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Baillie Gifford Japanese Income Growth B Inc

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Fund ProviderBaillie Gifford & Co Limited.
Fund SummaryThe 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 codeBFJII
ManagersMatthew Brett, Karen See
Manager Tenure4 years
Morningstar CategoryJapan Large-Cap Equity
IMA SectorJapan
Fund SizeCurrently unavailable
Fund TypeOEIC
Management StyleActive
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF)0.63%
Cavendish ongoing charge0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment£25
Minimum Top Up£25
Minimum Monthly Investment£25
Sell Price£1.4300
Buy Price£1.4300
Price Change-1.7857%
Price Date24th September 2020
Dividend FrequencySemi-Annually
ISA EligibleYes
SIPP EligibleYes
Inception Date1st August 2016
Fund StatusOPEN
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: 0.527%

Annual Returns201920182017
Fund Performance+2.50%+0.68%+17.50%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Time PeriodCumulativeBenchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day-1.79%+4.02%-5.80%
1 week-0.28%+4.29%-4.57%
1 month7.12%+3.15%+3.97%
3 months6.97%+21.98%-15.01%
6 months24.33%+4.47%+19.87%
1 year4.45%+5.89%-1.44%
3 years9.18%+8.57%+0.61%
5 yearsCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailable
10 yearsCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailableCurrently unavailable
Since inception11.35%Currently unavailableCurrently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share NameCountryValue
GMO internet IncJPN4.34%
SoftBank Group CorpJPN3.67%
Denso CorpJPN3.47%
SBI Holdings IncJPN3.30%
Kubota CorpJPN2.94%
MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings IncJPN2.73%
Fanuc CorpJPN2.65%
Sony Financial Holdings IncJPN2.54%
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings IncJPN2.49%
Nintendo Co LtdJPN2.48%
Dividend DatePer share amountReinvestment Price
1st July 20200.0257£1.3130
1st April 20200.0080£1.1210
2nd January 20200.0080£1.3890
1st July 20190.0245£1.3750
2nd January 20190.0080£1.2010
2nd July 20180.0188£1.3430