Equity

BGF Japan Flexible Equity 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
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30-Jun-2016
From
30-Jun-2016
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30-Jun-2017
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30-Jun-2017
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30-Jun-2018
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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

8.81 23.91 7.37 -1.84 12.01
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 Jun 30, 2020

7.13 22.65 8.73 -0.61 6.20
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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Distributions

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of Aug 7, 2020 JPY 11,250.024
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date Feb 18, 2005
Share Class Inception Date Feb 28, 2005
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 LU0236176334
Bloomberg Ticker MLJVADS
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B1RDJK1
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSJPGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund, Class A4, as of Jul 31, 2020 rated against 908 Japan Large-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jul 31, 2020
Name Weight (%)
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 5.34
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 5.14
SONY CORPORATION 4.30
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD 3.47
NIDEC CORPORATION 3.23
Name Weight (%)
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO LTD 3.03
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO LTD 2.93
KEYENCE CORP 2.89
NEC CORPORATION 2.64
SMC CORP (JAPAN) 2.64
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Jul 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Jul 31, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
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as of Jul 31, 2020

% 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
A4 GBP Annual 11.06 0.04 0.36 11.49 8.68 - LU0236176334 - -
Class X2 GBP GBP - 13.41 0.00 0.00 13.97 10.49 - LU1967588366 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 1,440.00 -2.00 -0.14 1,494.00 1,071.00 - LU0249411165 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,383.00 -3.00 -0.22 1,425.00 1,023.00 - LU1495982941 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 13.60 -0.08 -0.58 13.80 10.08 - LU0212924947 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 10.26 0.02 0.20 11.10 8.08 - LU0212925241 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.35 -0.02 -0.21 9.77 6.97 - LU0255399239 - -
D4 GBP Annual 11.30 0.05 0.44 11.73 8.84 - LU0827883363 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.93 -0.02 -0.20 10.34 7.37 - LU0827883793 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.77 -0.01 -0.11 9.18 6.54 - LU0277197835 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 1,858.00 -3.00 -0.16 1,907.00 1,370.00 - LU0497860428 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 12.43 0.02 0.16 13.36 9.74 - LU0212924608 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 1,278.00 -2.00 -0.16 1,331.00 954.00 - LU0249411082 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 13.71 0.02 0.15 14.68 10.72 - LU0827883447 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 16.13 -0.10 -0.62 16.36 11.90 - LU0827883520 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 12.08 -0.07 -0.58 12.25 8.97 - LU0212924863 - -
X2 Hgd EUR - 11.34 -0.02 -0.18 11.74 8.39 - LU2004776857 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 14.63 -0.09 -0.61 14.84 10.82 - LU0212924517 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.55 -0.03 -0.19 16.18 11.54 - LU0940328577 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 11.56 0.02 0.17 12.45 9.08 - LU0212925324 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tad Fukushima
Tad Fukushima

Literature

Literature