Equity

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

15.09 18.97 10.58 -12.12 5.18
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

17.14 18.19 7.81 -7.29 5.02
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
5.18 0.73 6.96 5.76 3.40
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

5.02 1.63 7.76 7.94 6.34
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
-4.63 2.46 4.01 5.18 2.22 39.97 75.10 84.05
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-2.70 3.71 8.03 5.02 4.98 45.33 114.76 207.00
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 Oct 23, 2020 JPY 24,217.514
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 93
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Jul 1, 2002
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 3.11%
ISIN LU0147408305
Bloomberg Ticker MLAPOCA
Annual Management Fee 2.75%
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL 7507504
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 Sep 30, 2020 15.42
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.141
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 14.00
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.070

Ratings

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
SANWA HOLDINGS CORP 2.32
NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO LTD 2.17
MORINAGA MILK INDUSTRY CO. LTD. 2.06
RYOHIN KEIKAKU CO LTD 1.98
ROHTO PHARMACEUTICAL CO LTD 1.96
Name Weight (%)
INTERNET INITIATIVE JAPAN INC. 1.86
DAIWA HOUSE REIT INVESTMENT CORP 1.86
MITSUI CHEMICALS INC 1.82
SUMITOMO METAL MINING CO LTD 1.70
SHIP HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS INC 1.68
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
C2 USD Accumulating 54.40 0.13 0.24 55.61 37.77 - LU0147408305 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 8.86 0.02 0.23 9.39 6.18 - LU1822774102 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,654.00 5.00 0.30 1,734.00 1,149.00 - LU0992622497 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 66.45 0.07 0.11 71.07 48.61 - LU0252965594 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 64.06 0.15 0.23 65.10 44.28 - LU0090841692 - -
A4 GBP Annual 54.59 0.28 0.52 55.30 40.00 - LU0204063480 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,700.00 15.00 0.26 6,080.00 4,015.00 - LU0249422360 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 49.94 0.14 0.28 53.02 34.87 - LU0827883280 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.72 0.04 0.27 15.65 10.30 - LU0931342652 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 54.12 0.06 0.11 58.45 39.89 - LU0171289225 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 78.66 0.19 0.24 79.68 53.97 - LU0827883108 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,712.00 18.00 0.27 7,119.00 4,707.00 - LU0249422956 - -
D4 GBP Annual 55.99 0.29 0.52 56.79 41.14 - LU0827883017 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 8,777.00 24.00 0.27 9,147.00 6,071.00 - LU0249423681 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 60.33 0.07 0.12 64.90 44.33 - LU0171289068 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 47.02 0.13 0.28 50.21 32.98 - LU0255399742 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 8,242.00 22.00 0.27 8,657.00 5,736.00 - LU0496417709 - -
I2 EUR - 13.33 0.01 0.08 14.23 9.74 - LU1822774011 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 71.41 0.17 0.24 72.33 49.22 - LU0006061252 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 7,482.00 20.00 0.27 7,905.00 5,231.00 - LU0249411835 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature