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BlackRock Asian Dragon Fund;Institutional

Ranked 92 out of 187 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.

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 seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing in equities in Far East or Western Pacific countries.

Performance

Asia Pacific Including Japan over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017
  • Rank 92/187 Total Return
  • Rank 54/187 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 23/187 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 10.7% 4.1% 4.1%
2016 2.5% -4.3% 2.3% 7.6% -2.7%
2015 -1.5% 8.1% 1.9% -14.5% 4.6%
2014 -1.7% -3.9% 6.3% -2.1% -1.8%
2013 21.2% 9.6% -2.3% 8.0% 4.8%
2012 24.8% 15.0% -6.4% 4.3% 11.2%
2011 -21.0% -2.0% 0.4% -20.8% 1.4%
2010 15.9% 4.9% -12.8% 13.9% 11.2%
2009 34.1% -8.8% 26.3% 14.3% 1.8%
2008 -36.1% -11.2% 0.8% -17.4% -13.6%
2007 11.9% 2.9% 5.4% 8.4% -4.7%
2006 19.1% 10.6% -1.2% 0.9% 8.0%
2005 21.8% 0.4% -1.1% 15.0% 6.5%
2004 16.5% 11.3% -4.9% -1.1% 11.2%
2003 37.9% -3.8% 9.8% 16.8% 11.9%
2002 -14.6% 1.9% -2.2% -12.5% -2.1%
2001 -13.6% -5.3% 0.9% -13.9% 5.0%
2000 -28.3% -1.5% -11.1% -7.5% -11.6%
1999 87.8% 10.4% 12.7% 10.5% 36.6%
1998 8.5% 8.1% -8.2% -8.9% 20.0%
1997 -6.4% 0.2% 18.0% -2.6% -18.8%
1996 6.1% 5.1% 4.9% -1.6% -2.3%
1995 3.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date23/09/1976
  • Share Class size113Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US09252J5002

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment2Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.60%
  • Initial investment0

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