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Baillie Gifford Japanese Income Growth B Acc

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford & Co Limited.
Fund Summary The Sub-fund aims to outperform (after deduction of costs) the TOPIX, as stated in Sterling, by at least 1% per annum over rolling five-year periods through a combination of income and capital growth whilst maintaining a portfolio yield higher than the TOPIX. The Sub-fund will invest at least 90% in shares of Japanese companies being those which are listed, incorporated, domiciled or conducting a significant portion of their business in Japan. The Sub-fund will be actively managed and will invest in companies of any size and in any sector. To the extent that the Sub-fund is not fully invested in shares of Japanese companies, the Sub-fund may also invest in other transferable securities of Japanese companies, money market instruments, deposits and cash. The Sub-fund may not invest in or otherwise use derivatives.
Fund code BFJIA
Managers Matthew Brett, Karen See
Manager Tenure 4 years
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japan
Fund Size Currently unavailable
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.63%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £1.4460
Buy Price £1.4460
Price Change +1.2606%
Price Date 3rd July 2020
Yield 2.22%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 1st August 2016
Fund Status OPEN
Matthew graduated BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences (Psychology) from the University of Cambridge in 2003 and holds a PhD in Psychology from Bristol University. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2003 and is an Investment Manager in the Japanese Equity Team. Matthew is a co-manager of the Japanese All cap strategy and is a CFA Charterholder.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.595%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017
Fund Performance +1.81% +0.70% +17.37%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
+5.93% -2.98% +9.39%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 1.26% -1.20% +2.46%
1 week -1.90% -0.38% -1.52%
1 month -0.62% +18.71% -19.33%
3 months 22.65% -2.37% +25.01%
6 months -2.43% +2.58% -5.01%
1 year -1.77% +4.11% -5.88%
3 years 6.24% +7.85% -1.62%
5 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
10 years Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable
YTD -1.97% -2.41% +0.45%
Since inception 9.67% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
GMO internet Inc JPN 3.75%
SoftBank Group Corp JPN 3.44%
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings Inc JPN 3.16%
SBI Holdings Inc JPN 3.12%
Denso Corp JPN 2.97%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc JPN 2.76%
Fanuc Corp JPN 2.69%
Park24 Co Ltd JPN 2.53%
Bridgestone Corp JPN 2.51%
Kubota Corp JPN 2.50%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st July 2020 0.0275 £1.4350
1st April 2020 0.0080 £1.2030
2nd January 2020 0.0080 £1.4900
1st July 2019 0.0259 £1.4660
2nd January 2019 0.0080 £1.2580
2nd July 2018 0.0194 £1.3980