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M&G Japan Smaller Companies 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 Russell/Nomura Mid-Small Cap Index over any five-year period.
SEDOL code B62S8P4
ISIN GB00B62S8P46
Fund code MGJOI
Managers Carl Vine
Manager Tenure Currently unavailable
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japanese Smaller Companies
Fund Size £77 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 £24.6587
Buy Price £24.6587
Price Change -0.2334%
Price Date 12th December 2019
Yield 2.37%
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: 0.369%

Annual Returns 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Fund Performance -12.24% +5.76% +24.05% +40.17% +6.23% +11.40% +39.90% +0.84% +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 -0.59% +15.87% -16.46%
1 week 1.20% +0.57% +0.63%
1 month -1.71% +4.23% -5.95%
3 months 3.65% +7.41% -3.76%
6 months 8.75% +9.14% -0.39%
1 year 2.63% +10.47% -7.84%
3 years 2.55% +15.88% -13.33%
5 years 12.40% +13.88% -1.48%
10 years 13.46% +7.83% +5.63%
YTD 8.03% -0.03% +8.07%
Since inception 7.33% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
JSR Corp JPN 4.39%
Miraca Holdings Inc JPN 4.31%
Lawson Inc JPN 4.20%
Oki Electric Industry Co Ltd JPN 4.15%
DOWA Holdings Co Ltd JPN 3.98%
Credit Saison Co Ltd JPN 3.93%
Mazda Motor Corp JPN 3.88%
Hitachi Zosen Corp JPN 3.87%
DIC Corp JPN 3.86%
Sumitomo Riko Co Ltd JPN 3.85%
Dividend Date Per share amount Reinvestment Price
2nd September 2019 0.6112 £22.9599
3rd September 2018 0.5200 £27.1369
1st September 2017 0.4447 £27.0330
1st September 2016 0.2482 £20.7142
1st September 2015 0.1232 £15.9120
1st September 2014 0.1137 £14.8406