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AG Japanese Smaller Companies A Acc JPY

Ranked 7 out of 15 in - Japanese Small & Medium Companies over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated

Managed by

Chern-Yeh Kwok

Chern-Yeh Kwok joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 2005, as a junior member of the Asian regional equity team in Singapore and became head of Japanese equities in November 2010. His responsibilities include research of Japanese stocks and the day to day running of dedicated Japanese equity portfolios. A Singapore national, Chern completed his tertiary education overseas, gaining a BA in Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He then worked for three years as a reporter on the St Louis Post-Dispatch, a leading mid-West paper, financial and business stories. Subsequently he took an MSc in Finance at the London Business School. He returned to Singapore in 2004, initially working at MSCI Barra, the fund data group, as an equity research analyst, before starting his career at Aberdeen.

Objective

The Fund's investment objective is long-term total return by investing at least two-thirds of the Fund's assets in equity and equity-related securities of Smaller Companies with their registered office and/or, of Smaller Companies which have the preponderance of their business activities and/or, of holding companies that have the preponderance of their assets in Smaller Companies with their registered office in Japan.

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Performance

Japanese Small & Medium Companies over : 30/09/2017 - 30/09/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 4.8% -3.0% -0.7%
2017 29.5% 6.0% 7.3% 3.3% 10.3%
2016 3.6% -0.9% 2.3% 7.8% -5.1%
2015 8.5% 15.2% -0.8% -15.0% 11.6%
2014 10.6% 0.0% 11.9% -1.4% 0.2%
2013 23.2% 13.6% -1.5% 12.6% -2.4%
2012 14.6% 8.3% -1.7% 4.8% 2.7%
2011 -3.5% -0.9% 1.0% 4.0% -7.3%
2010 26.4% 8.2% 0.8% 6.1% 9.2%
2009 7.0% -16.4% 18.5% 18.1% -8.6%
2008 -22.8% -7.4% -3.1% -18.4% 5.5%
2007 -2.0% -3.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

31/08/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Pigeon Corp ORD 5.54%
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd ORD 4.80%
Okinawa Cellular Telephone Co ORD 4.36%
Sysmex Corp ORD 4.16%
Amada Holdings Co Ltd ORD 4.04%
Mani Inc ORD 4.02%
Musashi Seimitsu Industry Co Ltd ORD 3.74%
USS Co Ltd ORD 3.56%
Nippon Paint Holdings Co Ltd ORD 3.49%
Mandom Corp ORD 3.41%
31/08/2018

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Gibraltar
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Ireland
  11. Italy
  12. Jersey
  13. Korea
  14. Liechtenstein
  15. Luxembourg
  16. Netherlands
  17. Norway
  18. Portugal
  19. Singapore
  20. Spain
  21. Sweden
  22. Switzerland
  23. Taiwan
  24. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date20/04/2007
  • Share Class size9,038Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0278936439

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,500
  • Min. regular additional investment1,500

Charges

  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.50%

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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).