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Aberdeen Japanese Equities Fund;Inst

Ranked 261 out of 284 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.


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.


Japan over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018
  • Rank 261/284 Total Return
  • Rank 144/284 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 197/284 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
259 SEB Japanfond JPY


260 Perspective Japan 90 USD 1 JPY


261 Aberdeen Japanese Equities Fund;Inst JPY


261 Allianz Japan Equity - A - USD JPY


263 Lazard Japon Couvert

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -4.4% -0.3%
2017 19.3% 1.2% 6.4% 2.7% 7.9%
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


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