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BGF Asian Growth Leaders A2 USD

Ranked 390 out of 424 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.


The Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their activity in Asia, excluding Japan. The Fund places particular emphasis on sectors and companies that, in the opinion of the Investment Adviser, exhibit growth investment characteristics, such as above average growth rates in earnings or sales and high or improving returns on capital.


Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018
  • Rank 390/424 Total Return
  • Rank 373/424 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 408/424 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.4% -6.6% -8.0%
2017 38.1% 12.7% 6.9% 4.8% 9.4%
2016 6.4% -1.0% 3.3% 10.4% -5.8%
2015 1.0% 8.5% 4.0% -17.6% 8.5%
2014 9.5% -0.7% 6.3% 1.8% 1.9%
2013 23.8% 9.3% -2.3% 8.7% 6.6%
2012 5.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 8.56%
PetroChina Co Ltd ORD 4.86%
SK Hynix Inc ORD 4.43%
China Construction Bank Corp ORD 4.43%
NetEase Inc DR 4.03%
Posco ORD 3.86%
Baidu Inc DR 3.80%
Indusind Bank Ltd ORD 3.74%
China Resources Land Ltd ORD 3.47%
Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk PT ORD 3.44%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Brunei Darussalam
  4. Chile
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Ireland
  11. Korea
  12. Luxembourg
  13. Macau
  14. Netherlands
  15. Norway
  16. Portugal
  17. Singapore
  18. Spain
  19. Sweden
  20. Switzerland
  21. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/10/2012
  • Share Class size1,304Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0821914370

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%
  • 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).