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Asia Pacific ex-Japan Fund - Institutional Singapore Dollar


(as at 31 Aug 2020)

Performance 1 mth % 3 mths % 1 yr % p.a. 3 yrs % p.a. 4 yrs % p.a. 5 yrs % p.a. Since inception % p.a. *
Fund ** 3.1 14.4 -4.2 -1.5 4.7 5.3 3.9
Benchmark *** 2.9 16.6 16.0 5.1 9.3 9.3 7.7

Performance chart
(as at 31 Aug 2020)

Data Source: Maple-Brown Abbott and MSCI

NAV price as at 23 Sep 2020

SGD $   1.5377

Contact us

Asia Pacific Region

Duncan Hodnett
Head of Global Distribution

Phone: + 61 (0) 2 8226 6200
Mobile: +61 (0) 456 382 472
Fax: + 61 (0) 2 8226 6201
Email: invest@maple-brownabbott.com.au

United Kingdom, Europe and Middle East

Susan Douse
Managing Partner - Douse Associates

Phone: +44 7841 142 610
Email: susan.douse@douseassociates.com

PERFORMANCE DISCLAIMER: Please note that the figures above represent past performance, and past performance is not a reliable indicator of future performance. Returns are volatile and may fluctuate quickly and significantly. Neither Maple-Brown Abbott Limited nor any other person makes any representation nor gives any guarantee as to the future performance or success of, the rate of income or capital return from, recovery of money invested in, or income tax or other taxation consequences of, any investment in the trusts shown on this website.

* Inception date is 16 October 2014.

** The Fund’s performance is based on the movement in net asset value per share and is before tax and after all fees and charges. Tax credits are not included in the performance figures.

*** MSCI AC Asia Pacific ex-Japan Net Index SGD.

Source MSCI: The MSCI information may only be used for your internal use, may not be reproduced or redisseminated in any form and may not be used as a basis for or a component of any financial instruments or products or indices. None of the MSCI information is intended to constitute investment advice or a recommendation to make (or refrain from making) any kind of investment decision and may not be relied on as such. Historical data and analysis should not be taken as an indication or guarantee of any future performance analysis, forecast or prediction. The MSCI information is provided on an “as is” basis and the user of this information assumes the entire risk of any use made of this information. MSCI, each of its affiliates and each other person involved in or related to compiling, computing or creating any MSCI information (collectively, the “MSCI Parties”) expressly disclaims all warranties (including, without limitation, any warranties of originality, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, non-infringement merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose) with respect to this information. Without limiting any of the foregoing, in no event shall any MSCI Party have any liability for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, consequential (including, without limitation, lost profits) or any other damages. (www.msci.com)

About the Fund

Investment objective

The Fund aims to outperform the MSCI All Countries Asia Pacific Excluding Japan Net Index (US$) over rolling four-year periods.

Key features

  • An actively managed fund that invests in Asia Pacific equity markets, excluding Japan
  • Value investment philosophy
  • Bottom-up stock selection based on detailed analysis
  • Focus on companies that we believe are priced at an attractive discount to our assessment of their underlying value

Fund facts
(as at 31 Aug 2020) Latest Fact Sheet

Fund size $ 153.5 Million
ISIN code IE00BQWJN968
Fund Inception date Oct 2007
Base currency USD
Class Currency SGD
Unit pricing frequency Daily
Minimum initial investment USD $ 1,000,000
Minimum additional investment USD $ 25,000
Total expense ratio ^ 1.00%
Anti-dilution levy ^^

Significant holdings
(as at 31 Aug 2020)

BHP Billiton
China Mobile
CK Hutchison Holdings
Health and Happiness International Holdings
Reliance Industries
Samsung Electronics
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufact. Co
Tencent Holdings

Value and balance sheet characteristics
(as at 31 Aug 2020)

  Fund Market *
Price:Earnings Ratio 9.9 15.9
Price:Cash Flow Ratio 5.9 10.3
Price:Net Tangible Assets Ratio 0.9 1.8
Grossed up Dividend Yield (%) 3.8 2.6
Balance Sheet Strength ** 0.45 0.43

* Represents our quantitative data which includes 93.0% of the index weight of the stocks in the Benchmark, plus non-Benchmark stocks.

** Cash Flow/Total Liabilities.

The figures shown above are based on 2021 estimates.

Risk measures USD
(as at 31 Aug 2020)

  Fund Benchmark
Annualised Monthly Volatility (%) * 20.8 21.1
Tracking Error (ex-ante) 5.7
Beta vs Benchmark 0.9
Annualised Information Ratio (%) * 0.0

* Since Inception

Sector weights vs. benchmark
(as at 31 Aug 2020)

Country weights vs. benchmark
(as at 31 Aug 2020)

^ The Total Expense Ratio is capped at 1.0%.

^^ The Company reserves the right to impose “an anti-dilution levy” representing a provision for market spreads (the difference between the prices at which assets are valued and/or bought and sold), duties and charges and other dealing costs relating to the acquisition or disposal of assets and to preserve the value of the underlying assets of a Fund as a result of material net subscriptions or redemptions.

Net asset values

Net asset value history

Date Class Currency NAV price
23/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5377
22/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5414
21/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5580
18/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5777
17/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5775
16/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5896
15/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5918
14/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5827
11/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5675
10/09/2020 SGD $ 1.5669

Download net asset value history

Invest with us

Invest with us

1. Carefully read the Key Investor Information and Prospectus

  • Key Investor Information Share Classes
  • Prospectus

2. Fill out and sign the application form

3. Fax the form to Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited +3531 553 9414

4. Please send hard copy of the application form to:-

c/o Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Ireland) Limited
Georges Court
54-62 Townsend Street
Dublin 2
D02 R156

Still need help?

Please contact us on invest@maple-brownabbott.com.au if you require further information.


Further information in relation to the Asia Pacific ex-Japan Fund - Institutional Singapore Dollar

Important information in relation to Maple-Brown Abbott Funds p.l.c.

This information has not been prepared specifically for Australian investors. It:

  • may contain references to dollar amounts which are not Australian dollars;
  • may contain financial information which is not prepared in accordance with Australian law or practices;
  • may not address risks associated with investment in foreign currency denominated investments; and
  • does not address Australian tax issues.