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199 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3TY
0800 073 2001 (Dealing)
0870 888 3029 (Fax Number)
0800 317 573 (Main Number)
+44 (0) 20 7065 1407 (Overseas)
0870 601 6117 (Valuations)

Fund managers

* Kazuyuki Terao30-Sep-2004 to Present
Masanao Yoshitake»01-May-2002 to 30-Sep-2004
Campbell Gunn»Since launch to 01-Sep-2002

Investment objectives

The Fund aims to achieve capital growth through investment in leading Japanese shares and other permitted equity based investment companies with larger market capitalisations.

Key Information

Fund vs sector

  1y 3y
Position 36 / 47 19 / 44
Quartile 4 2

Fund ratings

FE Crown Rating: 2 FE Crown Rating


  1y 3y
Volatility 10.19 11.67
Alpha -0.12 0.75
Beta 1.14 0.96
Sharpe 0.00 0.60
Info Ratio -0.03 0.12
R2 0.93 0.94
Quartiles:   1  2  3  4   help with ratios
vs. Japan»

FE Risk Scores

Instrument 1y(%) Growth FE Risk Score
Allianz Japan 0.4
Japan 1.9
Cash n/a
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performance chart
ACC +0.4+34.1+35.3+25.9+6.1-11.8+14.4
  JAPAN   +1.9+34.1+37.3+26.2+4.2-11.1+15.2
Clean share class
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf ALLIANZ JAPAN C ACC ACC 106.49 (p) 19-Dec-2014 n/a 1.07% KA6F B83R768
Other share classes
   Bid OfferDateYieldOCF help CiticodeSEDOL
pdf ALLIANZ JAPAN A ACC 472.10 (p) 19-Dec-2014 0.21 1.75% BJ06 3138436

The Ongoing Charges Figure (OCF) shows the drag on performance caused by operational expenses associated with a fund.

Expenses which are represented by this figure include payments to the manager, the trustee the custodian and their representatives. The figure also includes registration, regulatory, audit and legal fees, and the costs of distribution.

Performance fees, transaction costs, interest on borrowing, costs associated with derivatives, entry and exit fees and soft commissions are not included in the OCF calculation, and should be factored in separately by the investor.

The OCF is calculated by taking the sum of these expenses incurred in the last 12 months and dividing this by the average net assets of that class for the last 12 months.

Total Expense Ratio (TER) is a formula designed to show the ongoing costs to the investor associated with a fund, including some charges which are not factored into the annual management fee. In addition the fund’s annual fee, charges such as trading fees, audit and legal fees, and operational expenses are included in the TER, which is worked out by dividing the total cost of the fund by its total assets to arrive at a percentage.

Unlike the Ongoing Charges Figure, the TER takes into account performance fees. It does not include transaction costs paid to the custodian.

Detailed fund information
Fund type flag UK Open Ended Investment Company (OEIC)
Own ISA wrapper Fund has ISA Wrapper help with ratios Fund size£10.2m / $15.9m (19-Dec-14)
Savings plan Fund has Savings Plan Minimum: £ 50.0 Monthly Launch03-Apr-2014
Pricing times12:00 Daily Dealing frequencyDaily
Dealing timesn/a
Minimum initial£ 500
Minimum additional£ 500
Initial charge0.00%
Annual management charge0.75%
Note to chargesn/a
Trustee / DepositaryJP Morgan Trustee and Depositary Company Ltd
RegistrarInternational Financial Data Services (UK) Ltd
Dividend policyMay 01 (Final)
Peer groups
Region Asset Class Investment Focus Sector
Japan Equity Mixed Japan
Largest holdings, 30-Nov-2014
Holding (%) Rank Fund factsheet Equity factsheet
YAMAHA MOTOR CO 7.55 1 - -
TEIJIN 4.59 4 - -
NIDEC COPAL 4.35 6 - -
OBAYASHI CORP 4.32 7 - -
ISUZU MOTORS 4.03 8 - -
KUBOTA CORP 3.67 10 - -
Regional weightings, 30-Nov-2014
Japan97.701 97.70% Japan
Cash2.302 2.30% Cash
Sector weightings, 30-Nov-2014
Industrials37.901 37.90% Industrials
Consumer Goods18.602 18.60% Consumer Goods
Financials14.703 14.70% Financials
Health Care10.304 10.30% Health Care
Consumer Services7.605 7.60% Consumer Services
Basic Materials4.606 4.60% Basic Materials
Telecommunications4.007 4.00% Telecommunications
Cash2.308 2.30% Cash

All prices in Pence Sterling (GBX) unless otherwise specified. Price total return performance figures are calculated on a bid price to bid price basis (mid to mid for OEICs) with net income (dividends) reinvested. Performance figures are shown in Sterling unless otherwise specified.

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Asset allocation

Japanese Equities, 97.70%
97.7000% ofJapanese Equities
Cash, 2.30%
2.3000% ofCash

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