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Fidelity China Special Situations PLC


Fidelity China Special Situations PLC

  • Price (GBX)328.10
  • Today's Change3.10 / 0.95%
  • Shares traded704.53k
  • 1 Year change48.46%
  • Beta0.8149
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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 listed in China or Hong Kong and Chinese companies listed elsewhere. The Company also invests in listed companies with interests in China and Hong Kong. It may invests through equities, index linked, equity linked and other debt securities, cash deposits, money market instruments, foreign currency exchange transactions, equity related securities, forward transactions and other interests, including derivative instruments. In addition, the Company may invest in China A Shares both directly through the investment manager's qualified foreign institutional investor (QFII) license and indirectly through third parties having a QFII facility. FIL Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited serves as an investment manager for the Company.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)-57.61m
  • Net income in GBP-83.08m
  • 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)--
AIC sectorCountry Specialist: Asia Pacific - ex Japan
Launch date19 Apr 2010
Share typeOrdinary Share
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. with +/- 0.20% variation based on performance relative to the Reference Index. 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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Murray International Trust plc-126.34m-142.47m1.23bn0.00--0.9207-----1.10-1.10-0.977910.32-0.077-------8.697.55-8.987.77--90.74--86.73----0.130153.40295.9329.19245.7737.34--3.52
HarbourVest Global Private Equity Ltd1.62m218.94m1.25bn600.005.690.7201--768.712.742.740.020321.660.001----2,701.3413.4911.4313.5111.44-360.69-370.6913,507.9610,286.35----0.00---45.8552.2932.6718.51----
JPmorgan Emerging Markets Inv Trust PLC244.78m230.19m1.26bn0.005.590.9467--5.151.881.882.0111.110.1964--256.85--18.4712.0318.4912.0695.4592.9594.0490.70----0.0010.5156.54--65.00----20.55
Bankers Investment Trust PLC4.09m-6.93m1.28bn0.00--1.09--313.02-0.049-0.0490.0339.070.0034--0.4122---0.567610.62-0.569710.70-97.8293.96-169.2791.93----0.052920.63664.5433.481,566.3437.27--7.15
City of London Investment Trust plc-223.43m-237.01m1.29bn0.00--0.9056-----0.5648-0.5648-0.56273.44-0.1348-------14.301.52-14.681.54--68.94--64.02----0.0565269.64-494.04---657.56----4.43
Personal Assets Trust PLC75.95m65.43m1.32bn11.0018.001.05--17.3624.9524.9529.01426.360.0711--29.636,904,364.006.134.986.145.01--88.7986.1583.09----0.0000728.6226.3211.8828.3611.93--0.00
Caledonia Investments plc-152.90m-172.90m1.33bn66.00--0.7451-----3.19-3.19-2.7632.28-0.0792-----2,316,667.00-8.954.13-9.104.20------77.20---70.630.0055.17-168.11---187.24--40.113.84
Mercantile Investment Trust PLC503.26m483.22m1.36bn0.002.820.623--2.700.61020.61020.63542.760.2334--81.07--22.4110.0222.5210.0996.3691.8496.0291.17----0.075422.19453.2240.48398.5646.18--9.99
Witan Investment Trust plc-108.85m-158.28m1.51bn7.00--0.9115-----0.1852-0.1852-0.12572.00-0.0531-----15,549,290.00-7.729.44-7.949.79--91.24--87.25----0.084620.74400.0927.88328.5031.57--11.68
Syncona Ltd-167.31m-195.56m1.54bn0.00--1.23-----0.2954-0.2954-0.25281.88-0.1214-------14.199.67-14.329.75------83.12----0.0011.02-138.10---147.55------
Fidelity China Special Situations PLC-57.61m-83.08m1.69bn0.00--1.38-----0.1512-0.1512-0.10512.36-0.0382-------5.506.60-6.037.15--82.17--79.39---59.640.059318.82-14.17---6.69----26.73
Sequoia Economic Infrastrctr Incm Fd Ltd-45.43m-65.36m1.74bn0.00--1.08-----0.0387-0.0387-0.0350.9669-0.0313-------4.50---4.85-------------68.250.0214---154.27---194.49------
Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC-121.45m-134.65m1.78bn0.00--1.09-----0.6006-0.6006-0.60627.53-0.0753-------8.3413.88-8.4614.04--95.73--94.69----0.022614.5870.4047.4073.5349.54--8.00
Smithson Investment Trust PLC16.17m237.16m1.91bn0.007.421.03--118.432.002.000.145814.480.0106--3.03--15.53--15.61--8.71--1,466.85------0.00--535.09--590.41------
Templeton Emerging Markets Inv Trust plc-197.11m-226.74m1.98bn0.00--1.13-----0.9492-0.9492-0.80287.32-0.0955-------10.993.59-11.353.72--78.53--71.88----0.053347.87-497.45---1,387.70----18.16
Greencoat UK Wind PLC102.13m59.11m2.01bn0.0034.021.10--19.690.03890.03890.06731.200.0417--170.22--2.416.232.426.2582.3590.2057.8775.78--4.790.25675.69-61.5816.19-78.617.29--2.41
Data as of Sep 23 2020. Currency figures normalised to Fidelity China Special Situations PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

74.74%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
FIL Investment Advisors (UK) of 04 May 2020128.26m24.87%
Lazard Asset Management LLCas of 30 Apr 202071.04m13.78%
Hargreaves Lansdown Stockbrokers of 30 Apr 202051.11m9.91%
City of London Investment Management Co. of 30 Apr 202039.43m7.65%
Allan Gray (Pty) of 28 Jul 202036.41m7.06%
Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management of 02 Sep 202017.25m3.35%
Ohio Public Employees Retirement Systemas of 02 Sep 202012.12m2.35%
Rathbone Investment Management of 02 Sep 202010.67m2.07%
Wells Capital Management, of 02 Sep 202010.12m1.96%
Smith & Williamson Investment Management LLPas of 02 Sep 20209.02m1.75%
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