is responsible for coordinating team research and ideas output, managing regional equity strategies and assists in setting regional equity investment strategies. Oisin also provides research coverage for Australian equities. Before joining BlackRock in 2014, he was a partner at TT International in London, and then Hong Kong, with responsibility for Asia-Pacific within ACWI, along with the development and management of regional equity funds. Oisin started his career at Morgan Stanley in 1999 as a European equity analyst. He earned a BA with honours in Oriental Studies (Japanese) from Cambridge University in 1999.

Chris Hall

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in the Asia Pacific region. Currency exposure is flexibly managed.

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Performance

Asia Pacific Including Japan over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -4.3% -2.5% -1.0%
2017 28.6% 10.1% 3.8% 3.8% 8.4%
2016 1.9% -4.3% 0.7% 7.9% -2.1%
2015 -3.1% 6.7% 1.1% -15.4% 6.1%
2014 -0.9% -3.8% 6.8% -2.3% -1.2%
2013 21.4% 10.1% -2.1% 8.0% 4.3%
2012 22.0% 14.3% -7.2% 5.1% 9.4%
2011 -22.0% -2.4% -0.1% -19.7% -0.3%
2010 15.4% 5.1% -12.7% 12.8% 11.5%
2009 34.0% -8.6% 26.6% 13.3% 2.2%
2008 -39.5% -11.8% 0.7% -20.6% -14.3%
2007 12.7% 3.0% 4.8% 8.0% -3.4%
2006 14.3% 8.9% -2.1% -0.6% 7.8%
2005 27.2% 1.6% -1.5% 16.4% 9.3%
2004 12.3% 11.0% -6.7% -1.1% 9.6%
2003 38.2% -3.1% 9.8% 17.2% 10.9%
2002 -15.4% 1.5% -4.3% -11.1% -2.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Belgium
  4. Brunei Darussalam
  5. Chile
  6. Denmark
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Guernsey
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Hungary
  15. Iceland
  16. Ireland
  17. Jersey
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Macau
  20. Malta
  21. Mauritius
  22. Netherlands
  23. Norway
  24. Poland
  25. Portugal
  26. Singapore
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. Taiwan
  31. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date09/05/1996
  • Share Class size38Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0171290744

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).