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The Fund aims to provide long-term capital growth from a diversified portfolio of investments in Asian companies, with the potential for growth, including investments in small to medium-sized companies with a market capitalisation of less than USD 1 billion. The Fund shall invest primarily in equity or equity-related securities issued by companies with their registered office in an Asian country or with their registered office outside of Asia but carrying out their business activities predominantly in Asia or holding companies, the interests of which are predominantly invested in companies with their registered office in an Asian country.Up to 20% of the NAV of the Fund may be exposed to China A shares listed on the Shanghai or Shenzhen Stock Exchanges, via Stock Connect.Up to 30% of the NAV of the Fund may be invested in cash and cash equivalents, Money Market Instruments, equity and equity related instruments issued by companies and other entities not meeting the above requirement or debt securities (including convertible debt) of issuers worldwide.The Fund will have a flexible approach to country allocation covering investments in Asia including the Indian subcontinent but excluding Japan and Australasia.There is no requirement as to the geographical spread of the Fund's investments. Investors should not assume that the assets of the Fund will at all times include investments from each country in the Asia region.The Fund will not invest in units of UCITS and/or other UCIs (including Exchange Traded Funds), with the exception of possible investment in money market funds for liquidity management purposes which will not exceed 10% of the NAV of the Fund.