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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

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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 EUR, hedged fund 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 23-Aug-2019 JPY 31,587.96
Base Currency JPY
Fund Launch Date 13-May-1987
Share Class launch date 27-Oct-2000
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index S&P Japan Mid Small Cap in EUR Performance Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0171289225
Bloomberg Ticker MIGSJJE
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43CN12
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker CGEMIJPEUR
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment -
Use of Income Accumulating

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class E2, as of 31-Mar-2012 rated against 138 Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Holdings

Holdings

as of 31-Jul-2019
Name Weight (%)
TOKUYAMA CORPORATION 2.17
KEISEI ELECTRIC RAILWAY CO LTD 1.98
NOF CORPORATION 1.90
PREMIUM GROUP CO LTD 1.81
ITOCHU TECHNO-SOLUTIONS CORP 1.79
Name Weight (%)
AMADA HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.74
FUKUOKA FINANCIAL GROUP INC 1.74
KUMAGAI GUMI CO LTD 1.69
NICHIREI CORPORATION 1.68
RELIA INC 1.62
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 E2 EUR None 49.33 0.24 0.49 57.35 45.17 - LU0171289225 - -
Class E2 USD None 54.60 0.13 0.24 66.64 51.51 - LU0090841692 - -
Class I2 Hedged EUR - 7.65 0.03 0.39 9.86 7.45 - LU1822774102 - -
Class D2 EUR None 59.69 0.28 0.47 68.61 54.20 - LU0252965594 - -
Class I2 JPY None 1,408.00 5.00 0.36 1,803.00 1,371.00 - LU0992622497 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 12.66 0.04 0.32 15.99 12.19 - LU0931342652 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 41.05 0.14 0.34 53.40 40.00 - LU0255399742 - -
Class A2 JPY None 6,446.00 23.00 0.36 8,326.00 6,281.00 - LU0249411835 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 43.22 0.15 0.35 55.84 42.10 - LU0827883280 - -
Class I2 EUR - 11.94 0.05 0.42 13.70 10.83 - LU1822774011 - -
Class D2 JPY None 7,038.00 25.00 0.36 9,029.00 6,857.00 - LU0496417709 - -
Class D2 USD None 66.08 0.17 0.26 79.73 61.81 - LU0827883108 - -
Class E2 JPY None 5,816.00 21.00 0.36 7,546.00 5,668.00 - LU0249422956 - -
Class A2 USD None 60.52 0.15 0.25 73.52 56.90 - LU0006061252 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 49.42 0.21 0.43 56.43 44.92 - LU0204063480 - -
Class A2 EUR None 54.67 0.26 0.48 63.27 49.89 - LU0171289068 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 50.91 0.22 0.43 57.72 46.05 - LU0827883017 - -

Literature

Literature