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Aberdeen Japanese Equities Fund;Inst

Ranked 271 out of 286 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in JPY unless stated

Managed by

Gan Ai-Mee

Flavia Cheong

Adrian Lim

Hugh Young

Asia expert Hugh Young has more than 20 years' experience in fund management and he aims to identify undervalued investment opportunities through detailed company analysis. Born in 1958, Young joined Aberdeen in 1985 after stints at MGM Assurance and Fidelity. In 1992, he set up the group's Asia-Pacific headquarters in Singapore, where he plays a key role in the investment team led by Peter Hames. He was subsequently promoted to head of emerging markets and now oversees the Asian, European, Middle Eastern, African and Latin American markets. Young, a Politics graduate from Exeter University, runs a wide range of funds for Aberdeen, including unit trusts, investment trusts and offshore portfolios.

Objective

The Fund seeks long-term total return. The Fund will invest at least 80% of the value of its net assets, plus any borrowings, in equity securities issued by Japanese companies. It may invest in securities denominated in U.S. Dollars and the currencies of the foreign countries in which it is permitted to invest.

Performance

Japan over : 31/08/2016 - 31/08/2017
  • Rank 271/286 Total Return
  • Rank 3/286 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 77/286 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
269 BBVA Bolsa Indice Japon (Cubierto), FI

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

15.6%

270 ValueInvest Lux Japan A Cap JPY

15.5%

271 Aberdeen Japanese Equities Fund;Inst JPY

15.3%

272 Oddo Actions Japon CR-EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

EUR

15.1%

273 Overstone UCITS Japanese Equity Fund A USD

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

USD

15.0%

273 ValueInvest Japan KL JPY

15.0%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 1.2% 6.4%
2016 0.0% -7.9% -3.1% 5.3% 6.5%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United States

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/11/2015
  • Share Class size01Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN US0030227955

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

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