Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 232.90 Day Change GBX +0.50 (0.22%)
Price Date 17 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.24 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.93 Fund Size 488,697,500.00
Launch Date 01/04/1970 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.75 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 5,000,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.93
ISIN GB00B235RG08 Min TopUp (£) 100,000.00

Fund Objective

To provide capital growth over the long term by investing primarily in the shares of Japanese companies.

Fund Managers

Shoichi Mizusawa
Shoichi Mizusawa, managing director, is a country specialist for Japan equities and head of the Japan team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team. Based in Japan, he leads the Japan-dedicated equity portfolio management teams in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Shoichi joined the Firm in 1997 as a marketing manager responsible for Japan pension funds. He transferred to the Japan Portfolio Group in 2000 and took up his current role in 2010. Prior to joining the Firm, Shoichi spent four years with Postipankki as the Tokyo representative in capital markets. He began his career with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in 1989. Shoichi obtained a B.A. in Political Science and Economics from Waseda University and an M.B.A. from Simon Fraser University.
Nicholas Weindling
Nicholas Weindling, executive director, is a country specialist for Japan equities and a member of the Japan team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team based in Tokyo. Nicholas joined the firm in 2006 from Baillie Gifford in Edinburgh, where he worked initially as a UK large cap analyst and latterly as a Japanese equities investment manager. Nicholas obtained a B.A. (Hons) in History from Cambridge University.
Miyako Urabe
Miyako Urabe is a country specialist for Japan equities and a member of the Japan Team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities Team based in Tokyo. Miyako joined the Firm in 2013 from Credit Suisse Securities equity sales desk in Tokyo as an Asia ex-Japan specialist. She started her career at Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities covering both Japan and Asia ex-Japan. Miyako obtained a Bachelor Degree in Economics from Keio University, Japan.