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Aberdeen Asia Pac ex-Japan Eq A  APJAX
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Overall Morningstar
What is this?
As of 2016-09-30
Out of
Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk Funds
Rating derived from a weighted average of the fund's 3, 5, 10-year rating which are based on risk-adjusted performance.
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What is this?
As of 2016-08-31
Day Change
$ 0.05
NAV (2016-10-24)
$ 10.59
YTD Return % (2016-10-24)
Total Assets ($ mil)
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Growth of $10,000 Fund: Aberdeen Asia Pac ex-Japan Eq A
(from 2012-02-28 to 2016-09-30) Category: Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk
Total Annualized Returns % 1yr, 3yr and 5yr Returns as of 2016-10-24
Inception date: 2012-02-28 10yr and Inception Returns as of 2016-09-30
YTD Returns as of 2016-10-24
YTD 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year 10 Year Since Inception
Fund 13.38 5.56 -1.34 --- --- 1.52
+/- Category 2.81 -1.20 -4.05 --- --- ---
+/- MSCI EAFE NR USD 13.33 8.68 0.15 --- --- ---
  Standardized Return %   After Tax Returns % as of
  as of as of 2016-09-30   On Distribution 2016-09-30
On Distr &
Sales of Shrs
1 Yr Annualized --- 9.88   8.82 5.51
5 Yr Annualized --- ---   --- ---
10 Yr Annualized --- ---   --- ---
Inception(2012-02-28) --- 0.21   0.21 ---
Max Front Load % Max Back Load % Net Exp Ratio % Gross Expense Ratio %
5.75 --- 1.50 1.52
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  Portfolio Profile    
Asset Allocation
% of Net Assets
Cash 1.0
Stocks 98.0
Bonds 0.0
Other 0.9
Foreign Stocks 96.9
(as a % of Assets)
Data through 2016-08-31
Holding Status
Total Number of Stock Holdings 46 Turnover % 58
Total Number of Bond Holdings 0 30 Day SEC Yield % ---
% of Assets in Top 10 Holdings 36.49 ending as of 2016-09-30
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Top 10 Holdings Sector Country % of Net
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd South Korea 4.96
Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp Ltd Singapore 4.14
Jardine Strategic Holdings Ltd Singapore 4.05
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd India 3.60
AIA Group Ltd Hong Kong 3.56
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd Taiwan 3.49
Singapore Telecommunications Ltd Singapore 3.33
China Mobile Ltd China 3.32
PT Astra International Tbk Indonesia 3.09
Siam Cement PCL Shs Foreign Registered Thailand 2.95
Data through 2016-08-31
  Other Information
Fund Inception: 2012-02-28
Portfolio Manager  (Start Date)
Hugh Young   (2009-11-16)
Hugh Young is a Director of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC and Managing Director of the Group's Asian business. He is in overall charge of active equities, fixed income, property and solutions for the Group. Hugh joined Aberdeen in 1985 to manage Asian equities from London, having previously held posts at Fidelity International and MGM Assurance. He founded Singapore-based Aberdeen Asia in 1992 and since then he has built the company into one of the largest and most well-respected managers of such assets globally. Hugh graduated with a BA (Hons) in Politics from Exeter University.
Flavia Cheong   (2009-11-16)
Flavia Cheong is Head of Asia Pacific ex Japan Equity on the Asian Equities team, where, as well as sharing responsibility for company research, she oversees regional portfolio construction. Before joining Aberdeen in 1996, she was an economist with the Investment Company of the People’s Republic of China, and earlier with the Development Bank of Singapore. Flavia graduated with a BA in Economics and an MA (Hons) in Economics from the University of Auckland. She is a CFA charterholder.
Adrian Lim   (2009-11-16)
Adrian Lim is a Senior Investment Manager on the Asian Equities Team. Adrian originally joined Aberdeen in 2001 as a Manager on the Private Equity Team, on the acquisition of Murray Johnstone, but transferred to his current post soon afterwards. Previously, Adrian worked for Arthur Andersen LLP as an Associate Director advising clients on mergers & acquisitions in the region. Adrian holds a BAcc from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and is a CFA® charterholder.
Christopher Wong   (2009-11-16)
Christopher Wong is a Senior Investment Manager on the Asian Equities Team. Chris joined Aberdeen in 2001 in the Private Equity Team and transferred to the Asian Equities Team in 2002. Previously, Chris worked for Andersen Corporate Finance as an Associate Director advising clients on mergers and acquisitions in South East Asia. Chris holds a BA in Accounting and Finance from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Chris is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA) and is a CFA® charterholder.
Sales Charge %
(taken from prospectus dated 2016-03-09)
Front: 5.75
Deferred: None
Expense Ratio % 1.50
based on net assets
(taken from annual report dated 2015-10-31)
Correspondence Information
Aberdeen Funds
1735 Market Street, 32nd Floor
Philadelphia,  PA  19103
Data on this page does not include the fund's short positions (if any).
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