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BlackRock Asia Special Situations A Acc

Ranked 246 out of 427 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Emily Dong

Emily Dong is a portfolio manager for the Asian Growth Leaders fund at BlackRock and is responsible for managing regional unconstrained strategies and assists in setting regional equity investment strategy. Prior to joining BlackRock in 2010, Emily worked at China Renaissance Capital Investment and JMB Capital Partners as a senior investment professional. She began her career at China International Capital Corporation (CICC) as an equity analyst. Emily earned a BA degree in international finance from Peking University in China in 2001 and an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School in 2006.

Andrew Swan

Andrew Swan is a managing director and head of Asian fundamental equities at BlackRock where he runs the BGF Asia Dragon Fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in August 2011, Andrew spent eight years at JP Morgan Asset Management. He studied commerce at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Based in Hong Kong, outside of fund management Andrew enjoys golf and skiing.

Objective

The fund aims to maximise total return by investing primarily in shares of companies domiciled in or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in Asia, excluding Japan. The Fund places particular emphasis on sectors and companies that, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, exhibit growth investment characteristics, such as aboveaverage growth rates in earnings or sales and high or improving returns on capital.

Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.3%
2017 38.8% 12.9% 6.9% 5.3% 9.3%
2016 6.4% -1.1% 2.4% 11.4% -5.7%
2015 -0.3% 7.3% 3.8% -17.1% 8.1%
2014 1.0% 1.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/04/2014
  • Share Class size333Mn
  • Base currencyGBX
  • ISIN GB00BJGZYG57

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50,000
  • Min. regular additional investment5,000

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.5

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