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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.

Please note the Fund-specific risks under the relevant section in Disclaimer.

All currency hedged share classes of this fund use derivatives to hedge currency risk. The use of derivatives for a share class could pose a potential risk of contagion (also known as spill-over) to other share classes in the fund. The fund’s management company will ensure appropriate procedures are in place to minimise contagion risk to other share class. Using the drop down box directly below the name of the fund, you can view a list of all share classes in the fund – currency hedged share classes are indicated by the word “Hedged” in the name of the share class. In addition, a full list of all currency hedged share classes is available on request from the fund’s management company

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Performance

Performance

  • Returns

The figures shown relate to past performance. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of current or future results and should not be the sole factor of consideration when selecting a product or strategy.

Share Class and Benchmark performance displayed in JPY, hedged Share Class Benchmark performance is displayed in JPY.

Performance is shown on a Net Asset Value (NAV) basis, with gross income reinvested where applicable. The return of your investment may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations if your investment is made in a currency other than that used in the past performance calculation. Source: Blackrock

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Reinvestments

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Key Facts

Key Facts

Size of Fund (Millions) as of 24-Jan-2020 JPY 39,191.10
Base Currency JPY
Fund Launch Date 13-May-1987
Share Class launch date 22-Mar-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 100,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment JPY 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class D2, as of 31-Dec-2019 rated against 149 Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Dec-2019
Name Weight (%)
KS HOLDINGS CORP 2.42
NICHIAS CORPORATION 2.06
FUKUOKA FINANCIAL GROUP INC 2.03
SQUARE ENIX HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.98
DIGITAL GARAGE INC 1.88
Name Weight (%)
CKD CORPORATION 1.73
SUMITOMO MITSUI TRUST HOLDINGS 1.66
KEISEI ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO LTD 1.65
KUMAGAI GUMI CO LTD 1.64
SHIP HEALTHCARE HOLDINGS INC 1.59
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
Class D2 JPY None 8,558.00 -18.00 -0.21 8,657.00 6,857.00 - LU0496417709 - -
Class I2 EUR - 14.20 0.02 0.14 14.23 11.36 - LU1822774011 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 49.62 -0.11 -0.22 50.21 40.00 - LU0255399742 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 15.48 -0.03 -0.19 15.65 12.33 - LU0931342652 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 52.41 -0.11 -0.21 53.02 42.10 - LU0827883280 - -
Class A2 EUR None 64.71 0.05 0.08 64.90 52.10 - LU0171289068 - -
Class A2 JPY None 7,813.00 -16.00 -0.20 7,905.00 6,281.00 - LU0249411835 - -
Class D2 USD None 78.18 -0.22 -0.28 79.15 63.61 - LU0827883108 - -
Class E2 EUR None 58.27 0.05 0.09 58.45 47.06 - LU0171289225 - -
Class I2 JPY None 1,714.00 -4.00 -0.23 1,734.00 1,372.00 - LU0992622497 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR - 9.28 -0.02 -0.22 9.39 7.45 - LU1822774102 - -
Class E2 USD None 64.27 -0.18 -0.28 65.10 52.72 - LU0090841692 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 54.42 -0.07 -0.13 55.29 45.09 - LU0204063480 - -
Class E2 JPY None 7,035.00 -15.00 -0.21 7,119.00 5,668.00 - LU0249422956 - -
Class D2 EUR None 70.88 0.05 0.07 71.07 56.79 - LU0252965594 - -
Class A2 USD None 71.38 -0.20 -0.28 72.29 58.36 - LU0006061252 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 55.91 -0.07 -0.13 56.79 46.31 - LU0827883017 - -

Literature

Literature