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Merian Pacific Equity A USD

Ranked 92 out of 95 in - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Amadeo Alentorn

Amadeo Alentorn joined Old Mutual in 2005. He is a fund manager in the global equities team, and is also responsible for directing the quantitative research programme. He has extensive experience in investment, quantitative research and software development. Prior to joining Old Mutual, he developed simulation models for systemic and liquidity risk at the Bank of England (2004-2005), and worked as a software developer for CAD systems (2001-2004) and for robotic applications (1998-1999). Amadeo holds a BEng in Robotics (2000) from the University of Plymouth, an MSc in Computer Science (2001) and a PhD in Computational Finance (2006) from the University of Essex. During his doctoral research he developed a new option pricing model based on extreme value theory. He is a CFA charterholder.

Ian Heslop

Ian Heslop was born in South Shields in the United Kingdom in the early seventies. He holds a BA in chemistry from Oxford University and a PhD in medicinal chemistry from Edinburgh University. He started his career in the financial industry in 1997 when he joined Barclays Global Investors. After three years he then joined Old Mutual Asset Management is currently head of quantitative strategies. Ian is a member of ASIP and outside of fund management he likes to unwind by playing squash and football.

Mike Servent

Mike Servent joined OMGI in November 2004 from Barra International where he was a senior consultant specialising in the implementation of multi asset-class risk systems. Prior to this he spent five years with COR Risk Solutions, which developed optimisation, backtesting and modelling software. At COR he worked as commercial development manager as well as undertaking research projects with various clients. Mike has an MA in physics from Oxford University.


The objective of the Fund is to seek to achieve asset growth through investment in a well-diversified portfolio of securities of Pacific region issuers or of issuers established outside the Pacific region which have a predominant proportion of their assets or business operations in the Pacific region. It is not proposed to concentrate investments in any one industry or sector.

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Asia Pacific Excluding Japan over : 31/12/2017 - 31/12/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -24.9% -7.0% -5.6% -2.9% -12.0%
2017 36.1% 14.2% 0.3% 4.4% 13.9%
2016 8.6% -3.0% 1.9% 11.5% -1.4%
2015 -12.6% 3.2% 0.9% -19.4% 4.1%
2014 10.2% -0.9% 7.2% 0.4% 3.4%
2013 -3.1% 0.5% -6.9% 4.8% -1.2%
2012 22.2% 10.2% -5.4% 15.4% 1.5%
2011 -11.2% 0.6% 0.8% -14.2% 2.1%
2010 21.4% 0.3% -4.8% 19.1% 6.8%
2009 54.3% -2.7% 28.0% 20.1% 3.2%
2008 -41.1% -6.5% -5.0% -19.1% -18.1%
2007 39.6% 6.3% 12.0% 13.1% 3.7%
2006 29.5% 5.2% 0.4% 6.4% 15.3%
2005 20.0% 0.9% 5.2% 9.2% 3.5%
2004 22.7% 7.7% -7.4% 7.3% 14.6%
2003 37.5% -6.7% 17.5% 10.1% 13.9%
2002 -8.6% 7.3% -4.3% -15.1% 4.8%
2001 -4.7% -8.1% 1.3% -18.8% 26.2%
2000 -8.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Tencent Holdings Ltd ORD 3.22%
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd DR 2.46%
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd ORD 2.43%
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd ORD 2.43%
Bank Central Asia Tbk PT ORD 1.50%
NCSOFT Corp ORD 1.49%
ANTA Sports Products Ltd ORD 1.38%
MTR Corp Ltd ORD 1.37%
USD Cash 1.34%
Krung Thai Bank PCL ORD 1.32%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Chile
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Hong Kong
  8. Ireland
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Macau
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Singapore
  14. Spain
  15. Sweden
  16. Switzerland
  17. Taiwan
  18. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date13/09/2000
  • Share Class size69Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN IE0005264431

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment5.00%

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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).