Fact sheet: PineBridge Japn Sm Cap Eq

Fund information
Fund name
PineBridge Japan Small Cap Equity Cl Y USD
Fund manager company
PineBridge Investments Ltd IRL
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund managers
  • Noriko Uminosince 01/03/2010
  • Midori Katsumisince 01/08/2006
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve capital growth by investing in smaller Japanese companies, 50% of which will be in companies whose capitalisation at the time of purchase is less than JPY 400 billion.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Japan Small Cap
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Quick stats
1 Year return
24.1%
1 Year rank in sector
4/14
Sector
FO Equity - Small Cap Japan
Yield
-
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.
1.26%
Fund size
£169m (£121m 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.
142
Top in this sector
Fund name1 Year
MUFG JaEqSmCa34.7%
Aberdeen Gbl JapseSmCos30.5%
BNY Mellon Jpn Sml Cap Eq30%
Parvest EqJpnSmCap29.9%
PineBridge Japn Sm Cap Eq24.1%
...more in FO Equity - Small Cap Japan

Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Japan99.5%
    Money Market0.5%
  • Industrials25.5%
    Information Technology23.8%
    Consumer Discretionary22.7%
    Health Care8%
    Consumer Staples6.8%
  • Japanese Equities99.5%
    Money Market0.5%

Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund6.3%9.2%16.6%24.1%63.3%149.5%
Sector7%5%12.8%21.4%64.5%150.5%
Rank within sector11 / 141 / 143 / 144 / 145 / 126 / 11
Quartile4th1st1st2nd2nd3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund17.3%12.1%8.5%5%48.1%
Sector9.2%6.7%14.9%11.6%49%
Rank within sector1 / 145 / 1411 / 1211 / 127 / 11
Quartile1st2nd4th4th3rd
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.
3.6
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.
0.75
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.
0.85
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%.
13.88
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.
10.63
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.
-0.04
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.
0.43
Price movement
52 week high80.66
52 week low64.12
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price80.73
Region
1Japan99.5%
2Money Market0.5%
Industry sector
1Industrials25.5%
2Information Technology23.8%
3Consumer Discretionary22.7%
4Health Care8%
5Consumer Staples6.8%
6Materials4.3%
7Financials3.6%
8Real Estate3.4%
9Energy1.4%
Asset type
1Japanese Equities99.5%
2Money Market0.5%
Individual holdings
1PEPTIDREAM INC3.3%
2TOMY CO3%
3MEGACHIPS CORP2.9%
4RS TECHNOLOGIES CO LTD2.7%
5YAMAICHI ELECTRONICS2.4%
6AIN HLDGS INC2.3%
7FULLCAST HLDGS CO LTD2.3%
8JAC RECRUITMENT CO LTD2.3%
9SHIMADZU CORP2.3%
Management
Fund manager group
PineBridge Investments
Fund manager company
PineBridge Investments Ltd IRL
Fund type
Unit Trust
Fund objective
The Fund seeks to achieve capital growth by investing in smaller Japanese companies, 50% of which will be in companies whose capitalisation at the time of purchase is less than JPY 400 billion.
Benchmark
  • MSCI Japan Small Cap
Investment style
Growth
Investment method
Shares
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Noriko Umino01/03/2010Umino joined AIG Global Investment Corp in July 2005 and is a portfolio manager for the Japan mid/small cap strategy. Prior to joining AIGGIG, she was a senior investment manager for 14 years at Credit Agricole Asset Management Japan Ltd., where she was responsible for Japanese smaller stocks. Umino's professional investing experience started in 1987 at Jardine Fleming Securities Japan Ltd. where she held research responsibilities covering land transportation and mid/small cap equities.
Midori Katsumi01/08/2006Midori Katsumi, political science (International Christian University), has 12 years' experience and was a small - cap analyst at T&D Taiyo Daido before joining AIG in 2000.
Compliance
Transparent for Austrian Tax, Transparent for Swiss Tax, Reporting Fund Status, UCITS IV Compliant, MAS Unrestricted Scheme
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Offshore, Singapore, Sweden, Taiwan - Province Of China
PineBridge Japan Small Cap Equity Cl A3 JPY
Initial charge5%
Annual charge1.3%
Min single investment£125,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.06%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.06%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price6265.0968
CurrencyJPY
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeA084
PineBridge Japan Small Cap Equity Cl Y USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.26%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.26%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price80.7322
CurrencyUSD
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeA086
PineBridge Japan Small Cap Equity Cl Y3 JPY
Initial charge-
Annual charge1%
Min single investment£125,000,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.25%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.26%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price7208.5776
CurrencyJPY
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classInstitutional
Domicile-
Citi codeA085
PineBridge Japan Small Cap Equity M USD
Initial charge-
Annual charge2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£0
Available in ISANo
Ongoing charge (OCF)2.23%
Total expense ratio (TER)2.24%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price16.9696
CurrencyUSD
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKV5H
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