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
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31-Dec-2016
From
31-Dec-2016
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31-Dec-2017
From
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

10.53 9.58 0.94 34.09 -24.48
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 20, 2019 JPY 59,579.773
Base Currency Japanese Yen
Fund Inception Date May 13, 1987
Share Class Inception Date Sep 27, 2012
Asset Class Equity
Morningstar Category Other Equity
Benchmark Index S&P Japan MidSmall Cap Index
Domicile Luxembourg
Regulatory Structure UCITS
Management Company BlackRock (Luxembourg) S.A.
ISIN LU0827883280
Bloomberg Ticker BJSMD2E
Initial Charge 5.00%
Performance Fee 0.00%
SEDOL B893LG8
Bloomberg Benchmark Ticker SPBMIMSJP
Dealing Settlement Trade Date + 3 days
Dealing Frequency Daily, forward pricing basis
Minimum Initial Investment EUR 100000
Minimum Subsequent Investment EUR 1000
Use of Income Accumulating

Ratings

Ratings

Morningstar Rating

Overall Morningstar Rating for BGF Japan Small & MidCap Opportunities Fund, Class D2 Hedged, as of Jul 31, 2018 rated against 228 Other Equity Funds.

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
D2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 46.06 0.27 0.59 57.10 42.30 - LU0827883280 - -
A2 Hgd USD Accumulating 13.33 0.08 0.60 16.19 12.19 - LU0931342652 - -
X2 JPY Accumulating 7,818.00 45.00 0.58 9,546.00 7,173.00 - LU0249423681 - -
A4 GBP Annual 47.47 0.05 0.11 57.39 44.92 - LU0204063480 - -
C2 USD Accumulating 48.17 0.18 0.38 60.18 44.35 - LU0147408305 - -
A2 JPY Accumulating 6,865.00 39.00 0.57 8,494.00 6,317.00 - LU0249411835 - -
D2 JPY Accumulating 7,467.00 43.00 0.58 9,187.00 6,862.00 - LU0496417709 - -
A2 USD Accumulating 61.93 0.24 0.39 76.65 56.90 - LU0006061252 - -
E2 JPY Accumulating 6,210.00 35.00 0.57 7,712.00 5,719.00 - LU0249422956 - -
I2 JPY Accumulating 1,493.00 9.00 0.61 1,833.00 1,371.00 - LU0992622497 - -
D2 USD Accumulating 67.36 0.26 0.39 82.91 61.81 - LU0827883108 - -
D4 GBP Annual 48.72 0.05 0.10 58.84 46.05 - LU0827883017 - -
D2 EUR Accumulating 59.40 0.13 0.22 71.11 54.20 - LU0252965594 - -
E2 USD Accumulating 56.02 0.22 0.39 69.60 51.51 - LU0090841692 - -
C2 JPY Accumulating 5,340.00 31.00 0.58 6,669.00 4,924.00 - LU0249422360 - -
I2 Hgd EUR - 8.14 0.05 0.62 10.01 7.47 - LU1822774102 - -
X4 GBP Annual 49.17 0.05 0.10 59.55 46.40 - LU0462858241 - -
I2 EUR - 11.87 0.02 0.17 14.19 10.83 - LU1822774011 - -
A2 Hgd EUR Accumulating 43.92 0.25 0.57 54.76 40.39 - LU0255399742 - -
E2 EUR Accumulating 49.40 0.11 0.22 59.65 45.17 - LU0171289225 - -
A2 EUR Accumulating 54.61 0.12 0.22 65.71 49.89 - LU0171289068 - -

Portfolio Managers

Portfolio Managers

Hiroki Takayama
Hiroki Takayama

Literature

Literature