Equity

BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund

Overview

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

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

as of Dec 31, 2018

-1.83 14.18 21.85 16.99 -11.21
Benchmark (%) Index: MSCI Japan Net 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 Dec 31, 2018

1.95 15.91 22.12 13.25 -7.47
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 Mar 25, 2019 JPY 16,466.525
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date Feb 28, 2005
Share Class Inception Date Sep 27, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Japan Net in GBP Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827883363
Bloomberg Ticker BJVD4RF
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B89STB4
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker GDDLJN
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment GBP 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment GBP 1000
Use of Income Distributing

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund, Class D4, as of Feb 28, 2019 rated against 863 Japan Large-Cap Equity Funds.

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Feb 28, 2019
Name Weight (%)
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 6.56
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 4.32
RECRUIT HOLDINGS CO LTD 2.89
NIDEC CORPORATION 2.88
HOYA CORP 2.67
Name Weight (%)
DENSO CORPORATION 2.67
TOKIO MARINE HOLDINGS INC 2.63
MITSUI & CO LTD 2.50
SHIONOGI & CO LTD 2.47
NINTENDO CO LTD 2.44
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of Feb 28, 2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
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as of Feb 28, 2019

% 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
D4 GBP Annual 9.69 -0.14 -1.42 11.05 9.45 - LU0827883363 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 13.87 -0.18 -1.28 15.73 12.96 - LU0827883520 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,233.00 -14.00 -1.12 1,424.00 1,155.00 - LU1495982941 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.59 -0.10 -1.15 10.00 8.07 - LU0255399239 - -
C2 EUR Accumulating 9.43 -0.15 -1.57 10.45 8.77 - LU0212925241 - -
E2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 8.11 -0.09 -1.10 9.46 7.62 - LU0277197835 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 11.90 -0.15 -1.24 13.63 11.15 - LU0212924947 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 12.71 -0.16 -1.24 14.50 11.90 - LU0212924517 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 11.23 -0.18 -1.58 12.38 10.41 - LU0212924608 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 1,639.00 -19.00 -1.15 1,886.00 1,534.00 - LU0497860428 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 9.03 -0.10 -1.10 10.47 8.47 - LU0827883793 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 10.67 -0.14 -1.30 12.31 10.02 - LU0212924863 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 1,399.00 -16.00 -1.13 1,624.00 1,314.00 - LU0249410860 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 12.25 -0.21 -1.69 13.46 11.34 - LU0827883447 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 1,310.00 -15.00 -1.13 1,523.00 1,231.00 - LU0249411165 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.85 -0.16 -1.14 15.88 12.93 - LU0940328577 - -
A4 GBP Annual 9.51 -0.14 -1.45 10.88 9.30 - LU0236176334 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 10.51 -0.17 -1.59 11.61 9.76 - LU0212925324 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 1,175.00 -13.00 -1.09 1,371.00 1,106.00 - LU0249411082 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Oisin Crawley
Oisin Crawley

Literature

Literature