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Aberdeen Asia Pacific & Japan Equity A Acc

Ranked 45 out of 192 in - Asia Pacific Including Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Hugh Young

Asia expert Hugh Young has more than 20 years' experience in fund management and he aims to identify undervalued investment opportunities through detailed company analysis. Born in 1958, Young joined Aberdeen in 1985 after stints at MGM Assurance and Fidelity. In 1992, he set up the group's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore, where he plays a key role in the investment team led by Peter Hames. He was subsequently promoted to head of emerging markets and now oversees the Asian, European, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American markets. Young, a Politics graduate from Exeter University, runs a wide range of funds for Aberdeen, including unit trusts, investment trusts and offshore portfolios.

Objective

The objective of the Fund is to grow your capital by investing mostly in companies in the countries of the Asia Pacific region including Japan. The Fund may invest in some countries that are still developing their economies.

Performance

Asia Pacific Including Japan over : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 45/192 Total Return
  • Rank 153/192 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 112/192 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
43 ASR Fonds Aziefonds USD

22.1%

44 SWC (CH) EF Asia A USD

22.0%

45 Aberdeen Asia Pacific & Japan Equity A Acc USD

22.0%

46 Asiatico Accionario A USD

21.8%

47 BPI Asia Pacifico USD

21.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 12.2%
2016 4.3% -0.6% 2.8% 8.6% -6.1%
2015 -10.9% 4.9% -2.0% -16.4% 3.7%
2014 1.5% 1.0% 5.2% -0.9% -3.6%
2013 -0.7% 2.6% -4.9% 2.6% -0.8%
2012 23.4% 14.2% -3.9% 5.9% 6.2%
2011 -13.2% -4.1% 3.1% -13.4% 1.5%
2010 27.2% 4.0% -3.3% 16.5% 8.5%
2009 55.4% -6.5% 33.1% 17.8% 6.0%
2008 -42.9% -9.7% -2.3% -19.4% -19.7%
2007 16.8% 1.2% 8.4% 6.1% 0.3%
2006 20.1% 7.5% -4.2% 5.9% 10.1%
2005 24.6% 1.3% 2.1% 13.6% 6.0%
2004 17.3% 5.6% -5.4% 4.7% 12.3%
2003 55.0% -6.1% 20.9% 17.0% 16.7%
2002 3.0% 12.0% 1.1% -10.1% 1.2%
2001 -6.5% -6.4% 3.1% -15.0% 13.9%
2000 -21.6% -6.9% -2.9% -6.9% -6.9%
1999 59.5% 5.5% 23.8% 1.1% 20.8%
1998 4.5% 9.2% -17.5% -7.8% 25.8%
1997 -33.2% -2.0% 6.5% -12.4% -26.8%
1996 7.1% 7.1% 1.4% 0.8% -2.2%
1995 1.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/04/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Aberdeen Global - Indian Equity Z2 Acc USD 4.23
Aberdeen Asian Smaller Companies Inv Tst PLC 3.56
Aberdeen Global - China A Share Equity Z2 Acc USD 3.53
Aberdeen New Thai Inv Tst PLC 3.11
Jardine Strategic Holdings Ltd ORD 3.03
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 2.90
AIA Group Ltd ORD 2.88
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd PFD 2.86
Japan Tobacco Inc ORD 2.71
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd ORD 2.59
30/04/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date21/04/2006
  • Share Class size46Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B0XWNJ21

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500
  • Min. regular additional investment50

Charges

  • Annual management1.75%
  • Initial investment0

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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).