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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 £78 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 £24.5146
Buy Price £24.5146
Price Change -2.0066%
Price Date 27th January 2020
Yield 2.46%
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: 0.295%

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% +0.26% -0.24%
1 week 0.47% -0.70% +1.18%
1 month -0.39% +4.13% -4.53%
3 months 4.24% +4.65% -0.41%
6 months 5.71% +14.19% -8.48%
1 year 5.30% +8.89% -3.59%
3 years 2.10% +14.56% -12.46%
5 years 11.58% +13.40% -1.82%
10 years 12.71% +7.83% +4.88%
YTD 0.50% -0.32% +0.82%
Since inception 7.34% Currently unavailable Currently unavailable

Top 10 shares for this fund

Share Name Country Value
Sumitomo Riko Co Ltd JPN 4.20%
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd JPN 3.91%
Miraca Holdings Inc JPN 3.88%
Iida Group Holdings Co Ltd JPN 3.88%
DOWA Holdings Co Ltd JPN 3.88%
DIC Corp JPN 3.86%
JSR Corp JPN 3.76%
Oki Electric Industry Co Ltd JPN 3.50%
Hitachi Zosen Corp JPN 3.38%
Yamatane Corp JPN 3.29%
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