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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

  • Returns

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

as of Sep 30, 2019

6.68 16.27 14.47 14.06 -5.47
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P Japan Mid Small Cap in EUR 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 Sep 30, 2019

14.85 15.89 11.92 9.30 -1.70
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 Nov 15, 2019 JPY 40,245.672
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Feb 18, 2002
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index S&P Japan Mid Small Cap in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171289068
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSJJI
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 4561019
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker CGEMIJPEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class A2, as of Oct 31, 2019 rated against 147 Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Oct 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO LTD 2.34
CKD CORPORATION 2.25
FUKUOKA FINANCIAL GROUP INC 2.05
FUJIKURA LTD. 1.88
MEC CO LTD / JAPAN 1.87
Name Weight (%)
NICHIAS CORPORATION 1.87
KS HOLDINGS CORP 1.83
KUMAGAI GUMI CO LTD 1.80
KEISEI ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO LTD 1.78
RELIA INC 1.76
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 EUR Accumulating 63.41 0.55 0.87 63.41 49.89 - LU0171289068 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 7,616.00 101.00 1.34 7,633.00 6,281.00 - LU0249411835 - -
A4 GBP Annual 54.21 0.42 0.78 54.42 44.92 - LU0204063480 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 63.13 0.80 1.28 63.13 51.51 - LU0090841692 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 51.05 0.68 1.35 51.15 42.10 - LU0827883280 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 9.04 0.12 1.35 9.05 7.45 - LU1822774102 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 48.40 0.64 1.34 48.51 40.00 - LU0255399742 - -
D4 GBP Annual 55.61 0.43 0.78 55.82 46.05 - LU0827883017 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 15.02 0.20 1.35 15.05 12.19 - LU0931342652 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,668.00 23.00 1.40 1,671.00 1,371.00 - LU0992622497 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 8,787.00 117.00 1.35 8,803.00 7,173.00 - LU0249423681 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 8,330.00 111.00 1.35 8,347.00 6,857.00 - LU0496417709 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,870.00 78.00 1.35 5,884.00 4,856.00 - LU0249422360 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 76.62 0.98 1.30 76.62 61.81 - LU0827883108 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 53.99 0.69 1.29 53.99 44.35 - LU0147408305 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 57.15 0.49 0.86 57.15 45.17 - LU0171289225 - -
I2 EUR - 13.88 0.12 0.87 13.88 10.83 - LU1822774011 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 69.36 0.60 0.87 69.36 54.20 - LU0252965594 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,864.00 91.00 1.34 6,880.00 5,668.00 - LU0249422956 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 70.05 0.89 1.29 70.05 56.90 - LU0006061252 - -
X4 GBP Annual 55.94 0.44 0.79 56.14 46.40 - LU0462858241 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature