Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained Trust (MCP)

Business description

Martin Currie Pacific Trust aims to achieve returns commensurate with Asia ex Japan nominal GDP growth, unconstrained by an equity benchmark, over a long-term time horizon from a concentrated portfolio of 20-30 stocks.

Stock data

Market cap.£148.3m
Last close410.50p
High / Low (52 weeks)411.9p / 334.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
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Investment summary

Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained Trust (MCP) aims to generate returns at least in-line with Asia ex-Japan nominal GDP growth. It follows a bottom-up approach to stock-picking and uses detailed ‘forensic accounting’ assessments to build a high-conviction portfolio of 20 to 30 stocks, with a long-term view. The trust has persistently traded at a deep discount, but there is scope for this to narrow following a recent change in the dividend policy, which has lifted its yield to 4.0%, while maintaining the investment strategy. MCP’s yield now compares favourably against peers and could attract new interest from income focused investors.

Last updated on 23/11/2017

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Company address

Saltire Court
20 Castle Terrace
Edinburgh
EH1 2ES
United Kingdom
+44 131-229-5252
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