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BGF China A2 USD

Ranked 8 out of 53 in - China over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Andrew Swan

Andrew Swan is a managing director and head of Asian fundamental equities at BlackRock where he runs the BGF Asia Dragon Fund. Prior to joining BlackRock in August 2011, Andrew spent eight years at JP Morgan Asset Management. He studied commerce at the University of New South Wales, Australia. Based in Hong Kong, outside of fund management Andrew enjoys golf and skiing.

Helen Zhu

Helen Zhu is head of China Equities for the Fundamental Equity division of BlackRock's Alpha Strategies Group. Before joining BlackRock in 2014, Zhu spent eight years at Goldman Sachs in Hong Kong, most recently as Chief China Strategist within the Global Investment Research division. Prior to this role, she was the Business Unit leader for the Telecom/Internet and Media sector research team. Zhu joined Goldman Sachs from ABN AMRO, where she spent five years and was sector head of the Asian telecom research team. Zhu was educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she studied Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

Objective

The Fund seeks to maximise total return. It invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in, or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, the People's Republic of China.

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Performance

China over : 31/03/2016 - 31/03/2017
  • Rank 8/53 Total Return
  • Rank 24/53 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 11/53 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
22 UBS (CAY) China A Opportunity A

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

11.7

23 Deutsche China Equity A SGD USD

11.9

24 BGF China A2 USD USD

11.9

25 China Select USD USD

12.1

26 Value Partners Intelligent China Convergence A USD USD

12.1

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 11.3%
2016 5.2% -3.6% 0.6% 15.1% -5.9%
2015 -2.6% 6.2% 10.3% -22.9% 7.8%
2014 14.6% -5.7% 5.2% 4.4% 10.7%
2013 4.2% -3.5% -8.6% 11.6% 5.8%
2012 23.0% 11.5% -6.4% 1.6% 16.1%
2011 -21.1% 3.1% -3.3% -26.9% 8.2%
2010 7.8% -1.4% -2.3% 8.4% 3.2%
2009 79.3% 7.6% 44.1% 5.2% 10.0%
2008 -25.2% -10.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/11/2016

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 9.54
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 8.31
Bank of China Ltd ORD 5.73
China Mobile Ltd ORD 5.55
China Construction Bank Corp ORD 5.43
China Life Insurance Co Ltd ORD 4.68
BlackRock ICS Inst USD Liq Agency Dist 4.00
China Petroleum & Chemical Corp ORD 3.21
MORGAN STANL 6Y3 3.11
PetroChina Co Ltd ORD 3.02
30/11/2016

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Gibraltar
  9. Greece
  10. Hong Kong
  11. Hungary
  12. Ireland
  13. Italy
  14. Jersey
  15. Korea
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Macau
  18. Netherlands
  19. Norway
  20. Poland
  21. Portugal
  22. Singapore
  23. Spain
  24. Sweden
  25. Switzerland
  26. Taiwan
  27. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/06/2008
  • Share Class size1,239Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0359201612

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).