First State Asian Bond III

The fund aims to achieve long-term returns through investment in a diversified portfolio of fixed income and similar transferable instruments issued primarily by government and corporate entities in Asia.
The Fund invests primarily in debt securities of issuers organised, headquartered or having their primary business operations in Asia. The Fund may also invest in treasury bonds of the United States Government. The Fund may invest in investment grade debt securities (rated as Baa3 or above by Moody’s Investor Services, Inc. or BBB– or above by Standard & Poor’s Corporation or other recognised rating agencies) and below investment grade debt and convertible securities, or, if unrated, of comparable quality as determined by the Investment Manager.

Key stats

Management firm  First State Investments (Hong Kong) Ltd
Domicile  Ireland
Fund Administrator  HSBC Securities Services (Ireland) Ltd
Global Branding Name  First State
Fund currency  USD
Net Assets Date  2014-09-30
Net Assets  $21,140,706
Launch Date  2003-09-03
ISIN  IE0008375986
SEDOL  0837598
Manager 1 Name  Nigel Foo
Manager 2 Name  Nicole Hsieh
Fund Strategy  Asia Bond
Benchmark  JPM Asia Credit TR USD
Fund Structure  Open Ended Investment Company
UCITS 3 compliant  yes

Performance/Volatility

Return Date  2014-09-30
Return - 1 Month  -0.86%
Return - 2 Months  0.12 %
Return - 3 Months  1.06%
Return - 6 Months  4.04 %
Return - 9 months  6.36 %
Return - 12 Months  6.99%
Annualized return 24 months  3.23 %
Annualized return 36 months  6.81 %
Annualized return 48 months  4.33 %
Annualized return 60 months  6.10 %
Return 120 months  3.79 %
Annualized return since Inception  4.47%
Return YTD  6.36%

Ratings

Morning Star Rating Date   2014-09-30
Morning Star Rating - 36 Months  fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 60 Months  fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating fund has a 4 star rating
Morning Star Rating - 120 Months  fund has a 1 star rating
Morning Star Rating - Overall  fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating fund has a 3 star rating

Charges

Initial  7.00 %
Minimum Investment  $5,000,000
Maximum Managment Charge  0.30 %
Exit charge  0.00 %
Performance Fee  0.00 %

Contact

Contact Address  6/F, Three Exchange Square, 8 Connaught Place, Central
Contact city  Hong Kong
Contact country  Hong Kong
Fund Admin Group  First State Investments (Hong Kong) Ltd
Web Address  http://www.firststateinvestments.com
Custodian  HSBC Institutional Trust Services (Irela
Phone  852-2846-7566

Price

Last Price Date  2014-10-29
Pre-tax nav  16.41
Pre-tax offer  0.00
Pre-tax bid  0.00
Pre-tax mid  0.00
Post-tax nav  0.00
Post-tax offer  0.00
Post-tax bid  0.00
Price change  $0.00
Price change (percentage)  0.00 %
Guaranteed NAV  0.00000
Close Price  0.00

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