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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
To
30-Sep-2017
From
30-Sep-2017
To
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

4.42 -0.99 35.03 13.66 -14.66
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P Japan MidSmall Cap 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

11.18 -0.96 31.38 8.78 -11.78
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 Oct 16, 2019 JPY 35,762.369
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Mar 22, 2010
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index S&P Japan MidSmall Cap Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0496417709
Bloomberg Ticker BGFSMDY
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B4Y0F64
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPBMIMSJP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment JPY 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment JPY 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class D2, as of Sep 30, 2019 rated against 148 Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2019
Name Weight (%)
SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO LTD 2.56
COLOPL INC 2.38
FUKUOKA FINANCIAL GROUP INC 2.01
CKD CORPORATION 1.93
KEISEI ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO LTD 1.91
Name Weight (%)
NIPPON SHINYAKU CO., LTD. 1.86
KS HOLDINGS CORP 1.82
RELIA INC 1.71
ITOCHU TECHNO-SOLUTIONS CORP 1.69
TAIYO YUDEN CO LTD 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
D2 JPY Accumulating 7,918.00 19.00 0.24 8,432.00 6,857.00 - LU0496417709 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,531.00 16.00 0.25 7,043.00 5,668.00 - LU0249422956 - -
D4 GBP Annual 53.13 -0.90 -1.67 55.36 46.05 - LU0827883017 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 60.09 0.01 0.02 62.83 51.51 - LU0090841692 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,588.00 13.00 0.23 6,072.00 4,856.00 - LU0249422360 - -
A4 GBP Annual 51.82 -0.88 -1.67 54.00 44.92 - LU0204063480 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 14.27 0.04 0.28 14.95 12.19 - LU0931342652 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 65.91 -0.33 -0.50 66.24 54.20 - LU0252965594 - -
X4 GBP Annual 53.39 -0.91 -1.68 55.62 46.40 - LU0462858241 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 51.42 0.01 0.02 54.16 44.35 - LU0147408305 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,585.00 4.00 0.25 1,684.00 1,371.00 - LU0992622497 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 8,345.00 20.00 0.24 8,797.00 7,173.00 - LU0249423681 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 54.36 -0.28 -0.51 54.64 45.17 - LU0171289225 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 8.60 0.02 0.23 9.21 7.45 - LU1822774102 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 66.65 0.02 0.03 69.34 56.90 - LU0006061252 - -
I2 EUR - 13.19 -0.07 -0.53 13.26 10.83 - LU1822774011 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 7,243.00 17.00 0.24 7,772.00 6,281.00 - LU0249411835 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 60.30 -0.30 -0.50 60.60 49.89 - LU0171289068 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 72.85 0.02 0.03 75.22 61.81 - LU0827883108 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 46.09 0.10 0.22 49.87 40.00 - LU0255399742 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 48.58 0.11 0.23 52.16 42.10 - LU0827883280 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

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