Half-yearly results 2018 and Co-Manager announced

Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained Trust has announced positive results for the six-month period ending 30 September 2018 and the appointment of Damian Taylor, Asian equity specialist, as Co-Manager of the Company.

19 November 2018

Harry Wells, Chairman, commented:
"I am also pleased to report that Damian Taylor becomes Co-Manager of the Company with Andrew Graham with effect from 1 December 2018. Damian joined Martin Currie’s Asia investment team in 2013 and has 18 years of investment experience not only as an active equity investor but also with a background in private equity and investment banking. The Board believes that Damian's appointment will be complementary to Andrew Graham's role and will strengthen the efforts of the investment manager in executing our mandate."

Asia Unconstrained Trust annual report 2017

Full results are available in the Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained Trust interim report 2018.

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Important information
Important information: Source: Martin Currie, for the six months period to 30 September 2018. The net asset value is inclusive of income with dividends re-invested. The yield reflects dividends declared over the past 12 months as a percentage of the mid-market share price, as at 30 September 2018. Investors may be subject to tax on their dividends.

Risk warnings
Past performance is not a guide to future returns.
The value of investments and the income from them may go down as well as up and is not guaranteed. An investor may not get back the amount originally invested.
The majority of charges will be deducted from the capital of the company. This will constrain capital growth of the company in order to maintain the income streams.