The Company may invest in a diversified portfolio of securities (including equity shares, preference shares, convertible securities, warrants and other equity-related securities) predominantly issued by quoted smaller companies spread across a range of industries and economies in the Investment Region. The Investment Region includes Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, The Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, together with such other economies in Asia as approved by the Board.
The management fee is 0.85% of the first GBP250m, 0.6% of the next GBP500m and 0.5% of GBP750m and above. Contract terminable on notice period of 3 months.
The Company's dividend policy shall be that dividends on the Ordinary Shares are payable quarterly in relation to periods ending October, January, April and July. It is intended that the Company will pay quarterly dividends consistent with the expected annual underlying portfolio yield.