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Stewart Investors Asia Pacific Leaders A GBP Acc

Ranked 373 out of 423 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

David Gait

David Gait was born in Edinburgh in 1975 and holds a BA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MSc in Investment Analysis from Stirling Univerisity. David joined Stewart Ivory in 1997, the predecessor to First State Investments. He is responsible for evolving the emerging markets and Asia Pacific strategies and is the lead manager on the First State Asia Pacific Sustainability and First State Indian Subcontinent funds. David has been managing funds for over 11 years.

Sashi Reddy

Sashi Reddy is a Portfolio Manager at Stewart Investors. The Global Emerging Markets/ Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) team manages funds in Asia Pacific, Emerging Market, Worldwide and Sustainable Development equity investment strategies on behalf of clients. Sashi joined the team in July 2008 and he serves as the lead Portfolio Manager of the Indian Subcontinent OEIC. Sashi has an engineering degree from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business, York University in Toronto.


The Fund invests in large and mid capitalisation equities issued by companies that are incorporated, or listed, or which conduct the majority of their economic activity, in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan, including Australasia). Particular consideration is given to investment in companies that are positioned to benefit from, and contribute to, the sustainable development of the countries in which they operate.

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Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -0.1%
2017 23.4% 10.2% 2.8% 1.5% 7.3%
2016 -0.4% 0.9% 1.3% 4.8% -6.9%
2015 -4.3% 5.0% -1.2% -10.0% 2.5%
2014 12.1% 1.4% 8.4% 1.3% 0.6%
2013 2.3% 1.3% -5.7% 5.3% 1.8%
2012 24.1% 10.9% -4.5% 13.1% 3.6%
2011 -8.6% -0.8% 2.9% -12.7% 2.6%
2010 22.9% 1.7% -5.7% 17.3% 9.3%
2009 51.6% -1.5% 26.6% 18.5% 2.6%
2008 -39.4% -5.4% -5.2% -17.4% -18.3%
2007 42.5% 5.7% 13.4% 14.6% 3.7%
2006 33.9% 7.0% 1.3% 6.2% 16.3%
2005 20.9% 3.6% 2.6% 10.9% 2.6%
2004 21.5% 7.3% -9.3% 8.8% 14.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Ireland
  7. Italy
  8. Luxembourg
  9. Netherlands
  10. Sweden
  11. Switzerland
  12. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/12/2003
  • Share Class size780Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0033874214

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment50


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment4

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