Equity

BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund

Overview

Important Information: Capital at Risk. All financial investments involve an element of risk. Therefore, the value of your investment and the income from it will vary and your initial investment amount cannot be guaranteed.
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Performance

Performance

  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
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30-Jun-2019
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30-Jun-2019
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30-Jun-2020
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Jun 30, 2020

2.20 17.13 21.74 -18.00 9.35
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P Japan MidSmallCap Index - in USD<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 Jun 30, 2020

0.29 20.33 12.62 -9.24 0.29
The performance quoted represents past performance and does not guarantee future results. Investment return and principal value of an investment will fluctuate so that an investor's shares, when sold or redeemed, may be worth more or less than the original cost. Current performance may be lower or higher than the performance quoted.

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000 The growth of hypothetical $10,000 chart reflects a hypothetical $10,000 investment and assumes reinvestment of dividends and capital gains. Fund expenses, including management fees and other expenses were deducted.

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Aug 7, 2020 JPY 28,035.952
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date May 14, 1987
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index S&P Japan MidSmallCap Index - in USD
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0006061252
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSJOI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 0938930
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker CGEM_JPUSD
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class A2, as of Jul 31, 2020 rated against 159 Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jul 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY CO. LTD. 2.75
SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO LTD 2.38
ITOCHU TECHNO-SOLUTIONS CORP 2.36
DAIFUKU CO. LTD. 2.23
KUSURI NO AOKI HOLDINGS CO LTD 2.19
Name Weight (%)
BIC CAMERA INC 2.18
YAOKO CO LTD 2.18
SHIMACHU CO LTD 2.18
WORKMAN CO LTD 2.15
NICHIREI CORPORATION 1.95
Holdings 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
A2 USD Accumulating 66.44 -0.76 -1.13 72.29 49.22 - LU0006061252 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 8.33 -0.05 -0.60 9.39 6.18 - LU1822774102 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 50.75 -0.58 -1.13 55.61 37.77 - LU0147408305 - -
A4 GBP Annual 50.89 -0.06 -0.12 55.29 40.00 - LU0204063480 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 44.25 -0.31 -0.70 50.21 32.98 - LU0255399742 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,370.00 -39.00 -0.72 6,080.00 4,015.00 - LU0249422360 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 7,733.00 -55.00 -0.71 8,657.00 5,736.00 - LU0496417709 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 73.07 -0.83 -1.12 79.15 53.97 - LU0827883108 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 50.69 -0.20 -0.39 58.45 39.89 - LU0171289225 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 46.93 -0.32 -0.68 53.02 34.87 - LU0827883280 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 8,217.00 -58.00 -0.70 9,147.00 6,071.00 - LU0249423681 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,551.00 -11.00 -0.70 1,734.00 1,149.00 - LU0992622497 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 7,031.00 -50.00 -0.71 7,905.00 5,231.00 - LU0249411835 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,314.00 -45.00 -0.71 7,119.00 4,707.00 - LU0249422956 - -
D4 GBP Annual 52.49 -0.07 -0.13 56.79 41.14 - LU0827883017 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 56.45 -0.22 -0.39 64.90 44.33 - LU0171289068 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.82 -0.10 -0.72 15.65 10.30 - LU0931342652 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 59.67 -0.68 -1.13 65.10 44.28 - LU0090841692 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 62.09 -0.23 -0.37 71.07 48.61 - LU0252965594 - -
I2 EUR - 12.45 -0.05 -0.40 14.23 9.74 - LU1822774011 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature