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 01/06/2015
  • Ernst Glanzmannsince 01/06/2015
Fund objective
Capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • Tokyo Stock ExchangeTOPIX Total Return Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
56.2%
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.
1.7%
Fund size
£13,402m (£12,730m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
136
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Fund name1 Year
GAM Star Jap Eq56.2%
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan98.9%
    Others1.2%
  • Electronic & Electrical Equipment16.7%
    Machinery13%
    Transport Equipment13%
    Chemicals12.9%
    Retail8.6%
  • Japanese Equities98.9%
    Others1.2%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund4.4%11.4%27.6%56.2%55.4%96%
Sector3.9%8.6%5%6.7%17.8%75.9%
Rank within sector------
Quartile
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20162015201420132012
Fund32.6%19.5%-1.6%27%0.3%
Sector-3.5%11.8%4.1%43.2%13.9%
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.
12.8
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.
0.49
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.
1.03
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%.
12.89
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.
13.35
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.
0.61
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.
0.3
Price movement
52 week high17.38
52 week low11.26
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price17.2
Region
1Japan98.85%
2Others1.15%
Industry sector
1Electronic & Electrical Equipment16.73%
2Machinery13%
3Transport Equipment12.97%
4Chemicals12.91%
5Retail8.55%
6Communications7.13%
7Other Financial4.16%
8Wholesale4.16%
9Banks4.11%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities98.85%
2Others1.15%
Individual holdings
1FAMILYMART UNY HLDGS CO LTD5%
2SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO4.9%
3NIDEC4.7%
4SUZUKI MOTOR CORP4.7%
5HONDA MOTOR CO4.5%
6UNICHARM CORP4.5%
7DAIKIN INDUSTRIES4.4%
8MAKITA CORP4.3%
9SMC CORP4.3%
Management
Fund manager group
GAM
Fund manager company
GAM Fund Management Ltd
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
Capital appreciation.
Benchmark
  • Tokyo Stock ExchangeTOPIX Total Return Index
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Reiko Mito01/06/2015Reiko 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 Glanzmann01/06/2015Ernst 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
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Chile, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, 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)2.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price155.53
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
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)2.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1011.04
CurrencyJPY
Price updated29/09/2016
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)2.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.91%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.19
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price163.0694
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price145.7376
CurrencyGBP
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1648.19
CurrencyJPY
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.8341
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
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)2.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.93%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price132.55
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
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)2.95%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.93%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price14.42
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGM84
GAM Star Japan Equity C Acc EUR
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.45%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)-
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price10.06
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price159.6469
CurrencyEUR
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price143.0033
CurrencyGBP
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.7%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price15.5082
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price17.1982
CurrencyGBP
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJGDJ
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Acc JPY
Initial charge5%
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1077.14
CurrencyJPY
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.443
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeJM7R
GAM Star Japan Equity Inst Hedged CHF
Initial charge-
Annual charge-
Min single investment£0
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)-
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price12.1678
CurrencyCHF
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeMZ1K
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price11.4866
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.17%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.5422
CurrencyGBP
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price1372.88
CurrencyJPY
Price updated29/09/2016
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)1.7%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.68%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price13.2379
CurrencyUSD
Price updated29/09/2016
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJM7S
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