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M&G Japan Smaller Companies Fund I Acc

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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 Russell/Nomura Mid-Small Cap Index over any five-year period.
SEDOL code B7FGLY2
ISIN GB00B7FGLY29
Fund code MGJOA
Managers Carl Vine
Manager Tenure Currently unavailable
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japanese Smaller Companies
Fund Size £80 million
Fund Type OEIC
Management Style Active
Total Expense Ratio (TER) 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 £26.0145
Buy Price £26.0145
Price Change +0.1263%
Price Date 18th October 2019
Yield 1.08%
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: 0.475%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -12.23% +5.76% +24.05% +40.16% +6.24% +11.40% +39.96% +0.85% +17.34% -1.45%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity)
-5.92% +13.27% +20.99% +39.61% +6.84%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.13% +10.16% -10.03%
1 week -0.08% -0.33% +0.26%
1 month -0.54% +1.32% -1.85%
3 months 2.30% +3.98% -1.69%
6 months 1.00% -3.03% +4.04%
1 year -8.41% +5.96% -14.38%
3 years 1.82% +15.85% -14.03%
5 years 12.57% +12.82% -0.25%
10 years 12.46% +7.71% +4.75%
YTD 2.86% -0.20% +3.06%
Since inception 7.23% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
DOWA Holdings Co Ltd JPN 4.67%
Mazda Motor Corp JPN 4.39%
Miraca Holdings Inc JPN 4.15%
Hitachi Zosen Corp JPN 4.03%
Oki Electric Industry Co Ltd JPN 3.99%
JSR Corp JPN 3.85%
Sumitomo Riko Co Ltd JPN 3.81%
Lawson Inc JPN 3.69%
Credit Saison Co Ltd JPN 3.66%
Iida Group Holdings Co Ltd JPN 3.57%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd September 2019 0.3991 £25.3857
3rd September 2018 0.2760 £29.2207
1st September 2017 0.2311 £28.5595
1st September 2016 0.2551 £21.5287
1st September 2015 0.1258 £16.3438
1st September 2014 0.1154 £15.1240