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Asia Income Fund

Mark Williams, Carolyn Chan and Shashank Savla

The Fund

The Fund has been managed since launch in March 2012 by Mark Williams, Carolyn Chan and Shashank Savla and was named the Best Newcomer in the What Investment Unit Trust Awards in 2013. The Fund invests in Asia Pacific ex-Japan companies, aiming to deliver both a prospective yield at least 1.1 times that of the regional markets and long-term capital appreciation.

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The Asia team

Liontrust Asia team
Mark Williams, Carolyn Chan & Shashank Savla

Mark Williams, Carolyn Chan and assistant fund manager Shashank Savla have 60 years of combined investment experience in analysing Asian companies. Mark formerly managed funds at F&C and Occam and Carolyn worked previously at Hampton Investment Management.

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The Asia Income Process

The process seeks to identify companies that will benefit from the growth in the Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) region, have an attractive yield and give a greater chance of expectations being beaten. The process aims to avoid those stocks that are likelier to miss expectations. By targeting at least 1.1 times the dividend yield of the region across the portfolio, the fund managers believe this will ensure the equities they invest in are amongst the more conservative, better managed companies.

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Seoul searching – why we have increased our Korea exposure

Mark Williams

Having recently returned from a research trip to Seoul, Mark Williams outlines his key findings and the changes he is making to the Liontrust Asia Income Fund as a result. Read more

Latest fund update

Asia Income Fund

Read the latest update for the Liontrust Asia Income Fund.


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Ratings

FE Crown Rated - 4
Liontrust Asia Income Fund
FE Crown Rating: 4
Morningstar rated 4 star
Liontrust Asia Income Fund
Morningstar Rating: 4

Performance

Discrete performance

30-06-2016 -
30-06-2017
30-06-2015 -
30-06-2016
30-06-2014 -
30-06-2015
30-06-2013 -
30-06-2014
30-06-2012 -
30-06-2013
Liontrust Asia Income 25.16% 5.95% 13.20% -0.18% 19.92%
IA Asia Pacific Excluding Japan 28.75% 5.36% 8.51% 3.38% 13.55%
Liontrust Asia Income
IA Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
Cumulative performance

To previous working day 6 months 1 year 3 year 5 year 10 year Since launch
Liontrust Asia Income 8.07% 17.10% 49.77% 84.84% N/A 76.04%
IA Asia Pacific Excluding Japan 13.18% 22.80% 47.46% 78.21% N/A 66.67%
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Liontrust Asia Income
IA Asia Pacific Excluding Japan

Risk warning

• Past performance is not a guide to future performance. • Do remember that the value of an investment and the income from it can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested.  • Investment in Funds managed by the Asia Team involves foreign currencies and may be subject to fluctuations in value due to movements in exchange rates. • The Funds' expenses are charged to capital. This has the effect of increasing dividends while constraining capital appreciation. 


• The information and opinions provided should not be construed as advice for investment in any product or security mentioned.  • Always research your own investments and consult with a regulated investment adviser before investing.


Source: Financial Express. Total return, bid-to-bid. The Liontrust Asia Income Fund was launched on 05.03.12 and therefore discrete data is not available for more than four 12 month periods. This page is showing performance data and information for an income producing share class. Please go to our Interactive fund centre for performance data and information on the Fund’s other share classes.


© 2017 Morningstar. All Rights Reserved. The information contained herein: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed; and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar nor its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of this information.  Past performance is no guarantee of future results.

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Key fund information

  • Launch date05/03/2012
  • IA sectorIA Asia Pacific Excluding Japan
  • Fund size£89,912,308.88
  • Number of holdings55
  • Historic yield4.58%

Fund size and number of holdings data is as at previous month end. Historic yield and performance data is as at previous working day.

Historic yield: Reflects distributions declared over the past 12 months as a percentage of the mid-market unit price. It does not include any preliminary charge and investors may be subject to tax on their distributions.


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