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Comgest Growth Asia USD Acc

Ranked 2 out of 44 in - Asia Pacific Including Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Caroline Maes

Caroline Maes joined Comgest’s Singapore office in 2012 before moving to Paris in 2015 where she is a portfolio manager and analyst specialising in global emerging markets and Asian equities. Maes has over 10 years of investment experience and contributes to the GEM Promising Companies and Asia including Japan strategies. She started her career in 2003 as a research associate at Alliance Bernstein in New York before moving to UOB Kay Hian in Singapore in 2006. She then joined CLSA in Singapore where she held the role of equity research analyst. Maes graduated with a bachelor’s degree in quantitative economics and international relations from Tufts University in the US.

Chantana Ward

Chantana Ward joined Comgest in 1998. Based in Paris, she is an analyst and portfolio manager within the Japanese equity team and she travels regularly to Japan to research companies and spend time with the Tokyo-based team members. Ward co-leads funds within Comgest’s Asia ex Japan, Asia including Japan and Japan equity strategies and has been an important contributor to the development of these strategies. Ward holds an MSc in finance from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business in New York, a dual diploma with The American University of Paris.

Objective

The investment objective of the Asia Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Asia, notably Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Japan, South Korea and China.

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Performance

Asia Pacific Including Japan over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.9% 0.7% 2.8%
2017 24.4% 9.2% 0.9% 2.6% 10.0%
2016 6.9% -4.5% 6.7% 5.4% -0.4%
2015 16.7% 22.4% 0.1% -15.4% 12.7%
2014 22.5% -0.1% 6.8% 8.0% 6.3%
2013 10.7% 4.3% -0.2% 3.6% 2.7%
2012 0.3% 6.5% -3.9% 1.6% -3.6%
2011 -11.2% -8.5% -0.5% -1.9% -0.6%
2010 20.0% 8.8% -0.1% -0.9% 11.4%
2009 27.3% -4.7% 17.3% 8.0% 5.4%
2008 -44.2% -20.3% -0.9% -16.9% -14.9%
2007 -0.2% 0.5% 3.7% 5.0% -8.8%
2006 -2.1% 3.1% -9.4% 1.3% 3.5%
2005 45.1% 2.6% 10.8% 12.2% 13.8%
2004 5.0% 11.0% -1.5% -5.6% 1.7%
2003 10.0% -10.0% 10.6% 11.7% -1.1%
2002 -19.8% 9.2% -6.4% -15.4% -7.2%
2001 -9.8% -1.0% 9.4% -20.4% 4.7%
2000 -21.7% 6.7% -9.3% 1.3% -20.2%
1999 232.7% 29.3% 43.9% 22.8% 45.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
USD Cash 6.02%
Keyence Corp ORD 4.05%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 3.58%
Daifuku Co Ltd ORD 3.24%
Don Quijote Holdings Co Ltd ORD 3.18%
Kose Corp ORD 3.15%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 3.13%
Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp ORD 3.08%
Ping An Insurance Group Co of China Ltd ORD 3.04%
Fast Retailing Co Ltd ORD 2.96%
31/05/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Ireland
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Netherlands
  8. Portugal
  9. Sweden
  10. Switzerland
  11. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/06/2015
  • Share Class size101Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00BQ3D6V05

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%

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