Equity

BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of Mar 31, 2019

23.87 3.42 33.54 18.89 -8.99
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P Japan Mid Small Cap 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 Mar 31, 2019

27.22 3.77 32.93 10.45 -5.47
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 Apr 23, 2019 JPY 44,900.675
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Nov 6, 2009
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index S&P Japan Mid Small Cap in GBP Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0462858241
Bloomberg Ticker BGJPX4D
Initial Charge 0.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B56B1V9
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker CGEMIJPGBP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 10000000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class X4, as of Mar 31, 2019 rated against 140 Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Mar 29, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TOKYO TATEMONO CO. LTD. 2.30
NIPPON SHINYAKU CO., LTD. 2.13
FUJI OIL HOLDINGS INC 1.95
LION CORPORATION 1.92
NICHIREI CORPORATION 1.88
Name Weight (%)
RELO GROUP INC 1.88
HITACHI TRANSPORT SYSTEM LTD 1.82
TAIHEIYO CEMENT CORPORATION 1.81
UNIZO HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.81
NOF CORPORATION 1.81
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
X4 GBP Annual 49.16 0.24 0.49 59.55 46.40 - LU0462858241 - -
I2 EUR - 11.93 0.05 0.42 14.19 10.83 - LU1822774011 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,213.00 6.00 0.10 7,712.00 5,719.00 - LU0249422956 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 55.50 0.01 0.02 69.60 51.51 - LU0090841692 - -
D4 GBP Annual 48.63 0.23 0.48 58.84 46.05 - LU0827883017 - -
A4 GBP Annual 47.32 0.22 0.47 57.39 44.92 - LU0204063480 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 49.51 0.18 0.36 59.65 45.17 - LU0171289225 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 66.88 0.02 0.03 82.91 61.81 - LU0827883108 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 7,853.00 10.00 0.13 9,546.00 7,173.00 - LU0249423681 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 47.66 0.00 0.00 60.18 44.35 - LU0147408305 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 46.13 0.05 0.11 57.10 42.30 - LU0827883280 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 7,487.00 8.00 0.11 9,187.00 6,862.00 - LU0496417709 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,497.00 2.00 0.13 1,833.00 1,371.00 - LU0992622497 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 8.16 0.01 0.12 10.01 7.47 - LU1822774102 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 43.93 0.04 0.09 54.76 40.39 - LU0255399742 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.40 0.01 0.07 16.19 12.19 - LU0931342652 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 54.78 0.20 0.37 65.71 49.89 - LU0171289068 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 59.66 0.22 0.37 71.11 54.20 - LU0252965594 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,336.00 5.00 0.09 6,669.00 4,924.00 - LU0249422360 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 61.41 0.02 0.03 76.65 56.90 - LU0006061252 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 6,874.00 6.00 0.09 8,494.00 6,317.00 - LU0249411835 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature

 

 

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