JPMorgan Asian Investment Trust plc

ISIN:GB0001320778 Bloomberg ticker:JAI LN

Managed by our locally based team of investment experts, the JPMorgan Asian Investment Trust plc provides broad access to Asia’s fast growing markets and benefits from our long experience in the region.

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* All other figures shown are as at close of business on 19/10/2016 using the cum income NAV per share with debt at fair value.

About this trust

  • Investment objective

    • 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.

  • Fund facts

    • Total fund size: £320,460,298
    •  (as at 30/09/2016)
    • Benchmark: MSCI AC Asia Ex Japan Index (£)
    • Investment style: Growth
    • Sector: Far East
  • Risk warnings

    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.

    For further risks associated with this trust please refer to the 'Key risks' section below.


Cumulative performance of an original investment of £100.

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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.

Fund Managers

  • Richard Titherington

    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

    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.

Important information

Key attributes
  • Diversified exposure across Asia-Pacific markets excluding Japan.
  • Access to a highly-respected investment team that uses an investment process specifically developed for Asian stock markets.
  • Looks to outperform its benchmark through both stock selection and country allocation.
  • Actively manages gearing to enhance potential returns.
Essential information

Shares and debentures (if any) in an investment trust are not subject to the Financial Conduct Authority's (FCA) restrictions for marketing Non-mainstream Pooled Investment products, therefore investment trust products can be marketed to retail investors directly or via Independent Financial Advisers.


For information on charges relating to this trust please check the Trust factsheet.

Key risks
  • Exchange rate changes may cause the value of underlying overseas investments to go down as well as up.
  • Investments in emerging markets may involve a higher element of risk due to political and economic instability and underdeveloped markets and systems. Shares may also be traded less frequently than those on established markets. This means that there may be difficulty in both buying and selling shares and individual share prices may be subject to short-term price fluctuations.
  • This fund may use derivatives for investment purposes or for efficient portfolio management.
  • External factors may cause an entire asset class to decline in value. Prices and values of all shares or all bonds could decline at the same time.
  • This trust may utlilise gearing (borrowing) which will exaggerate market movements both up and down.
  • This trust may also invest in smaller companies which may increase its risk profile.
Annual and half year reports
Annual general meeting

Date: 29th January 2016
Time: 10.30 am
Location: 60 Victoria Embankment, London EC4 OJP.

AGM Presentation 2016

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