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BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

Growth of Hypothetical 10,000

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Reinvestments

Record Date Ex-Date Payable Date
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  From
30-Sep-2015
To
30-Sep-2016
From
30-Sep-2016
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
30-Sep-2018
From
30-Sep-2018
To
30-Sep-2019
From
30-Sep-2019
To
30-Sep-2020
Total Return (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

16.54 20.45 11.98 -11.01 6.50
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

17.14 18.19 7.81 -7.29 5.02
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-0.55 0.36 6.37 7.12 5.93
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-3.66 -0.58 5.58 7.59 3.34
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-4.77 -1.08 6.76 -0.55 1.09 36.20 98.90 587.00
Benchmark (%)

as of Oct 31, 2020

-5.67 -3.05 8.16 -3.66 -1.72 31.21 107.85 200.44
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.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Nov 30, 2020 JPY 23,553.386
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Oct 30, 2020 91
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.
Ongoing Charge 1.84%
ISIN LU0006061252
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSJOI
Annual Management Fee 1.50%
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

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 15.40
3y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.133
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Oct 31, 2020 13.77
5y Beta as of Oct 31, 2020 1.061

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

3
Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class A2, as of Oct 31, 2020 rated against 160 Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
SANWA HOLDINGS CORP 2.88
NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO LTD 2.10
ROHTO PHARMACEUTICAL CO LTD 1.90
INTERNET INITIATIVE JAPAN INC. 1.90
MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY CO. LTD. 1.88
Name Weight (%)
KANEKA CORPORATION 1.81
DAIWA HOUSE REIT INVESTMENT CORP 1.71
SHIP HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS INC 1.70
MITSUI CHEMICALS INC 1.70
NIPPON YUSEN KK 1.63
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 74.18 -1.53 -2.02 75.71 49.22 - LU0006061252 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 55.45 -1.39 -2.45 58.45 39.89 - LU0171289225 - -
A4 GBP Annual 55.40 -1.26 -2.22 56.66 40.00 - LU0204063480 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 9,089.00 -170.00 -1.84 9,259.00 6,071.00 - LU0249423681 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 9.17 -0.17 -1.82 9.39 6.18 - LU1822774102 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,711.00 -32.00 -1.84 1,743.00 1,149.00 - LU0992622497 - -
I2 EUR - 13.68 -0.34 -2.43 14.23 9.74 - LU1822774011 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 81.78 -1.68 -2.01 83.46 53.97 - LU0827883108 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.22 -0.29 -1.87 15.65 10.30 - LU0931342652 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 61.84 -1.56 -2.46 64.90 44.33 - LU0171289068 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 48.59 -0.90 -1.82 50.21 32.98 - LU0255399742 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 7,734.00 -146.00 -1.85 7,905.00 5,231.00 - LU0249411835 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,884.00 -111.00 -1.85 6,080.00 4,015.00 - LU0249422360 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 51.64 -0.97 -1.84 53.02 34.87 - LU0827883280 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 68.17 -1.71 -2.45 71.07 48.61 - LU0252965594 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 8,526.00 -160.00 -1.84 8,686.00 5,736.00 - LU0496417709 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 66.51 -1.38 -2.03 67.89 44.28 - LU0090841692 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,934.00 -131.00 -1.85 7,119.00 4,707.00 - LU0249422956 - -
D4 GBP Annual 56.87 -1.28 -2.20 58.15 41.14 - LU0827883017 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 56.44 -1.17 -2.03 57.61 37.77 - LU0147408305 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

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