Investment Trusts

Schroder Asian Total Return Inv. Company


Schroder Asian Total Return Inv. Company

  • Price (GBX)500.00
  • Today's Change-4.00 / -0.79%
  • Shares traded108.78k
  • 1 Year change+18.06%
  • Beta0.5382
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About the company

Schroder Asian Total Return Investment Company plc, formerly Asian Total Return Investment Company plc, is a United Kingdom-based investment trust. The Company's investment objective seeks to provide a high rate of total return through investment in equities and equity related securities of companies trading in the Asia Pacific region (excluding Japan). It seeks to offer a degree of capital preservation through use of derivative instruments. The Company invests principally in a diversified portfolio of 40-70 companies operating primarily in Asia, including Australasia but excluding Japan. It is intended that the Company will have a bias to investing in small- and mid-cap companies. The Company's investment manager is Schroder Investment Management Limited.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)135.02m
  • Net income in GBP125.09m
  • Incorporated1987
  • Employees0.00
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Management group(s)--
AIC sectorAsia Pacific
Launch date26 Nov 1987
Share typeOrdinary Share
Base currencyGBP


To provide a high rate of total return primarily through investment in equity and equity related securities in Asia Pacific Companies (excluding Japan). The Company seek to offer a degree of capital preservation through tactical use of derivative instruments. It is intended that the Company will have a bias to investing in small and mid-cap companies.

Managed by

Robin Parbrook, King Fuei Lee

Management & contract fees

Management fee is 0.65% p.a. of gross assets. The Performance fee of 10% of the excess annual NAV total return of the fund above a 7% hurdle. The base and performance fees will be capped at 1.25% (in aggregate) of the Company NAV. The notice period will be 6 months.

Peer analysis

Key Information
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Schroder Asian Totl Retrn Invstmt Co PLC135.02m125.09m545.33m0.004.021.01--
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Baillie Gifford European Growth Trst PLC198.63m195.55m593.57m0.003.021.20--2.990.53970.53970.54791.350.4708--44.17--46.3512.1147.9512.3798.7896.4698.4594.77----0.072518.05809.61--692.86-----24.21
NextEnergy Solar Fund Ltd56.58m40.22m596.36m0.0019.741.02--10.540.05140.05140.07190.98940.0705--2.51--
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Asia Dragon Trust PLC191.90m182.84m619.03m0.003.430.8537--3.231.451.451.525.830.2736--45.58--26.0710.5327.0910.8097.7194.1495.2889.61--310.760.08178.33-27.53---30.13----9.63
Data as of Sep 23 2021. Currency figures normalised to Schroder Asian Total Return Inv. Company's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

43.48%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Quilter Cheviot of 23 Nov 20209.99m9.25%
Quilter Investors of 01 Sep 20216.15m5.70%
Tilney Investment Management Services of 23 Feb 20215.58m5.17%
Rathbone Investment Management of 04 Jun 20215.32m4.92%
Investec Wealth & Investment of 17 Apr 20204.90m4.53%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 23 Feb 20214.16m3.85%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 01 Sep 20213.62m3.35%
BMO Asset Managers of 14 Apr 20203.55m3.28%
Schroder Investment Management of 30 Nov 20201.99m1.84%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 01 Sep 20211.70m1.57%
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Data from 30 Sep 2020 - 01 Sep 2021Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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