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abrdn Asia Focus plc

A fundamental, high conviction portfolio of well-researched Asian Small Caps.

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Discovering Asia-Pacific: a true investment journey

We’ve been investing in Asia-Pacific’s hidden gems for over 25 years. Real, on-the-ground analysis and face-to-face engagement are crucial to how we unearth opportunities that others are likely to overlook. We believe a true feel for the places, people and companies we invest in gives our team a valuable edge in identifying small, promising businesses with long-term potential.

Is the tide about to turn for smaller companies?

Smaller companies are still the place to find the most dynamic and exciting growth opportunities in individual markets. They have struggled with poor sentiment, but as the interest rate environment starts to reverse, and economic conditions start to improve, we believe investors will start to appraise this part of the market.

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Asset management

Dynamic smaller company opportunities 

Best ideas portfolio of around 60 companies. 

Global reach

Over 25 years of experience 

Launched to harness our deep insight into the Asia-Pacific region. 


Based on-the-ground 

First-hand analysis helps to uncover high-quality companies. 

abrdn Asia Focus plc

A fundamental, high conviction portfolio of well-researched Asian small caps.

abrdn Asia Focus is an Investment Company listed on the London Stock Exchange aiming to find the best managed Asian smaller companies that are setting the new standard.

The Company strives to maximise total return to shareholders over the long term from a concentrated, high-conviction portfolio focusing predominantly on exciting, smaller, listed companies in Asia (excluding Japan).

Managers Flavia Cheong, Gabriel Sacks and Xin-Yao Ng are all based in the region and are supported by a team of over forty investment managers. The portfolio is finely tuned to give shareholders the potential to benefit from Asia's expanding middle class. Stocks are highly diversified by market and sector with a strong focus on manufacturing and consumer products.

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The value of investments and the income from them can go down as well as up and you may get back less than the amount invested.

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How we invest to achieve our goals

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