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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.

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 USD, 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. Performance data is based on the net asset value (NAV) of the ETF which may not be the same as the market price of the ETF. Individual shareholders may realize returns that are different to the NAV performance.

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 18-Oct-2019 JPY 15,838.65
Base Currency JPY
Fund Launch Date 18-Feb-2005
Share Class launch date 28-Feb-2005
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
Benchmark Index MSCI Developed - Japan Net Dividends (USD)
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0212924517
Bloomberg Ticker MLJVA2U
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B1CC301
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker NDDUJN
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment USD 5,000.00
Minimum Subsequent Investment USD 1,000.00
Use of Income Accumulating

Risk Indicator

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Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Flexible Equity Fund, Class A2, as of 30-Sep-2019 rated against 870 Japan Large-Cap Equity Funds.

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Tad Fukushima
Tad Fukushima

Holdings

Holdings

as of 30-Sep-2019
Name Weight (%)
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION 6.30
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 4.16
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD 3.79
SUMITOMO MITSUI FINANCIAL GROUP INC 3.77
SUBARU CORP 3.35
Name Weight (%)
NOF CORPORATION 2.97
NIDEC CORPORATION 2.97
HOYA CORP 2.88
SMC CORP (JAPAN) 2.86
KOSE CORP 2.86
Holdings subject to change

Exposure Breakdowns

Exposure Breakdowns

as of 30-Sep-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
as of 30-Sep-2019

% of Market Value

Type Fund
Allocations subject to change.
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as of 30-Sep-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
Class A2 USD None 13.49 -0.01 -0.07 13.55 11.90 - LU0212924517 - -
Class E2 JPY None 1,366.00 -3.00 -0.22 1,420.00 1,231.00 - LU0249411165 - -
Class E2 USD None 12.59 -0.02 -0.16 12.65 11.15 - LU0212924947 - -
Class D4 GBP Annual 10.47 -0.06 -0.57 11.00 9.45 - LU0827883363 - -
Class A2 JPY None 1,463.00 -3.00 -0.20 1,514.00 1,314.00 - LU0249410860 - -
Class A2 EUR None 12.11 -0.03 -0.25 12.33 10.41 - LU0212924608 - -
Class A2 Hedged EUR None 8.94 -0.02 -0.22 9.32 8.07 - LU0255399239 - -
Class D2 EUR None 13.27 -0.04 -0.30 13.51 11.34 - LU0827883447 - -
Class E2 Hedged EUR None 8.41 -0.02 -0.24 8.82 7.62 - LU0277197835 - -
Class E2 EUR None 11.30 -0.03 -0.26 11.51 9.76 - LU0212925324 - -
Class A2 Hedged USD None 14.68 -0.03 -0.20 14.82 12.93 - LU0940328577 - -
Class A4 GBP Annual 10.31 -0.06 -0.58 10.80 9.30 - LU0236176334 - -
Class D2 USD None 14.79 -0.01 -0.07 14.84 12.96 - LU0827883520 - -
Class D2 Hedged EUR None 9.44 -0.01 -0.11 9.76 8.47 - LU0827883793 - -
Class I2 JPY None 1,297.00 -2.00 -0.15 1,328.00 1,155.00 - LU1495982941 - -

Literature

Literature