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Aberdeen Asia Focus Investment Trust (AAS) Ordinary 25p

Sell:1,040.00p Buy:1,045.00p 0 Change: 2.50p (0.24%)
Market closed Prices as at close on 25 November 2020 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
Change: 2.50p (0.24%)
Market closed Prices as at close on 25 November 2020 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
Change: 2.50p (0.24%)
Market closed Prices as at close on 25 November 2020 Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes | Switch to live prices |
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To maximise total return to Shareholders over the long term from a portfolio of smaller quoted companies (with a market capitalisation of up to approximately USD 1.5bn at time of investment) in the economies of Asia and Australasia, excluding Japan. The Company's assets may be invested in a diversified portfolio of securities predominantly in quoted smaller companies spread across a range of industries and economies in the investment region including Australia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, The Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, together with such other economies in Asia as the Directors may from time to time determine. Investments may also be made through collective investment schemes, in unquoted equities and in companies traded on stock markets outside the Investment Region.
Security Weight Inc 4.00%
Bank OCBC NISP Tbk 3.44%
AEM Holdings Ltd 3.12%
John Keells Holdings PLC 3.09%
Hana Microelectronics PCL 3.06%
Asian Terminals Inc 3.01%
Cebu Holdings Inc 2.96%
Park Systems Corp 2.91%
Convenience Retail Asia Ltd 2.88%
Affle India Ltd 2.87%
Sector Weight
Industrials 17.29%
Technology 16.57%
Consumer Cyclical 14.52%
Financial Services 14.38%
Real Estate 11.23%
Consumer Defensive 10.69%
Healthcare 6.55%
Energy 3.47%
Communication Services 2.87%
Utilities 1.72%
Country Weight
India 14.89%
Thailand 11.47%
Singapore 10.99%
Malaysia 9.92%
Taiwan 9.89%
Hong Kong 8.03%
Indonesia 7.00%
Philippines 5.97%
South Korea 5.46%
Vietnam 3.92%

Fee Structure

Annual management fee of 0.96% of the Companys market capitalisation. Contract terminable on notice period of 12 months.

Dividend Policy

Dividends are not expected to be significant and will mainly be derived from shares and securities. It is intended that, in the absence of unforeseen circumstances, a single dividend will be paid in or around November of each year.


Total number of holdings: 79.

Trust Manager

Hugh Young

Manager Bio

Hugh Young is Managing Director − Asia for Aberdeen Standard Investments. He was formerly a board director and head of Investment for Legacy Aberdeen (before its merger with Standard Life plc). Mr. Young joined Legacy Aberdeen in 1985 to manage Asian equities form its London office, having started his investment career in 1980. He founded Singapore-based Aberdeen asset Management Asia Limited in 1992. Mr. Young is a director of a number of Legacy Aberdeen subsidiary companies and of investment trusts and funds managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments. Mr. Young graduated with a BA (Hons) in Politics from Exeter University.

Board Of Directors

Nigel CayzerChairman, Philip Yea, Martin Gilbert, Charlotte Black, Randal Dunluce, Deborah Guthrie, Krishna Shanmuganathan

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