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M&G Japan Inclusive - Class X - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:53.03p Buy:53.03p Change: 0.25p (0.47%)
Prices as at 27 March 2020
Sell:53.03p
Buy:53.03p
Change: 0.25p (0.47%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 27 March 2020
Sell:53.03p
Buy:53.03p
Change: 0.25p (0.47%)
Prices as at 27 March 2020
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments, we believe the Wealth 50 is a good place to start. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

Japan is home to some of the best-known businesses on the planet. Toyota, Honda, Panasonic, and Nintendo to name a few. There are also lesser-known businesses with the potential to be the household names of tomorrow. But years of sluggish growth put people off investing in the country. This changed after Shinzo Abe was elected Prime Minister in 2012. He introduced a number of policies to stimulate economic growth and created more interest in Japan's markets. We think Japanese funds could diversify a global portfolio focused on long-term growth. There are a handful of fund managers we think have the potential to outperform the broader Japanese market over the long term, each with different approaches.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

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Fund Track Record

27/03/15 to 27/03/16 27/03/16 to 27/03/17 27/03/17 to 27/03/18 27/03/18 to 27/03/19 27/03/19 to 27/03/20
Annual return -7.85% 44.91% 4.69% -10.16% -9.98%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

Manager Name: Carl Vine
Manager start date: 20 September 2019
Manager located in: TBC

Carl Vine was appointed fund manager of M&G (Lux) Japan Fund and M&G (Lux) Japan Smaller Companies Fund in September 2019 after joining M&G as Co-Head of Asian Investment, with 22 years of investment experience. Carl co-founded Oxford-based Port Meadow Capital Management, a boutique investment firm, in 2014. Prior to that, he worked as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for SAC Capital Advisors in Hong Kong and was the Asian-based member of their global investment committee. Before that, Carl was a Managing Director at UBS in Hong Kong, where he invested proprietary capital across Asia and Japan, and a Principal for TPG-Axon Capital. He began his career with Prudential Portfolio Managers in London, before relocating to Tokyo to open Prudential's Japan office. Carl holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from Oxford University.

Manager Name: Dave Perrett
Manager start date: 20 September 2019
Manager located in:

David Perrett was appointed deputy fund manager of M&G (Lux) Japan Fund and M&G (Lux) Japan Smaller Companies Fund after joining M&G as Co-Head of Asian Investment, with 28 years of investment experience. He was previously with Oxford-based Port Meadow Capital Management, a boutique investment firm he co-founded with Carl Vine in 2014. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with UBS, specialising in investing capital across the Asia Pacific region and was based in Hong Kong. David also served as Chief Investment Officer, Life and Institutional for Prudential Asset Management (Hong Kong), having begun his career with Prudential (London) in 1991. David holds a Bachelor of Science, Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master of Science from the University of London.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account