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Comgest Growth Asia USD Acc

Ranked 55 out of 197 in - Asia Pacific Including Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Caroline Maes

Caroline Maes joined Comgest’s Singapore office in 2012 before moving to Paris in 2015 where she is a portfolio manager and analyst specialising in global emerging markets and Asian equities. Caroline has over ten years of investment experience and co-leads the management of the Comgest Growth GEM Promising Companies and Comgest Growth Asia funds. She started her career in 2003 as a research associate at Alliance Bernstein in New York before moving to the IPO department of UOB Kay Hian in Singapore in 2006. Caroline then joined CLSA in Singapore where she held the role of equity research analyst for more than five years. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics and International Relations from Tufts University in the USA.

Chantana Ward

Chantana Ward joined Comgest in 1998. Based in Paris, she is an analyst and portfolio manager within the Japanese equity team and travels regularly to Japan to research companies and spend time with the Tokyo‐based team members. Chantana has been co‐leading the CG Nouvelle Asie fund since 2002 and also co‐leads the Comgest Growth Asia fund. Since 2008 she has been co‐lead on the Comgest Japan and Comgest Growth Japan funds. Chantana holds an MSc in finance from Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business in New York, a dual diploma with The American University of Paris.


The investment objective of the Asia Fund is to achieve long-term capital growth by creating a professionally managed portfolio consisting of what, in the opinion of the Investment Manager, are high quality long-term growth companies based or operating in Asia, notably Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Taiwan, the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, India, Japan, South Korea and China.

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Asia Pacific Including Japan over : 31/01/2016 - 31/01/2017
  • Rank 55/197 Total Return
  • Rank 97/197 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 123/197 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 3.8% 0.1% 4.0% 6.6% -6.5%
2015 4.8% 8.6% 3.8% -15.3% 9.7%
2014 7.5% -0.1% 6.1% -0.4% 1.8%
2013 15.7% 1.6% 1.0% 7.9% 4.5%
2012 1.8% 9.3% -8.4% 3.0% -1.2%
2011 -14.1% -3.2% 1.7% -9.2% -3.8%
2010 12.2% 2.6% -9.6% 10.5% 9.5%
2009 31.4% -9.0% 23.9% 12.5% 3.5%
2008 -46.9% -13.6% -1.5% -25.9% -15.8%
2007 10.7% 1.4% 5.2% 10.6% -6.3%
2006 9.4% 5.8% -4.3% 0.3% 7.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. France
  4. Germany
  5. Luxembourg
  6. Netherlands
  7. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/06/2015
  • Share Class size83Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00BQ3D6V05

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment50
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%

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