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GAM Star Japan Equity

Ranked 50 out of 72 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Ernst Glanzmann

Ernst Glanzmann is co-fund manager of the Julius Baer Japan Stock Fund. He joined GAM Group in October 1990, where he managed two equity funds with a focus on Japan and as an analyst for Japanese equities. Prior to this, he completed a training programme at the securities and derivatives departments (front and back office) of various reputable banks in Zurich, London and the United States. He completed a three-year banking apprenticeship at Bernerlandbank. He is based in Zurich.

Reiko Mito

Objective

The fund seeks to achieve long-term capital appreciation through investing primarily in quoted equity securities in Japan issued by companies with principal offices in Japan.

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Performance

Japan over : 31/10/2016 - 31/10/2017

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 29/09/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 6.8% 6.6% 5.4%
2016 9.5% -0.1% 7.5% 8.0% -5.6%
2015 12.9% 7.3% 6.4% -11.4% 11.6%
2014 -7.8% -6.2% 5.2% -2.9% -3.9%
2013 29.5% 10.6% 6.1% 6.0% 4.2%
2012 4.6% 9.5% -7.5% -1.2% 4.5%
2011 -14.7% 0.2% -1.1% -11.8% -2.4%
2010 3.6% 9.1% -18.4% 6.1% 9.7%
2009 11.6% -12.4% 27.1% 2.3% -2.1%
2008 -34.4% -10.4% 0.7% -16.5% -13.0%
2007 -5.1% 4.0% 0.9% -4.8% -5.0%
2006 1.7% 7.3% -5.7% -2.5% 3.1%
2005 28.3% -0.7% -3.6% 22.5% 9.4%
2004 15.5% 14.4% -5.0% -5.7% 12.7%
2003 40.8% -5.7% 11.3% 23.0% 9.0%
2002 -9.7% 0.7% 7.6% -11.0% -6.4%
2001 -22.2% -5.6% -4.4% -10.6% -3.6%
2000 -29.9% -5.3% -2.4% -11.7% -14.1%
1999 74.8% 5.9% 12.9% 17.7% 24.3%
1998 -3.6% -3.7% -2.0% -0.9% 3.0%
1997 -11.6% -6.8% 18.0% -8.3% -12.3%
1996 -5.1% -2.2% 8.3% -6.6% -4.0%
1995 3.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/05/2017

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Suzuki Motor Corp ORD 6.28
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd ORD 5.52
Misumi Group Inc ORD 5.02
Keyence Corp ORD 4.92
Nidec Corp ORD 4.85
Nitori Holdings Co Ltd ORD 4.78
Unicharm Corp ORD 4.66
Fanuc Corp ORD 4.57
SMC Corp ORD 4.56
Bridgestone Corp ORD 4.48
31/05/2017

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. Germany
  6. Hong Kong
  7. Ireland
  8. Italy
  9. Luxembourg
  10. Macau
  11. Netherlands
  12. Norway
  13. Peru
  14. Singapore
  15. Spain
  16. Sweden
  17. Switzerland
  18. Taiwan
  19. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date04/03/1992
  • Share Class size224Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN IE0003012535

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).