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M&G Japan Fund I Acc

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Fund Provider M&G
Fund Summary The Fund aims to provide a higher total return (the combination of capital growth and income), net of the Ongoing Charge Figure, than that of the MSCI Japan Index over any five-year period.
SEDOL code B74CQP7
ISIN GB00B74CQP79
Fund code MGJNA
Managers Johan Du Preez
Manager Tenure 4 years
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japan
Fund Size £313 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 0.92%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £22.3998
Buy Price £22.3998
Price Change -0.0228%
Price Date 24th May 2019
Yield 1.32%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 30th April 1971
Fund Status OPEN
Johan du Preez has managed the M&G Japan Fund and the M&G Japan Smaller Companies Fund since joining the M&G Equity team in 2015. He began his investment career in 1998 as an analyst with Prudential Portfolio Managers, South Africa (PPMSA). In the following year, he became a senior portfolio manager and shortly afterwards, a director of PPMSA. In 2004 Johan transferred to Prudentials asset management business in Asia, where he specialised in Japanese equity as an investment director. He graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand with a B Econ Sc in mathematical statistics and actuarial science in 1992 and from the University of Cape Town with a M Com in economics in 2003. He is a CFA charterholder.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 1.031%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -9.03% +3.93% +48.44% -7.90% +31.13% +1.29% +15.58% +5.30% -5.03% +41.12%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
-4.22% +2.33% +38.30% -8.95% +27.00%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -0.02% -0.15% +0.13%
1 week 0.37% +0.63% -0.26%
1 month -2.18% -1.62% -0.55%
3 months -4.14% +0.24% -4.38%
6 months -6.52% -0.82% -5.70%
1 year -13.95% -8.91% -5.04%
3 years 39.57% +35.95% +3.62%
5 years 68.97% +68.90% +0.07%
10 years 141.60% +118.21% +23.39%
YTD -0.66% +4.91% -5.57%
Since inception 2281.54% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Honda Motor Co Ltd JPN 5.59%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc JPN 5.35%
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc JPN 4.37%
NEC Corp JPN 4.31%
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd JPN 3.88%
Ricoh Co Ltd JPN 3.83%
Nomura Holdings Inc JPN 3.76%
Mazda Motor Corp JPN 3.71%
JSR Corp JPN 3.59%
Hitachi Ltd JPN 3.57%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
3rd September 2018 0.2932 £25.4612
1st September 2017 0.2605 £24.6132
1st September 2016 0.2333 £19.6870
1st September 2015 0.1266 £16.0040
1st September 2014 0.1058 £14.1666