Register to get unlimited access to Citywire’s fund manager database. Registration is free and only takes a minute.

Absolute Asia AM Emerging Asia Fund I/A (USD)

Ranked 33 out of 56 in - Emerging Markets Asia over 12 months
All calculations are in USD

Managed by

François Théret

François Théret is currently head of emerging European equities and a portfolio manager & analyst at Natixis Asset Management. He started his career in 1997 as a junior sell-side analyst at Crédit Lyonnais in New York. One year later, he moved to Crédit Lyonnais Asset Management. After a three year stint he joined TAL, a subsidiary of Canadian Imperial Bank in Switzerland and then moved to AXA Investment Managers. François joined Natixis as a senior analyst in 2005.

Joyce Toh

Objective

The investment objective of the fund is long term growth of capital. The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its total assets in equity securities of Asian emerging markets companies, defined as companies having their registered office or principal operations in any of the countries referenced in the Morgan Stanley Capital International Emerging Markets Asia Free Index. The Fund may invest up to one-third of its total assets in cash and cash equivalents or other types of securities.

Showing fund performance globally. You can view performance in individual jurisdictions.

Performance

Emerging Markets Asia over : 30/06/2014 - 30/06/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 4.9% 0.4%
2014 5.1% 0.0% 7.8% -2.3% -0.2%
2013 -0.1% -1.0% -6.1% 4.9% 2.5%
2012 16.9% 11.6% -8.6% 7.2% 6.8%
2011 -20.1% -0.3% 2.8% -23.7% 2.2%
2010 16.2% -0.6% -6.7% 15.0% 8.9%
2009 64.7% -0.8% 29.4% 18.1% 8.7%
2008 -54.0% -16.7% -12.4% -22.5% -18.6%
2007 36.7% -1.6% 18.9% 17.8% -0.8%
2006 26.3% 6.8% -4.6% 7.3% 15.5%
2005 26.4% 4.5% 0.1% 9.5% 10.4%
2004 10.4% 4.9% -13.1% 6.6% 13.6%
2003 58.6% -10.8% 24.2% 18.3% 21.0%
2002 -6.5% 19.5% -6.8% -19.2% 3.8%
2001 11.2% 0.8% 3.2% -15.8% 27.0%
2000 -47.5% -6.5% -15.6% -19.7% -17.1%
1999 85.8% 1.9% 41.9% -11.6% 45.4%
1998 -27.2% 0.2% 23.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Finland
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Italy
  6. Luxembourg
  7. Netherlands
  8. Norway
  9. Peru
  10. Singapore
  11. Spain
  12. Sweden
  13. Switzerland
  14. Taiwan
  15. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date23/01/1998
  • Share Class size65Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0095830419

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment100,000
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.4%

Related News

Absolute Asia CIO Bill Sung steps down

Market veteran set to fully leave Singapore-based company by the end of the year with his successor already named.

China: it’s different this time

Talking to Citywire in Singapore, Bill Sung says China's new leader is in a position to break new ground but we should not dream of western-style political reform.

HK arrests reflect unhealthy property scene, says top fund manager

Hong Kong property developers are seen as receiving too much leeway from the state, says Bill Sung of Absolute Asia as Sun Hung Kai Properties executives are arrested.

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