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Absolute Asia AM Pacific Rim Equities Fund I/A USD

Ranked 414 out of 437 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan 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 Pacific Rim companies, defined as companies having their registered office or principal operations in any of the countries referenced in the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) Pacific Free ex Japan Index.

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

Performance

Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 1.8% -1.6%
2014 -3.4% 1.7% 4.2% -6.2% -2.8%
2013 -5.3% -0.4% -12.2% 9.4% -1.0%
2012 19.9% 10.6% -8.0% 10.1% 7.0%
2011 -21.8% -0.4% -0.1% -24.3% 3.8%
2010 18.9% 0.8% -12.6% 24.9% 8.0%
2009 83.0% 1.7% 36.5% 20.8% 9.2%
2008 -54.5% -15.9% 4.7% -30.4% -25.7%
2007 49.9% 12.0% 13.4% 16.9% 1.0%
2006 47.4% 14.2% 2.8% 3.0% 21.9%
2005 16.8% 2.7% 2.1% 11.9% -0.5%
2004 17.5% 0.7% -6.9% 10.2% 13.6%
2003 52.6% -0.9% 12.1% 19.1% 15.4%
2002 -8.1% 5.8% -1.4% -14.8% 3.4%
2001 -7.6% -10.0% 7.4% -20.7% 20.7%
2000 -9.2% 3.4% -6.3% -5.3% -1.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/10/1999
  • Share Class size00Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0103015219

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management1.2%

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