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Barings ASEAN Frontiers A USD Inc

Ranked 8 out of 26 in - ASEAN over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

SooHai Lim

SooHai Lim was born in Singapore in 1970 and graduated from the Nanyang Technological University with a bachelor’s degree in accountancy. He started his career in 1996 at Singapore Telecoms Asset Manangment where he worked on Thai and Malaysian equities. SooHai joined Daiwa SB Investments in Singapore in 2000 where he was a country specialist for Australia and Malaysia and in 2005 he joined Barings where he is currently a fund manager working on Australian and Asian equities. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and has been working in the industry for over 14 years. Outside of fund management he enjoys the cinema and theatre.

Objective

The objective of the Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth in the value of assets by investing in companies in Asia by investing at least 70% of its total assets at any one time in equities and equity-related securities of companies incorporated in countries which are members of the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN), or which have a significant proportion of their assets or other interests in those countries. The members of ASEAN include Singapore, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam.

Performance

ASEAN over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 2.1% -11.8%
2017 30.7% 6.1% 6.1% 3.9% 11.8%
2016 5.1% 6.0% 1.4% 4.7% -6.6%
2015 -11.9% 2.6% -6.4% -16.0% 9.3%
2014 9.2% 5.1% 4.0% 3.0% -3.0%
2013 -6.0% 12.3% -5.4% -9.0% -2.8%
2012 22.2% 13.4% -5.4% 9.4% 4.2%
2011 -11.6% 1.4% 1.5% -18.3% 5.2%
2010 37.4% 6.1% -1.0% 22.3% 6.9%
2009 86.3% -3.2% 46.2% 23.6% 6.5%
2008 -26.6%
2007 3.5%
2006 24.1% 9.9% -5.1% 4.1% 14.3%
2005 21.8% 0.3% -1.5% 10.5% 11.5%
2004 18.5% 13.5% -3.5% -4.3% 13.1%
2003 38.3% -7.5% 14.9% 20.5% 8.0%
2002 -13.5% 6.3% -0.8% -15.5% -2.9%
2001 -23.4% -11.2% 2.7% -22.2% 8.1%
2000 -35.2% -5.5% -7.4% -13.4% -14.4%
1999 55.1% 9.5% 15.5% 0.5% 21.9%
1998 -11.1% 2.8% -15.6% -10.0% 13.9%
1997 -34.3% -7.2% 13.9% -14.7% -27.1%
1996 12.7% 7.7% -0.2% -0.1% 5.0%
1995 2.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
DBS Group Holdings Ltd ORD 8.13%
United Overseas Bank Ltd ORD 6.66%
Bank Central Asia Tbk PT ORD 4.47%
CP All PCL ORD 4.07%
Telekomunikasi Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Perusahaan Perseroan PT ORD 3.63%
Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk PT ORD 3.44%
United Tractors Tbk PT ORD 2.47%
Bangkok Dusit Medical Services PCL ORD 2.45%
Keppel Corporation Ltd ORD 2.41%
PTT Exploration and Production PCL ORD 2.16%
31/05/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Bahrain
  3. Chile
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Greece
  8. Hong Kong
  9. Ireland
  10. Luxembourg
  11. Macau
  12. Peru
  13. Singapore
  14. Spain
  15. Sweden
  16. Switzerland
  17. Taiwan
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/08/2008
  • Share Class size221Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0000830236

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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