ABOUT THIS FUND
This all-cap, Asia Pacific ex Japan fund aims to provide investors with a high-conviction portfolio focused on companies that enjoy strong franchise positions and a proven track record of both execution and high return on equity. We firmly believe that this approach combined with valuation discipline can generate competitive returns relative to our benchmark.
WHY INVEST IN THIS FUND
Best Ideas Portfolio
We look to create a high-conviction Asia Pacific ex Japan portfolio without significant constraints at sector or country levels. We seek to achieve a truly active portfolio strategy with a focus on stock picking as the main driver of relative returns, characterized by a low portfolio turnover and a disciplined approach, supported by fundamental in-house research.
Balance between Core and Dynamic Stocks
The Fund seeks to consist of a core of quality stocks, with emphasis on companies with consistently high return on equity, strong franchise position and sustainability of returns, low levels of debt and a proven record of management and governance. The Fund will be supplemented by an allocation to dynamic stocks with the aim to diversify performance drivers and generate strong relative returns across different market conditions. Dynamic stocks are typically companies exhibiting “growth at reasonable price” (GARP) characteristics.
Our Asia Pacific ex Japan Equities Team comprises a depth of talent, with expertise across Asia Pacific ex Japan. Synergies arise from the collaborative research process, collegial environment and the constructive challenging of existing views.