Half of the world’s fastest-growing companies, the world’s fastest-growing urban population, two of the three largest equity markets in the world – all of them are in Asia.2 In this highly diverse region, alpha opportunities cut across countries, sectors, and market capitalizations. That’s why we cast a wider net and apply our time-tested research process with an aim to uncover only the most compelling investments in the entire market for our clients.
Large cap core, with greater exposure to small and mid cap companies than peers4
Sound core allocation in a broader Asia portfolio, blending with complementary satellite exposures
Historically higher upside capture and steady relative downside protection vs peers and index5
1IMF World Economic Outlook, October 2020
2Population data: see “The Future of Asian and Pacific Cities”, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia Pacific 2019; Companies data: see “Asia Is Home to 50% of the World’s Fastest-Growing Companies,” Nikkei Asia Review, 9 May 2019. https://asia.nikkei.com/Business/Companies/Asia-is-home-to-50-of-world-s-fastest-growing-companies; Equity market data: World Federation of Exchanges, as of November 2020.
3Morningstar, as of quarter ending 31 December 2020. The Fund delivered returns higher than peers and benchmark in one-, three-, five- and 10-year periods. First quartile ranking in one- and three-year periods. Fund performance is reflective of Share Class Y USD. Performance is net of fund total expense ratio. Peer performance refers to the average of all the funds in Morningstar’s Asia ex Japan Equity category. The Index refers to the MSCI AC Asia Ex Japan NR USD. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Portfolio manager Caroline Loke started managing the Fund in 1 June 2018.Third-party rankings from rating publications are no guarantee of future investment success. Working with a highly rated advisor does not ensure that a client or prospective client will experience a higher level of performance or results.Alpha measures the excess return generated by the fund compared to the return of its benchmark. An alpha of 1.0 indicates that the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 1%.
4Size exposure data from Morningstar, as of 31 October 2020. Fund exposure is reflective of Share Class Y USD. Peer exposure refers to the average of all the funds in Morningstar’s Asia ex Japan Equity category. The Index refers to the MSCI AC Asia Ex Japan NR USD. The Fund’s active share is 85% as of 31 December 2020. Active share measures the difference between the portfolio’s holdings and its benchmark index. A portfolio that the replicates the index will have an active share of 0%, while a portfolio that invests wholly in stocks outside the index will have an active share of 100%.
5Morningstar, as of 31 December 2020. Upside and downside capture figures cited reflect performance over three, five, and 10-year periods. Upside Capture Ratio measures a manager's performance in up-markets relative to the index. A value over 100 indicates that a fund has outperformed the benchmark during periods of positive returns for the benchmark. Downside Capture Ratio measures the manager's performance in down-markets relative to the index. A value of less than 100 indicates that a fund has lost less than its benchmark when the benchmark has been in the red. Fund performance is reflective of Share Class Y USD. Peer performance refers to the average of all the funds in Morningstar’s Asia ex Japan Equity category. The Index refers to the MSCI AC Asia Ex Japan NR USD. Past performance does not guarantee future results.
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Investment involves risks including the possible loss of principal amount invested. The value of the units in the Fund and the income accruing to the units, if any, may fall or rise. The Fund may use or invest in financial derivatives for efficient portfolio management and hedging purposes. PineBridge Investments is a group of international companies that provide investment advice and market asset management products and services to clients around the world. PineBridge Investments is a registered trademark proprietary to PineBridge Investments IP Holding Company Limited, PineBridge Investments Singapore Limited (Co. Reg. No. 199602054E), One George Street, Unit 21-06, Singapore 049145. This advertisement or publication has not been reviewed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Morningstar Rating™ Source: Morningstar Essentials™. Copyright ©2020 Morningstar, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Morningstar Rating in the ASIA EX JAPAN EQUITY Morningstar Category. Morningstar Performance ratings shown reflect the share class performance shown unless noted otherwise. With effect from 1 June 2018, Caroline Loke manages the Fund.