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Morgan Stanley Asia Opportunity A USD

Ranked 21 out of 103 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Kristian Heugh

Kristian Heugh is head of the global opportunity team at Morgan Stanley and leads global and international investing for the growth investing platform. He joined the firm in 2001 and has 16 years’ investment experience. Previously, he was a co-portfolio manager of a technology strategy and an international equity strategy, while a member of the global research group, working closely with the growth team. Prior to that, he was a technology analyst for MSIM’s sector rotation multi-cap growth strategies. He holds a degree in economics from Duke University.

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The Asia Opportunity Funds investment objective is to seek long term appreciation, measured in US Dollars. The Fund will seek to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in equity securities, including depositary receipts (including American Depositary Receipts (ADRs), Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs)), of issuers Located in Asia, excluding Japan. With a view to enhancing returns and/or as part of the investment strategy, the Fund may make use of exchange traded and over-the-counter options, futures and other derivatives for investment or efficient portfolio management purposes. The investment process integrates analysis of sustainability with respect to disruptive change, financial strength, environmental and social externalities and governance (also referred to as ESG).

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Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018
  • Rank 21/103 Total Return
  • Rank 103/103 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 98/103 Max Drawdown

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.9% 8.4% -11.4%
2017 52.2% 16.2% 7.3% 11.8% 9.3%
2016 5.1% 5.7% -2.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Norway
  11. Portugal
  12. Singapore
  13. Spain
  14. Sweden
  15. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date31/03/2016
  • Share Class size80Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1378878430

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.60%
  • Initial investment1.60%

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