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BlackRock Asia Special Situations A Acc

Ranked 64 out of 429 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 : 31/05/2016 - 31/05/2017
  • Rank 64/429 Total Return
  • Rank 269/429 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 120/429 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 12.9%
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

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/01/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 7.47
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 7.11
AIA Group Ltd ORD 5.12
LARGAN Precision Co Ltd ORD 4.63
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd ORD 3.85
Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk PT ORD 3.56
Melco Resorts & Entertainment Ltd DR 3.53
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp ORD 3.43
Delta Electronics Inc ORD 3.17
Chongqing Rural Commercial Bank Co Ltd ORD 3.13
31/01/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/04/2014
  • Share Class size129Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00BJGZYG57

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

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