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Baillie Gifford Japanese Smaller Companies Fund B Inc

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Fund Provider Baillie Gifford
Fund Summary The objective is to produce attractive capital growth over the long term by investing, whether directly or indirectly, in Japan, with particular emphasis on smaller companies, in any economic sector, but with the ability also to invest up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits. The ACD will determine from time to time what constitutes smaller companies
SEDOL code 0601458
ISIN GB0006014582
Fund code BFSMA
Managers Felicia Hjertman, Praveen Kumar
Manager Tenure 2 years
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japanese Smaller Companies
Fund Size £836 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 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 £43.02
Buy Price £43.02
Price Change -1.9152%
Price Date 20th May 2019
Yield 0.20%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 1st April 1983
Fund Status OPEN
Felicia graduated BA in International Business with Russian from European Business School, London in 2011. Felicia joined Baillie Gifford in the same year and is an Investment Manager in the Japanese Equity Team.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.693%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -0.72% +35.38% +23.70% +20.22% +31.09% +8.10% +36.87% +8.08% +5.43% +43.51%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity)
-11.29% +28.17% +27.02% +10.17% +30.21%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.92% +1.50% -3.41%
1 week 1.30% +1.98% -0.69%
1 month -0.04% -1.29% +1.25%
3 months 1.44% +0.24% +1.19%
6 months -0.51% -1.68% +1.17%
1 year -5.44% -13.27% +7.83%
3 years 60.56% +44.40% +16.16%
5 years 175.76% +114.58% +61.19%
10 years 472.85% +257.17% +215.68%
YTD 7.94% +5.89% +2.05%
Since inception Currently unavailable Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
GMO Payment Gateway Inc JPN 4.07%
Bengo4.com Inc JPN 3.26%
Horiba Ltd JPN 3.03%
OUTSOURCING Inc JPN 2.96%
MonotaRO Co Ltd JPN 2.92%
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd JPN 2.91%
Infomart Corp JPN 2.72%
OSG Corp JPN 2.63%
istyle Inc JPN 2.53%
Nihon M&A Center Inc JPN 2.37%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
1st May 2019 0.1143 £44.3100
1st May 2018 0.1020 £44.3300
2nd May 2017 0.1645 £32.6000
3rd May 2016 0.0933 £26.0000
1st May 2015 0.0769 £21.0600
1st May 2014 0.0818 £16.1900