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Fidelity China Special Situations PLC


Fidelity China Special Situations PLC

  • Price (GBX)293.50
  • Today's Change-7.00 / -2.33%
  • Shares traded796.49k
  • 1 Year change-31.74%
  • Beta0.4881
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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)38.43m
  • Net income in GBP5.53m
  • Incorporated2010
  • Employees0.00
  • Location
    Fidelity China Special Situations PLCOakhill House, 145 Tonbridge RoadTONBRIDGE TN11 9DZUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 173 236 1144
  • Fax+44 173783689
  • Website
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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
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(YOY change %)
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(5 yr growth rate)
Fidelity European Trust PLC244.75m230.93m1.31bn0.005.670.9622--5.340.56120.56120.59483.310.1941--23.68--18.3111.6418.3611.6896.1893.5094.3591.16--647.980.0019.64-50.0514.67-52.3716.08--14.31
Herald Investment Trust plc545.03m529.08m1.31bn0.002.540.7842--2.408.048.048.2926.080.3767--168.09--36.5619.2136.6119.4297.3494.9897.0794.42----0.000.0065.0347.3267.4851.26----
Impax Environmental Markets plc418.53m405.17m1.33bn0.002.890.9526--3.181.541.541.574.660.3824--332.17--37.0117.5637.4717.6097.7194.8496.8193.07--22,647.280.03555.0369.1159.3872.5565.73--9.67
JPMorgan American Investment Trust PLC381.82m373.45m1.38bn0.003.801.02--3.621.881.881.926.980.2894--585.17--28.3014.4928.3214.7998.5596.3797.8194.16----0.06748.7415.4037.0914.1443.40--11.03
Schiehallion Fund Ltd204.83m200.53m1.40bn1.40k3.770.6937--6.840.56210.56210.57243.060.2721--812.27196,975.7026.64--26.68--97.87--97.90------0.00------1,094.53------
JPmorgan Emerging Markets Inv Trust PLC438.06m421.71m1.43bn0.003.420.8463--3.250.35380.35380.36771.430.2917--56.26--28.0814.5528.1014.5797.1194.3896.2792.69----0.008.69888.0731.111,278.6032.70--8.45
Hipgnosis Songs Fund Ltd135.75m4.99m1.43bn35.00182.211.1918.8010.560.00650.00650.12610.99680.0892--1.923,878,701.000.3282--0.3651--83.41--3.68----2.490.2662--92.71--21.62------
Murray International Trust plc310.05m292.19m1.45bn0.005.080.9575--4.682.272.272.4112.050.1885--15.67--17.768.3618.428.6196.6391.9294.2488.13----0.114347.83-91.92---99.85----3.23
Bankers Investment Trust PLC344.02m330.64m1.52bn0.004.560.9562--4.410.25350.25350.26321.210.225--99.89--21.6211.2321.6711.2897.2194.7396.1192.74----0.080418.51386.0813.65454.4213.93---0.8862
Fidelity China Special Situations PLC38.43m5.53m1.55bn0.00281.370.863--40.230.01070.01070.07463.480.02--13.55--0.286818.690.29419.8526.5093.0814.3891.97--4.430.03986.941,871.16116.691,292.44----21.06
TR Property Investment Trust plc294.92m273.90m1.55bn0.005.671.03--5.270.86310.86310.92934.740.1892--4.84--17.576.9518.897.1793.8187.6092.8782.22--117.810.037145.04296.8121.20258.3823.85--11.20
Vietnam Enterprise Investments Limited917.74m954.46m1.58bn0.001.680.8449--1.724.404.404.238.760.6464--222.28--67.2314.7967.4815.2599.6297.74104.0099.51----0.000.00449.45209.77667.0171.58----
Pantheon International PLC327.22m305.97m1.66bn0.000.54270.089--5.065.665.666.0534.480.1845--69.08--17.2511.5917.3411.6693.2790.7693.5088.26----0.02450.00286.607.68404.247.91----
Personal Assets Trust PLC190.47m180.93m1.74bn0.008.690.9944--9.1256.0756.0758.93489.770.1268------12.046.1412.046.17--90.5594.9987.41----0.0022.1786.4325.3398.8927.54--0.00
Witan Investment Trust plc566.14m544.36m1.74bn7.003.510.8967--3.080.67450.67450.7052.640.2734--62.3280,876,430.0026.288.5626.948.9097.4391.5696.1585.37----0.105422.86-77.55-3.99-87.79-11.32--9.90
HgCapital Trust plc474.34m466.27m1.79bn240.003.521.05--3.771.
Data as of Jan 27 2022. Currency figures normalised to Fidelity China Special Situations PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

76.59%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) of 05 Nov 2021118.30m23.00%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 30 Apr 202174.54m14.49%
Lazard Asset Management LLCas of 30 Apr 202150.72m9.86%
Allan Gray (Pty) of 30 Apr 202136.41m7.08%
HSBC Global Asset Management (UK) of 02 Dec 202136.04m7.01%
City of London Investment Management Co. of 26 Oct 202128.06m5.46%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Dec 202118.34m3.56%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Dec 202113.51m2.63%
Rathbone Investment Management of 02 Dec 202112.47m2.42%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) of 02 Dec 20215.65m1.10%
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