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This is a financial promotion for First State Diversified Growth Fund for professional clients only in the EEA and elsewhere where lawful. Investing involves certain risks including:

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.

  • Currency risk: changes in exchange rates will affect the value of assets which are denominated in other currencies.
  • Emerging market risk: emerging markets may not provide the same level of investor protection as a developed market; they may involve a higher risk than investing in developed markets.
  • Derivative risk: the use of derivatives may result in large price fluctuations and gains or losses that are greater than an investment in the underlying asset.
  • Credit risk: the issuers of bonds or similar investments may not pay income or repay capital when due.
  • Interest rate risk: interest rates affect the value of investments; if rates go up, the value of investments fall and vice versa.

Reference to specific securities or companies (if any) are included to explain the investment strategy and should not be construed as investment advice, or a recommendation to invest in any of those companies.

For a full description of the terms of investment and the risks please see the prospectus and Key Investor Information Document.

If you are in any doubt as to the suitability of our funds for your investment needs, please seek investment advice.

Fund Performance

First State Diversified Growth Fund, Class B, GBP

Investment objective: the Fund aims to protect against UK inflation and provide growth by achieving a positive return (gross of fees and charges) of 4% in excess of the UK Retail Prices Index over a rolling 5 year period.

Annual Performance (% in GBP) to 30 April 2018 12 MTHS TO
30/04/18
12 MTHS TO
30/04/17
Fund return 2.1 13.4
Reference Index 3.4 2.9
Cumulative Performance (% in GBP) to 30 April 2018 3
MNTHS
6
MNTHS
1
YR
SINCE
INCEPTION
Fund return 0.3 0.7 2.1 16.2
Reference Index 0.3 1.1 3.4 7.1

These figures refer to the past. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. For investors based in countries with currencies other than GBP, the return may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations.

All performance data for the First State Diversified Growth Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP as at 31 March 2018. Source for fund - Lipper IM / First State Investments (UK) Limited. Performance data is calculated on a net basis by deducting fees incurred at fund level (e.g. the management and administration fee) and other costs charged to the fund (e.g. transaction and custody costs), save that it does not take account of initial charges or switching fees (if any). Income reinvested is included on a net of tax basis. Source for benchmark - ONS, income reinvested net of tax. Since inception performance figures have been calculated from 23 June 2015.