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M&G Japan Fund I Inc

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Fund Provider M&G Securities Ltd
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 B6Z42S0
ISIN GB00B6Z42S01
Fund code MGJNI
Managers Carl Vine
Manager Tenure 1 year
Morningstar Category Japan Large-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japan
Fund Size £295 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Ongoing Charge Figure (OCF) 0.9%
Cavendish ongoing charge 0.05%
FundsNetwork Service Fee 0.20%
Minimum Initial Investment £25
Minimum Top Up £25
Minimum Monthly Investment £25
Sell Price £19.8833
Buy Price £19.8833
Price Change -3.0404%
Price Date 28th February 2020
Yield 2.85%
Dividend Frequency Yearly
ISA Eligible Yes
SIPP Eligible Yes
Inception Date 4th February 2013
Fund Status OPEN
Carl Vine joined M&G as Co-Head of Asian Investment. Carl co-founded Oxford-based Port Meadow Capital Management, a boutique investment firm, in 2014. Prior to that, he worked as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for SAC Capital Advisors in Hong Kong and was the Asian-based member of their global investment committee. Before that, Carl was a Managing Director at UBS in Hong Kong, where he invested proprietary capital across Asia and Japan, and a Principal for TPG-Axon Capital. He began his career with Prudential Portfolio Managers in London, before relocating to Tokyo to open Prudential’s Japan office. Carl holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from Oxford University.

3-year Mean Monthly Return: 0.127%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +8.36% -15.19% +17.66% +32.57% +16.66% +5.05% +29.39% +3.18% -13.12% +27.69%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
+14.73% -10.37% +16.06% +22.42% +15.62%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Large-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day -1.71% -7.46% +5.75%
1 week -4.91% -7.50% +2.59%
1 month -6.05% -8.74% +2.70%
3 months -8.39% -2.03% -6.36%
6 months -0.56% +3.65% -4.21%
1 year -1.36% +2.19% -3.55%
3 years -2.19% +7.61% -9.80%
5 years 6.52% +6.84% -0.32%
10 years 8.07% -5.71% +13.79%
YTD -6.74% -4.77% -1.96%
Since inception 6.75% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Hitachi Ltd JPN 4.79%
Mitsubishi Electric Corp JPN 4.18%
Mitsui Fudosan Co Ltd JPN 3.89%
Toyota Motor Corp JPN 3.50%
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd JPN 3.43%
Lixil Group Corp JPN 3.37%
ORIX Corp JPN 3.07%
Honda Motor Co Ltd JPN 3.01%
Ajinomoto Co Inc JPN 2.71%
Shimamura Co Ltd JPN 2.67%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd September 2019 0.6208 £21.1579
3rd September 2018 0.5027 £23.5864
1st September 2017 0.4479 £23.2887
1st September 2016 0.2288 £18.9867
1st September 2015 0.1227 £15.6186
1st September 2014 0.1048 £14.0198