Equity

BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

  From
31-Dec-2013
To
31-Dec-2014
From
31-Dec-2014
To
31-Dec-2015
From
31-Dec-2015
To
31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
To
31-Dec-2017
From
31-Dec-2017
To
31-Dec-2018
Total Return (%) Total return represents changes to the NAV and accounts for distributions from the fund.

as of Dec 31, 2018

-3.31 9.89 5.33 40.11 -22.15
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P Japan MidSmallCap Index - in USD<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 Dec 31, 2018

0.51 13.02 6.91 30.09 -15.93
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 Mar 22, 2019 JPY 50,440.860
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Sep 27, 2012
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.
ISIN LU0827883108
Bloomberg Ticker BJSMD2U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B8D6345
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPBMIMSJP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
NICHIREI CORPORATION 2.11
AMADA HOLDINGS CO LTD 2.01
LION CORPORATION 1.97
HIKARI TSUSHIN INC. 1.91
NIPPON SHINYAKU CO., LTD. 1.83
Name Weight (%)
NOF CORPORATION 1.81
TAIHEIYO CEMENT CORPORATION 1.80
KUMAGAI GUMI CO LTD 1.78
HITACHI TRANSPORT SYSTEM LTD 1.77
UNIZO HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.71
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 USD Accumulating 66.35 -0.15 -0.23 82.91 61.81 - LU0827883108 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 55.12 -0.13 -0.24 69.60 51.51 - LU0090841692 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 54.05 0.31 0.58 65.71 49.89 - LU0171289068 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,459.00 -15.00 -1.02 1,833.00 1,371.00 - LU0992622497 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 42.85 -0.47 -1.08 54.76 40.39 - LU0255399742 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,060.00 -66.00 -1.08 7,712.00 5,719.00 - LU0249422956 - -
D4 GBP Annual 47.43 -0.37 -0.77 58.84 46.05 - LU0827883017 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.04 -0.14 -1.06 16.19 12.19 - LU0931342652 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,208.00 -57.00 -1.08 6,669.00 4,924.00 - LU0249422360 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 7.95 -0.08 -1.00 10.01 7.47 - LU1822774102 - -
I2 EUR - 11.76 0.07 0.60 14.19 10.83 - LU1822774011 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 6,702.00 -73.00 -1.08 8,494.00 6,317.00 - LU0249411835 - -
A4 GBP Annual 46.18 -0.37 -0.79 57.39 44.92 - LU0204063480 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 48.87 0.28 0.58 59.65 45.17 - LU0171289225 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 7,295.00 -79.00 -1.07 9,187.00 6,862.00 - LU0496417709 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 60.96 -0.14 -0.23 76.65 56.90 - LU0006061252 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 58.83 0.34 0.58 71.11 54.20 - LU0252965594 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 47.37 -0.11 -0.23 60.18 44.35 - LU0147408305 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 44.96 -0.50 -1.10 57.10 42.30 - LU0827883280 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 7,644.00 -82.00 -1.06 9,546.00 7,173.00 - LU0249423681 - -
X4 GBP Annual 47.90 -0.38 -0.79 59.55 46.40 - LU0462858241 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature