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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 1 year
Morningstar Category Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity
IMA Sector Japanese Smaller Companies
Fund Size £66 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 £19.6867
Buy Price £19.6867
Price Change +0.0244%
Price Date 27th March 2020
Yield 2.50%
Dividend Frequency Semi-Annually
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: -0.323%

Annual Returns 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Fund Performance +8.80% -16.23% +19.11% +41.82% +16.89% +10.85% +32.53% +14.26% -10.69% +32.84%
Benchmark Performance
(Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity)
+16.01% -13.78% +30.36% +30.42% +19.03%
Time Period Cumulative Benchmark Performance
(Japan Small/Mid-Cap Equity)
Fund Compared to Benchmark
1 day 0.02% -17.85% +17.88%
1 week 6.09% -5.66% +11.75%
1 month -10.70% -18.41% +7.70%
3 months -21.61% -15.81% -5.80%
6 months -18.51% -8.69% -9.81%
1 year -15.52% -0.01% -15.52%
3 years -7.17% +8.40% -15.57%
5 years 4.04% +10.18% -6.14%
10 years 8.82% +7.23% +1.59%
YTD -20.91% +8.04% -28.95%
Since inception 6.59% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Sumitomo Riko Co Ltd JPN 4.74%
Yamatane Corp JPN 4.50%
Iida Group Holdings Co Ltd JPN 4.19%
Miraca Holdings Inc JPN 4.16%
JSR Corp JPN 4.11%
DIC Corp JPN 3.73%
Megmilk Snow Brand Co Ltd JPN 3.20%
Asahi Co Ltd JPN 3.20%
HASEKO Corp JPN 3.18%
Nikon Corp JPN 3.16%
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