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

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

11.68 9.63 8.78 -0.69 7.26
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

11.37 8.46 12.17 1.53 -0.60
  1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
7.26 5.03 7.24 7.29 3.17
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-0.60 4.22 6.46 7.83 4.71
  YTD 1m 3M 1Y 3Y 5Y 10y Incept.
2.59 4.16 4.43 7.26 15.86 41.85 102.14 62.73
Benchmark (%)

as of Sep 30, 2020

-4.92 2.99 2.43 -0.60 13.21 36.74 112.54 105.00
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 13,461.647
12m Trailing Yield -
Number of Holdings as of Sep 30, 2020 50
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 EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
Ongoing Charge 2.35%
ISIN LU0212925324
Bloomberg Ticker MLJVEEU
Annual Management Fee 2.00%
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43CQG8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker MSJPEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

Portfolio Characteristics

Portfolio Characteristics

3y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 13.39
3y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.017
5y Volatility - Benchmark as of Sep 30, 2020 12.94
5y Beta as of Sep 30, 2020 1.007

Ratings

Risk Indicator

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Sep 30, 2020
Name Weight (%)
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 5.40
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 4.53
SONY CORPORATION 4.03
NIDEC CORPORATION 3.29
KEYENCE CORP 3.25
Name Weight (%)
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO LTD 3.07
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD 3.05
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO LTD 2.93
TOKIO MARINE HOLDINGS INC 2.53
NEC CORPORATION 2.49
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Sep 30, 2020

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
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as of Sep 30, 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
E2 EUR Accumulating 12.31 0.01 0.08 12.49 9.08 - LU0212925324 - -
X2 Hgd EUR - 12.06 0.03 0.25 12.21 8.39 - LU2004776857 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 12.91 0.03 0.23 13.02 8.97 - LU0212924863 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.28 0.02 0.22 9.41 6.54 - LU0277197835 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 1,980.00 5.00 0.25 2,004.00 1,370.00 - LU0497860428 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 17.32 0.03 0.17 17.47 11.90 - LU0827883520 - -
Class X2 GBP GBP - 14.39 -0.13 -0.93 14.75 10.49 - LU1967588366 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 1,353.00 3.00 0.22 1,371.00 954.00 - LU0249411082 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,472.00 4.00 0.27 1,490.00 1,023.00 - LU1495982941 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 10.91 0.01 0.09 11.10 8.08 - LU0212925241 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 16.52 0.05 0.30 16.73 11.54 - LU0940328577 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 1,527.00 4.00 0.26 1,547.00 1,071.00 - LU0249411165 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 10.54 0.03 0.29 10.68 7.37 - LU0827883793 - -
A4 GBP Annual 11.83 0.05 0.42 12.09 8.68 - LU0236176334 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 14.57 0.03 0.21 14.69 10.08 - LU0212924947 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 15.68 0.03 0.19 15.82 10.82 - LU0212924517 - -
D4 GBP Annual 12.04 0.06 0.50 12.29 8.84 - LU0827883363 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.91 0.02 0.20 10.05 6.97 - LU0255399239 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 13.25 0.01 0.08 13.44 9.74 - LU0212924608 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 14.63 0.01 0.07 14.84 10.72 - LU0827883447 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tad Fukushima
Tad Fukushima

Literature

Literature