Smith & Williamson BambuBlack Asia Income & Growth Class B Income

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Summary

At a glance

Objective The objective of the Trust is to achieve both an income yield and long term growth of capital, primarily through investment in the Far East and Pacific Basin region, including Japan, Australia and India.
Fund launch date March 1989
OCF 0.77%
Initial charge 0%
Fund size £59.3 million
Sector IA Asia Pacific Including Japan
Benchmark MSCI AC Pacific GR
Number of holdings 78
Accumulation/income Income
Historic Yield 2.19%

Discrete Performance

Past Performance (% Growth)
26/02/20 - 26/02/21 26/02/19 - 26/02/20 26/02/18 - 26/02/19 26/02/17 - 26/02/18 26/02/16 - 26/02/17
28.34% 11.35% -9.79% 22.32% 32.15%

Cumulative Performance

Past Performance (% Growth)
3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years 5 years
-0.85% 8.66% 28.34% 28.91% 108.36%

Fund Manager

Jane Andrews

Jane joined Smith & Williamson in 1996 and has managed the Smith & Williamson Far Eastern Trust for over 10 years. She has vast knowledge of the Far Eastern region having managed different mandates within several organisations. Jane began her career with Midland Bank researching far eastern stocks. In 1987 she moved to John Govett to manage the Pacific Income Fund (winning a performance award in 1988) and a gold and resource fund. A brief tenure at CIM preceded her career at Smith & Williamson.

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Fund Analysis

Asset allocation
International Equities 95.65%
Property 2.04%
Cash & Equivalent 1.29%
Managed Funds 1.02%
Top 10 holdings
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING 4.15%
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO 2.99%
TENCENT HLDGS LTD 2.71%
KEYENCE CORP 2.25%
AIA GROUP LTD 2.23%
KEPPEL DC REIT 2.13%
Parkway Life REIT Parkway Life REIT UNITS 2.04%
INFORMATION SERVICES INTL-DENTSU 1.99%
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP 1.97%
MINTH GROUP 1.86%
Sector breakdown
Technology 38.69%
Industrials 13.58%
Consumer Discretionary 11.79%
Financials 9.40%
Real Estate 6.72%
Health Care 5.13%
Consumer Staples 5.01%
Utilities 2.35%
Telecommunications 2.32%
Cash and Equivalents 1.29%
Basic Materials 1.16%
Managed Funds 1.02%
Non-Classified 0.92%
Energy 0.62%
Country breakdown
Japan 35.09%
Hong Kong 11.36%
China 11.19%
Taiwan 9.02%
South Korea 6.88%
India 5.90%
Singapore 5.32%
Australia 3.51%
United States 2.86%
New Zealand 2.22%
Direct Property and REITs 2.04%
Philippines 1.37%
Cash and Equivalents 1.29%
Managed Funds 1.02%
Thailand 0.92%
Market capitalisation
Mega (>50bn) 16.24%
Large (3bn-50bn) 35.08%
Medium (1bn-3bn) 25.17%
Small (50m-1bn) 9.74%
Micro (<50m) 0.00%
Cash & Equivalent 1.29%
Unknown 12.48%
Risk factors
Charges to Capital Yes
Emerging Markets Yes
Concentrated Portfolio No
Smaller Companies Yes
High Yield Bonds No
Geared Investments No
Property No
Exchange Rate Yes
Performance Charges No
Derivative Exposure No

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