Facts and figures

Objective: Unconstrained by any benchmark, the company’s objective is to achieve returns commensurate to Asia ex Japan GDP growth.

Key figures

Benchmark Unconstrained*
AIC Sector Asia Pacific Income 
Manager Andrew Graham, supported by Paul Danes
Number of stocks 20-30
Launched 1985
Annual general meeting July
Dividend paid August and December
Ticker MCP
Reuters code MCP.L
Sedol number 569512
Shares in issue 35,163,422
Total net assets £157.1m
Share price 430.5p
Net asset value per share 446.8
Discount/(premium) 3.6%
Historic net yield ** 3.9%
Investment management fee as at 31 March 2018*** 0.75%
Ongoing charges as at 31 March 2019**** 1.7%

* On 11 July 2014, the company changed from an Asia Pacific including Japan mandate benchmarked against the MSCI AC Asia Pacific (Japan fixed at 25%) to an unconstrained Asia ex Japan investment mandate. **Source for historic yield: Martin Currie as at 31 July 2019. The historic yield reflects dividends declared for the 12 months to 31 March 2019 as a percentage of the midmarket share price, as at the date shown. Investors may be subject to tax on their dividends. ***Calculated quarterly at an annual rate of 0.75% of net assets up to £150m and an annual rate of 0.60% of net assets above £150m. ****Ongoing charges have replaced the total expense ratio. They are calculated as a percentage of shareholders’ funds using average net assets over the year. The ongoing charges figure has been calculated in line with the AIC’s recommended methodology.
Figures as at 31 July 2019 unless otherwise stated.