Fact sheet: GAM Star Jap Eq

Fund information
Fund name
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Acc GBP
Fund manager company
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Reiko Mitosince 31/05/2015
  • Ernst Glanzmannsince 31/05/2015
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long term capital growth.
Benchmark
  • Tokyo Stock ExchangeTOPIX Total Return Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
38.3%
1 Year rank in sector
-
Sector
FO Equity - Japan
Yield
0.3%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
1.18%
Fund size
£20,274m (£12,723m last year)
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DSBI Lux SICAV DSBIJpnEqFdtlAct56.2%
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Russell IC Japan Equity38.5%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan98.9%
    Others1.1%
  • Electronic & Electrical Equipment17.2%
    Transport Equipment13.6%
    Chemicals13%
    Machinery12.7%
    Retail8.1%
  • Japanese Equities98.9%
    Others1.1%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund2.1%6.2%6.3%38.3%81.6%97%
Sector0.8%3.4%14.4%20.9%43%83.2%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund6%31.9%19.5%-1.6%27%
Sector4.4%4.5%11.8%4.1%43.2%
Rank within sector-----
Quartile
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
14.5
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.52
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
1.17
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
13.74
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
13.9
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
0.64
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.25
Price movement
52 week high18.46
52 week low12.94
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price18.14
Region
1Japan98.93%
2Others1.07%
Industry sector
1Electronic & Electrical Equipment17.16%
2Transport Equipment13.61%
3Chemicals12.95%
4Machinery12.67%
5Retail8.14%
6Communications7.07%
7Rubber Products4.46%
8Other Financial4.39%
9Others4.1%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities98.93%
2Others1.07%
Individual holdings
1SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO5%
2NIDEC4.8%
3SUZUKI MOTOR CORP4.7%
4ORIX CORP4.6%
5BRIDGESTONE CORP4.5%
6DAIKIN INDUSTRIES4.5%
7FAMILYMART UNY HLDGS CO LTD4.5%
8SMC CORP4.5%
9HONDA MOTOR CO4.4%
Management
Fund manager group
GAM
Fund manager company
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long term capital growth.
Benchmark
  • Tokyo Stock ExchangeTOPIX Total Return Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Reiko Mito31/05/2015Reiko Mito is a manager of the Julius Baer Japan Stock Fund and of the GAM Star Japan Equity. She joined GAM Group in November 2011. Previously, she worked as a long/short senior equity analyst at Atlantic Investment Management in Tokyo for five years. Prior to that, she was an analyst/portfolio manager at Goldman Sachs Asset Management in Tokyo for six years and at the same company worked in Institutional Marketing Sales for two years. Reiko Mito started her career at the Bank of Japan in Tokyo as an analyst in the Financial and Payment Systems department. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the International Christian University and is a CFA Charterholder.
Ernst Glanzmann31/05/2015Ernst Glanzmann joined Julius Baer in October 1990 and is co-fund manager of the Julius Baer Japan Stock Fund. Additionally, he is an advisor for a Japan fund following sharia rules. He is a specialist for Japanese equity with longstanding experience. He managed two equity funds with a focus on Japan and started at Julius Baer as an analyst for Japanese equities. Prior to this, he completed a practical training program at the securities and derivatives departments (front and back office) of various reputable banks in Zurich, London and the United States. He finished a three-year banking apprenticeship at Bernerland bank.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Distributor Status, IA Recognised, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Macau, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Peru, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
GAM Star Japan Equity A Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.93%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price162.82
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGG47
GAM Star Japan Equity A Acc JPY
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£1,100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.93%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1131.36
CurrencyJPY
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGG83
GAM Star Japan Equity A Inc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.93%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.32
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGB57
GAM Star Japan Equity Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price170.9268
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGG44
GAM Star Japan Equity Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price153.3155
CurrencyGBP
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGD94
GAM Star Japan Equity Acc JPY
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£1,100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1846.53
CurrencyJPY
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGG31
GAM Star Japan Equity Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.69%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.9819
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGG36
GAM Star Japan Equity B Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.92%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.93%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price138
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGG85
GAM Star Japan Equity B Inc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.1%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.93%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.93%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.47
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGM84
GAM Star Japan Equity C Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)2.45%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.18
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeN5BO
GAM Star Japan Equity Inc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price167.3723
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGG43
GAM Star Japan Equity Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£6,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price150.4375
CurrencyGBP
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGD95
GAM Star Japan Equity Inc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.69%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.6404
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGG37
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£12,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.18%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price18.1394
CurrencyGBP
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJGDJ
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Acc JPY
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£2,200,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.17%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1209.62
CurrencyJPY
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMRXU
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£20,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.19%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.5999
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJM7R
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Hedged Acc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.0888
CurrencyGBP
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNSSQ
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Hedged CHF
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.15%
Min single investment£26,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.17%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.572
CurrencyCHF
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMZ1K
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Hedged Inc EUR
-
-
-
-
-
-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.3911
CurrencyEUR
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeNTQ9
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Hedged USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.18%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.9312
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeM2QM
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Inc GBP
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£12,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.18%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.4482
CurrencyGBP
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi code04XV
GAM Star Japan Equity Non UK RFS Acc JPY
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£1,100,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1538.08
CurrencyJPY
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJM7T
GAM Star Japan Equity Non UK RFS Acc USD
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.35%
Min single investment£10,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.68%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.3668
CurrencyUSD
Price updated21/03/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJM7S
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