The Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. Announces Performance Data and Portfolio Composition

Feb 22, 2016, 09:00 ET from The Asia Tigers Fund, Inc.

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Tigers Fund, Inc. (the "Fund") (NYSE: GRR), a closed-end equity fund, announced today its performance data and portfolio composition as of January 31, 2016.

The Fund's total returns for various periods through January 31, 2016 are provided below. (All figures are based on distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price and are stated net-of-fees):    


Cumulative as of
01/31/16

Annualized as of 01/31/16


1
Month

3
Month

YTD

1
Year

3
Years

5
Years

10
Years

Since
Inception

NAV

-6.7

-11.2

-6.7

-20.5

-7.0

-4.1

3.5

2.7

Market Price

-3.3

-8.3

-3.3

-21.7

-8.5

-6.1

2.2

1.8

MSCI All Country
Asia ex Japan

-7.6

-11.1

-7.6

-17.9

-3.5

-1.3

4.9

n/a¹

On January 31, 2016, the Fund's net assets amounted to US$34.6 million and the Fund's NAV per share was US$9.91.

As of January 31, 2016, the portfolio was invested as follows:

Portfolio Composition

Percent of
Net Assets

Financials

43.8

Information Technology

13.0

Industrials

10.2

Telecommunications

10.1

Consumer Staples

7.4

Materials

7.3

Consumer Discretionary

4.1

Energy

2.0

Cash

2.0

 

Portfolio Composition

Geographic Exposure %

Hong Kong

25.3

Singapore

19.8

India

16.9

China

7.6

Taiwan

7.1

South Korea

6.4

Philippines

3.8

Thailand

3.6

Malaysia

3.3

Indonesia

2.2

United Kingdom

2.2

United States

1.8

The Fund's ten largest equity holdings as of January 31, 2016, representing 45.4% of net assets, were:

Stock

Percent of
Net Assets

Samsung Electronics

5.3

Jardine Strategic

5.1

Swire Pacific

5.1

Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation

4.9

HSBC Holdings

4.7

Taiwan Semiconductor

4.5

AIA Group

4.3

China Mobile

4.0

Housing Development Finance Corporation

4.0

Siam Cement Public Co. Ltd.

3.6

Important Information
Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. has prepared this report based on information sources believed to be accurate and reliable. However, the figures are unaudited and neither the Fund, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited (the Investment Manager), nor any other person guarantees their accuracy. Investors should seek their own professional advice and should consider the investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses before acting on this information. Aberdeen is a U.S. registered service mark of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

Closed-end funds are traded on the secondary market through one of the stock exchanges. The Fund's investment return and principal value will fluctuate so that an investor's shares may be worth more or less than the original cost. Shares of closed-end funds may trade above (a premium) or below (a discount) the net asset value (NAV) of the fund's portfolio. There is no assurance that the Fund will achieve its investment objective.

Total return figures with distributions reinvested at the dividend reinvestment price are stated net-of-fees and represents past performance. Past performance is not indicative of future results, current performance may be higher or lower. Holdings are subject to change and are provided for informational purposes only and should not be deemed as a recommendation to buy or sell the securities shown.  Inception date November 29, 1993.

If you wish to receive this information electronically, please contact: InvestorRelations@aberdeen-asset.com

1 There is no since inception figure for the MSCI All Country Asia ex Japan Index because the inception date of the index is January 1, 2001.  

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SOURCE The Asia Tigers Fund, Inc.



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