Investment Trusts

Fidelity China Special Situations PLC


Fidelity China Special Situations PLC

  • Price (GBX)239.00
  • Today's Change5.00 / 2.14%
  • Shares traded773.15k
  • 1 Year change-27.36%
  • Beta0.4540
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Dec 08 2022 16:45 GMT.
More ▼
Take Action
Take Action
Add this security to watchlist, portfolio, or create an alert to track market movement

Profile data is unavailable for this security.

About the company

Fidelity China Special Situations PLC is a United Kingdom-based investment company. The Company's investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio made up primarily of securities issued by companies in China, both listed and unlisted, as well as Chinese companies listed elsewhere. The Company also invest in various companies with interests in China. It also invests into other transferable securities, collective investment schemes, money market instruments, cash and deposits and use derivatives and bank borrowing for gearing purposes and portfolio management. FIL Investment Services (UK) Limited (FISL) is the Company's alternative investment fund manager and FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited is its investment manager.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-480.20m
  • Net income in GBP-506.27m
  • Incorporated2010
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    Fidelity China Special Situations PLCBeech Gate, Millfield LaneTADWORTH KT20 6RPUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 173 236 1144
  • Fax+44 173783689
  • Website
More ▼


Management group(s)FIL Investment Management (HK) Ltd
AIC sectorChina / Greater China
Launch date19 Apr 2010
Share typeOrdinary Share
StructureInvestment Trust
Base currencyGBP


The investment objective of the Company is to achieve long-term capital growth from an actively managed portfolio made up primarily of securities issued by companies listed in China and Chinese companies listed elsewhere. The Company may also invest in listed companies with significant interests in China.

Managed by

Dale Nicholls

Management & contract fees

Management fee at the annual rate of 0.9% of NAV p.a. on the first GBP 1.5b, and 0.7% over GBP 1.5b. Contract terminable on 6 months notice.

Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Biopharma Credit PLC104.73m89.24m1.05bn0.0012.140.9551--10.000.07930.07930.0931.010.0925--3.56--7.88--7.90--87.57--85.21------0.00---5.59---4.69------
Edinburgh Investment Trust PLC-85.14m-100.39m1.06bn0.00--1.06-----0.5909-0.5909-0.49725.93-0.0706-------8.330.5585-8.780.5747--40.11--31.61----0.1069660.95-46.49-5.81-49.41-5.93----
Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc-240.07m-254.66m1.10bn0.00--0.9395-----2.93-2.93-2.7413.73-0.1692-------17.957.42-17.977.45--91.60--88.01---219.680.046432.45283.9638.86267.6742.59--5.18
Herald Investment Trust plc-350.66m-367.69m1.10bn0.00--0.8708-----5.78-5.78-5.4520.37-0.2351-------24.6518.69-24.6818.76--94.88--94.38----0.000.00-28.8314.28-30.8314.29----
Octopus Titan VCT PLC-117.57m-150.27m1.11bn0.00--0.9471-----0.1168-0.1168-0.09660.9133-0.0935-------11.95---12.24--------------0.00--170.75--187.50------
Ruffer Investment Company Ltd38.40m29.61m1.12bn0.0025.811.05--29.100.12050.12050.15342.950.0494--2.15--3.815.433.875.5080.6885.1377.1182.15----0.0017.38-47.792.68-56.320.577--1.24
Fidelity China Special Situations PLC-480.20m-506.27m1.15bn0.00--0.9572-----0.985-0.985-0.9352.44-0.291-------30.684.14-32.674.37--75.68--71.92---2,060.940.068832.90-171.04---176.09----17.08
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust PLC88.76m79.76m1.17bn0.0010.930.9708--13.140.09630.09630.11151.080.1003--232.36--9.01--9.03--91.57--89.86------0.00--134.61--146.13------
Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited-451.01m-358.14m1.19bn0.00--0.7185-----1.70-1.70-2.128.00-0.2397-------19.0420.46-19.1120.92--98.27--105.97----0.000.00105.8433.59153.8035.76----
Syncona Ltd229.94m212.36m1.20bn0.005.730.8791--5.220.31310.31310.34012.040.1804--40.90--16.667.1716.787.24--92.4192.3579.67----0.008.40-76.20-26.29-83.37-35.19----
JPmorgan Emerging Markets Inv Trust PLC-271.04m-291.92m1.23bn0.00--0.9061-----0.2481-0.2481-0.231.17-0.1763-------18.995.97-19.005.98--88.17--83.49----0.0018.61-161.87---169.22----4.18
BlackRock World Mining Trust Plc34.42m17.54m1.26bn0.0069.691.14--36.690.0960.0960.18675.850.0267--5.34--1.3612.651.5714.4565.0192.7750.9790.58----0.13935.81-7.63-9.51-11.11-10.43--26.73
Impax Environmental Markets plc-148.57m-163.53m1.26bn0.00--1.01-----0.529-0.529-0.49794.11-0.1106-------12.1716.48-12.2416.52--94.67--93.10---9,546.060.03984.861.2914.09-0.165713.81--7.50
Jpmorgan Global Growth & Income PLC-18.77m-25.56m1.27bn0.00--1.04-----0.1431-0.1431-0.11844.03-0.0259-------3.538.13-3.588.24--91.95--88.70----0.0692---111.28---116.47------
Bankers Investment Trust PLC25.58m10.84m1.28bn0.00120.390.8729--49.910.00820.00820.01951.130.016--3.85--0.679911.230.681811.2858.1494.7342.3792.74----0.085718.51386.0813.65454.4213.93--5.06
Fidelity European Trust PLC-35.59m-49.63m1.29bn0.00--1.02-----0.1208-0.1208-0.08663.12-0.0269-------3.7513.27-3.7613.31--94.41--92.18---109.860.0017.07152.1816.29165.4016.64--10.37
Data as of Dec 08 2022. Currency figures normalised to Fidelity China Special Situations PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

76.45%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) of 30 Apr 2022113.94m22.83%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 30 Apr 202267.12m13.45%
Lazard Asset Management LLCas of 30 Apr 202251.60m10.34%
Allan Gray (Pty) of 30 Apr 202236.90m7.39%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) of 02 Nov 202236.56m7.33%
City of London Investment Management Co. of 30 Apr 202231.71m6.35%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Nov 202216.81m3.37%
Evelyn Partners Investment Management LLPas of 02 Nov 202211.74m2.35%
Rathbone Investment Management of 02 Nov 20228.80m1.76%
Quilter Cheviot of 02 Nov 20226.39m1.28%
More ▼
Data from 31 Mar 2022 - 30 Nov 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
An LSEG Business
All markets data located on is subject to the FT Terms & Conditions
All content on is for your general information and use only and is not intended to address your particular requirements. In particular, the content does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, representation, endorsement or arrangement by FT and is not intended to be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment or other decisions.
Any information that you receive via is at best delayed intraday data and not "real time". Share price information may be rounded up/down and therefore not entirely accurate. FT is not responsible for any use of content by you outside its scope as stated in the FT Terms & Conditions.