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Templeton Asian Smaller Companies A (acc) USD

Ranked 3 out of 25 in - Asia Pacific Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Chetan Sehgal

Chetan Sehgal is an executive vice president and the director of Global Emerging Markets and Small Cap Strategies for the Templeton Emerging Markets Group. In this capacity, he is responsible for strengthening the overall Global Emerging Markets and Small Cap strategies, providing guidance and thought leadership, coordinating appropriate resources and coverage, and leveraging the group's expertise to add value across products within the strategies. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Sehgal was a senior ratings analyst for the Credit Rating Information Services of India, Ltd. Mr. Sehgal earned a BE mechanical (honors) from University of Bombay and a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, where he specialized in finance and business policy and graduated as an institute scholar. Mr. Sehgal speaks English and Hindi and is a CFA charterholder.


The Fund's principal investment objective is to provide long-term capital appreciation. The Fund invests primarily in transferable equity securities as well as depository receipts of small-cap companies (i) which are incorporated in the Asia region, and/or (ii) which have their principal business activities in the Asia region. Furthermore, for the purpose of the Fund's investment objective, Asian small-cap companies are those having a market capitalisation at the time of initial purchase within the range of the market capitalisations of companies included in the MSCI AC Asia ex-Japan Small Cap Index (Index).

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Asia Pacific Small & Medium Companies over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 2.3% -5.7% -3.0%
2017 33.5% 15.0% 5.1% 2.4% 7.9%
2016 3.2% 1.2% 1.1% 10.9% -9.1%
2015 -5.5% 3.1% 2.4% -12.0% 1.8%
2014 8.1% -2.7% 10.2% 4.3% -3.3%
2013 6.3% 2.9% -8.7% 4.1% 8.6%
2012 36.4% 14.3% -5.5% 12.7% 12.0%
2011 -15.6% -2.3% 1.4% -20.9% 7.8%
2010 40.3% 8.4% -3.1% 22.7% 8.8%
2009 97.9% 2.0% 43.6% 19.7% 13.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Bajaj Holdings and Investment Ltd ORD 4.84%
Medy Tox Inc ORD 3.63%
Fila Korea Ltd ORD 3.47%
Apollo Tyres Ltd ORD 2.94%
Baozun Inc DR 2.93%
Luk Fook Holdings International Ltd ORD 2.45%
Royal Bank Of Canada (Toronto Branch) 0.000% 02-Jul-2018 2.40%
TravelSky Technology Ltd ORD 2.34%
Hoa Phat Group JSC ORD 2.10%
Federal Bank Ltd ORD 1.97%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Cyprus
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Estonia
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Germany
  11. Gibraltar
  12. Greece
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Hungary
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Jersey
  18. Latvia
  19. Liechtenstein
  20. Lithuania
  21. Luxembourg
  22. Macau
  23. Netherlands
  24. Norway
  25. Poland
  26. Portugal
  27. Singapore
  28. Slovakia
  29. Spain
  30. Sweden
  31. Switzerland
  32. Taiwan
  33. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date14/10/2008
  • Share Class size282Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0390135332

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.35%
  • Initial investment0.00%

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