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First State Asia Pacific All Cap III Acc

Ranked 111 out of 427 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Richard Jones

Richard Jones is a director of First State Stewart Asia, part of First State Investments. Richard has more than 27 years of investment experience in Asia, focused on both company research and portfolio management. He joined the FSSA team in January 2010 and is based in Hong Kong. Richard is the lead manager of the First State Asia Innovation Fund, the First State Asian Growth Fund and the First State Singapore and Malaysia Fund. He is also responsible for managing a number of Asia Pacific Leaders portfolios on behalf of key client segregated accounts. Richard graduated from the London School of Economics with a first class degree in Economics (Government).

Martin Lau

Having graduated from Cambridge University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters in Engineering, Martin Lau has progressed from a somewhat industrious education to Investment Fund Management and now has over 10 years experience in the industry. Born in Hong Kong in 1972, Lau started his investment career in 1995 at BZW in London as part of their risk management team. He subsequently spent six years with Invesco as a fund manager responsible for the greater China funds, Smaller Companies fund and regional portfolios. Lau currently manages a range of China and Asia funds for First State. He describes his investment style for many of the funds he runs as bottom up stock selection with strong macro overlay. He also focuses heavily on quality, growth and price. A keen badminton player, Lau also enjoys playing tennis, walking and going to the cinema.


The Fund aims to grow your investment. The Fund invests primarily (at least 70% of its Net Asset Value) in equity securities of companies established or having significant operations in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan) and which are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide. The Fund is not subject to any limitation on the portion of its Net Asset Value that may be invested in any one or more Emerging Markets in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan), any sector or any limitation on the market capitalisation of the companies in which it may invest.

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Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 1.5%
2017 35.7% 10.7% 8.8% 3.4% 8.9%
2016 2.7% -0.2% 3.4% 6.5% -6.6%
2015 -1.4% 7.6% -0.8% -11.8% 4.7%
2014 12.9% 1.0% 7.9% 2.9% 0.8%
2013 -3.7% 4.3% 4.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. Switzerland
  4. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date25/03/2013
  • Share Class size88Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE00B6RN1X37

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment500,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.25%
  • Initial investment1.25

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