The fund aims to provide income by investing in equities or equity related securities of Asia-Pacific companies (excluding Japan).
At least two-thirds of the fund's assets (excluding cash) will invest in equities of Asia-Pacific companies (excluding Japan) that are selected for their income and capital growth potential. The fund generates its income from two sources; dividends and cash received from selling some of the potential capital growth on the equities held in the fund on a rolling basis. The fund may invest directly in China B-Shares and China H-Shares and may invest up to 10% of its assets in China A-Shares through
Shanghai/Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect. The fund may invest in derivatives in order to achieve the investment objective, to reduce risk or manage the fund more efficiently. The fund may also hold cash on deposit.