Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 1,939.00 Day Change GBX -4.00 (-0.21%)
Price Date 15 Jan 2018 Crown Rating 4
Shares Class Inc. Yield 1.22 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.02 Fund Size 2,541,269,000.00
Launch Date 08/10/1984 Standard Initial Charge (%) 0.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible No
Annual Management Charge (%) 0.00 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 250,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.02
ISIN GB0006012651 Min TopUp (£) 0.00

Fund Objective

The objective is to produce attractive capital growth over the long term through investment in Japan in any economic sector, but with the ability also to invest up to (but no more than) 10% in value of the Fund in each of the following: collective investment schemes and deposits.

Fund Managers

Sarah Whitley
Sarah graduated BA in Experimental Psychology from Oxford University in 1980. She joined Baillie Gifford in the same year, became a member of the Japanese team in 1982 and head of the department in 2001. Sarah is the longest standing partner within the firm, having been appointed in 1986. She is the co-manager for the Japanese All Cap and Japan Growth strategies, and is also the lead manager for the Japan Investment Trust. Sarah is also a member of the EAFE Alpha Portfolio Construction Group.
Matthew Brett
Matthew graduated BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences (Psychology) from Cambridge University in 2000 and holds a PhD in Psychology from Bristol University. He joined Baillie Gifford in September 2003 and is an Investment Manager in the Japanese Equity Team. Matthew is a CFA charter holder