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

9.79 8.22 0.91 33.81 -24.59
Benchmark (%) Index: S&P Japan MidSmall Cap 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

14.66 13.40 3.65 25.65 -18.12
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 Feb 22, 2019 JPY 58,867.418
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date May 29, 2006
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 LU0249422956
Bloomberg Ticker MLJOPEY
Initial Charge 3.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B43CN67
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPBMIMSJP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment JPY 5000
Minimum Subsequent Investment JPY 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Risk Indicator

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Holdings

Holdings

as of Jan 31, 2019
Name Weight (%)
NICHIREI CORPORATION 2.21
AMADA HOLDINGS CO LTD 2.04
LION CORPORATION 2.02
TADANO LTD 1.82
NIPPON SHINYAKU CO., LTD. 1.82
Name Weight (%)
NOF CORPORATION 1.77
HIKARI TSUSHIN INC. 1.76
KUMAGAI GUMI CO LTD 1.74
KOSHIDAKA HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.69
UNIZO HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.66
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
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,199.00 -18.00 -0.29 7,712.00 5,719.00 - LU0249422956 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 7,455.00 -21.00 -0.28 9,187.00 6,862.00 - LU0496417709 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 67.35 -0.21 -0.31 82.91 61.81 - LU0827883108 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 56.01 -0.17 -0.30 69.60 51.51 - LU0090841692 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.31 -0.03 -0.22 16.19 12.19 - LU0931342652 - -
I2 EUR - 11.88 -0.03 -0.25 14.19 10.83 - LU1822774011 - -
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 45.98 -0.13 -0.28 57.10 42.30 - LU0827883280 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 59.42 -0.14 -0.24 71.11 54.20 - LU0252965594 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 8.12 -0.03 -0.37 10.01 7.47 - LU1822774102 - -
D4 GBP Annual 48.74 -0.03 -0.06 58.84 46.05 - LU0827883017 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,490.00 -4.00 -0.27 1,833.00 1,371.00 - LU0992622497 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 7,805.00 -23.00 -0.29 9,546.00 7,173.00 - LU0249423681 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 61.92 -0.19 -0.31 76.65 56.90 - LU0006061252 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 6,853.00 -20.00 -0.29 8,494.00 6,317.00 - LU0249411835 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 48.16 -0.15 -0.31 60.18 44.35 - LU0147408305 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 43.84 -0.13 -0.30 54.76 40.39 - LU0255399742 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 49.41 -0.12 -0.24 59.65 45.17 - LU0171289225 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,330.00 -16.00 -0.30 6,669.00 4,924.00 - LU0249422360 - -
A4 GBP Annual 47.48 -0.03 -0.06 57.39 44.92 - LU0204063480 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 54.63 -0.13 -0.24 65.71 49.89 - LU0171289068 - -
X4 GBP Annual 49.19 -0.02 -0.04 59.55 46.40 - LU0462858241 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature