Equity

BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund

Overview

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Important Information:
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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
30-Jun-2014
To
30-Jun-2015
From
30-Jun-2015
To
30-Jun-2016
From
30-Jun-2016
To
30-Jun-2017
From
30-Jun-2017
To
30-Jun-2018
From
30-Jun-2018
To
30-Jun-2019
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of 30-Jun-2019

11.10 9.66 24.83 8.08 -1.09
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Japan Net in GBP Performance Index<br /><br /> Index returns are for illustrative purposes only. Index performance returns do not reflect any management fees, transaction costs or expenses. Indexes are unmanaged and one cannot invest directly in an index. Past performance does not guarantee future results.

as of 30-Jun-2019

17.76 7.13 22.65 8.73 -0.61

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in GBP, hedged fund benchmark performance is displayed in JPY.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 16-Sep-2019 JPY 15,076.167
Base Currency JPY
Fund Launch Date 18-Feb-2005
Share Class launch date 27-Sep-2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Japan Net in GBP Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827883363
Bloomberg Ticker BJVD4RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B89STB4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker GDDLJN
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund, Class D4, as of 31-Aug-2019 rated against 867 Japan Large-Cap Equity Funds.

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Aug-2019
Name Weight (%)
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 5.23
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC 3.93
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD 3.88
SUBARU CORP 3.47
NINTENDO CO LTD 3.45
Name Weight (%)
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 3.24
NOF CORPORATION 3.18
KOSE CORP 3.17
NIDEC CORPORATION 3.13
HOYA CORP 3.12
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Aug-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of 30-Aug-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
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as of 30-Aug-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Negative weightings may result from specific circumstances (including timing differences between trade and settle dates of securities purchased by the funds) and/or the use of certain financial instruments, including derivatives, which may be used to gain or reduce market exposure and/or risk management. Allocations are subject to change.

Pricing & Exchange

Investor Class Currency Distribution Frequency NAV NAV Amount Change NAV % Change 52wk High 52wk Low Bid Price ISIN Offer Price TIS
Class D4 GBP Annual 10.76 0.01 0.09 11.05 9.45 - LU0827883363 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 9.32 0.00 0.00 10.47 8.47 - LU0827883793 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 8.84 0.00 0.00 10.00 8.07 - LU0255399239 - -
Class D2 USD None 14.67 0.01 0.07 15.55 12.96 - LU0827883520 - -
Class A2 USD None 13.40 0.02 0.15 14.30 11.90 - LU0212924517 - -
Class A2 EUR None 12.16 0.07 0.58 12.38 10.41 - LU0212924608 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 10.61 0.01 0.09 10.88 9.30 - LU0236176334 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 14.47 -0.01 -0.07 15.88 12.93 - LU0940328577 - -
Class D2 EUR None 13.32 0.08 0.60 13.46 11.34 - LU0827883447 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tad Fukushima
Tad Fukushima

Literature

Literature