Specialist in Asia Pacific, Japan, China, India and South East Asia and Global Emerging Market equities.

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Specialists in equity portfolios in Asia Pacific, emerging markets, global and sustainable investment strategies

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Charges overview


What charges and costs will you pay for investing in a First Sentier Investors Fund?

Charges and costs can have a real impact on the returns that you get from a fund so it’s important to know what you will pay when you invest. Below is a summary of the relevant charges and costs associated with our Funds.

The value of investments and any income from them may go down as well as up and are not guaranteed. Investors may get back significantly less than the original amount invested. If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of our funds for your investment needs, please seek investment advice.

First Sentier Investors - Charges

Charges and costs   Paid by investors
1.  Ongoing charge (including Annual Management Charge and Additional Expenses)    Yes
2.  Broker Commission (Portfolio transaction costs)   Yes
3.  Stamp Duty Reserve Tax (SDRT)   On certain Funds
4.  Initial Charge   On certain Funds
5.  Switching charge   On certain switching transactions
6.  Exit charge   No
7.  Performance fee   No

Our Funds are all single priced which means that the price for buying and selling is the same. For more specific information about charges and costs for specific funds please visit our Documents and factsheets page.

For more general information please visit the IMA website for more about charges and costs on funds.


Ongoing charges: A measure, expressed as a percentage of the net asset value (‘NAV’) of a fund, of the regular, recurring costs of running the fund.
Stamp Duty Reserve Tax (SDRT):  is a tax paid on the electronic purchase of shares.
Performance fee: A fee sometimes paid on top of a management fee if an investment company outperforms its benchmark or meets other conditions.

How to invest?

To make an investment please visit our 'how to invest' page