Aims to provide capital growth from a diversified portfolio of around 50 to 80 companies quoted on the Asian stock markets, excluding Japan. The Company also has the ability to use gearing up to a maximum level of 20% of net assets to increase potential returns to shareholders.
The value of investments and the income from them can go down and up, and you may not get back as much as you paid in. Past performance is not a guide to the future.
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Cumulative performance of an original investment of £100.
You should remember that past performance is not a guide to the future.
Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Total return, net of charges and any applicable fees using cum income Net Asset Values (NAVs) debt at par with net dividend (if any) reinvested, in sterling. For detail see the Trust’s latest Report & Accounts.
Richard Titherington is a Managing Director and the Chief Investment Officer (CIO) and head of the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team, and is based in Hong Kong. An employee since 1986, Richard was part of the Pacific Regional Group from 1994. He was appointed as a managing director in April 2001 and appointed head of the global emerging markets business in December 2001. Prior to 1994 Richard was a U.S. and international pension fund manager, working in the UK until he transferred to Hong Kong in 1992. Before joining the Firm, Richard spent two years as an analyst with UKPI in London. Richard obtained an M.A. in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.
Ayaz Ebrahim is a Managing Director and heads the Asia Pacific Core team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team at JPMAM. He also chairs the Asia Pacific Asset Allocation Committee and is based in Hong Kong. Before joining JPMAM in September 2015, Ayaz was previously with Amundi Hong Kong where he spent more than five years as the CIO of Asia ex-Japan equities and Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Prior to that Ayaz was the CIO, Asia Pacific, for both HSBC Global Asset Management and Deutsche Asset Management. From 1991 to 2002, he worked at Crédit Agricole Asset Management Hong Kong (now named Amundi Hong Kong Limited), initially as an investment manager and subsequently as CIO for Asia. Ayaz holds a Doctorate degree in Civil Law (DCL) and a Bachelor of Science degree (Hons) in Accountancy from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.
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