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Hyung Jin Lee

Hyung Jin Lee

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About Hyung Jin Lee

Hyung Jin Lee is Head of Asian Equities and takes the lead role in the management of regional Asia ex Japan products and mandates including Baring Asia Growth Fund and Baring Eastern Trust. He is also the lead manager of the Baring Korea Trust, back up manager of the Baring ASEAN Frontiers Fund and spearheads research and stock selection for Korea. Jin joined Barings as an investment manager in 2004 from Rhee Capital a Korean hedge fund company where he was involved with the management of a long/short hedge fund focusing on Korean equities. He was previously head of the large cap and financial teams at Samsung Securities. Jin’s experience also includes Analyst roles at Salomon Smith Barney, UBS Securities and Credit Lyonnais. Jin holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of California, Berkeley (US). He is fluent in Korean.

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Citywire Rating: + rated

2013

  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SNot rated in Sep 2013
  • ONot rated in Oct 2013
  • NNot rated in Nov 2013
  • DNot rated in Dec 2013

2014

  • JNot rated in Jan 2014
  • FNot rated in Feb 2014
  • MNot rated in Mar 2014
  • ANot rated in Apr 2014
  • MNot rated in May 2014
  • JNot rated in Jun 2014
  • JNot rated in Jul 2014
  • ANot rated in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ONot rated in Oct 2014
  • NNot rated in Nov 2014
  • DNot rated in Dec 2014

2015

  • JNot rated in Jan 2015
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2015
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2015
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated A in Jun 2015
  • JRated A in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
  • SRated A in Sep 2015
  • ORated A in Oct 2015
  • NRated A in Nov 2015
  • DRated A in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated A in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated A in Mar 2016
  • ARated A in Apr 2016
  • MRated A in May 2016
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2016
  • JRated A in Jul 2016
  • ARated A in Aug 2016
  • SRated A in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016
  • NRated A in Nov 2016
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2016

2017

  • JRated A in Jan 2017
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated in Mar 2017
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • MRated Plus in May 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2017
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2017
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2017
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2017
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2017

Performance

over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 14.5% 9.7% 11.3%
2016 -1.3% -0.4% -0.9% 9.8% -8.9%
2015 -1.7% 5.6% 2.6% -17.4% 9.8%
2014 9.3% -2.0% 7.8% -3.1% 6.8%
2013 2.0% 1.3% -7.8% 4.2% 4.8%

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Big data will drive tech stocks, says Baring's Asian equity chief

Citywire A-rated, Hyung Jin Lee, tells Citywire Global how after smartphones and social networks, big data is set to lead the sector's uptrend

What we learned this month: Samsung's under pressure

Each month we look at a hot top investment topic that's dominating the analysis agenda. This time around, it's Samsung's battle to retain market share.

Barings' Asian equity chief backs tech to drive regional renaissance

Hyung Jin Lee says continued rise of tablets and smartphones is key growth theme which will propel returns in Korea and Taiwan.

Korea choices: top country specialists revealed

As fund managers turn more constructive on South Korea, Citywire Global finds the standout performers riding this improved sentiment.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.