AVI Japan Opportunity Trust plc

Name
AVI Japan Opportunity Trust plc
Manager
Asset Value Investors Limited
Type
Closed Ended Investment Company
ISIN
GB00BD6H5D36
Sector
Japanese Smaller Companies
Launched
23/10/2018
Yield
0 %
Benchmark
MSCI Japan Small Cap NR LCL
Fund Size
£ 96.14 million
NAV
101
Gearing
96
Discount Premium
0
The investment objective of the company is to provide shareholders with capital growth in excess of the MSCI Japan Small Cap Index, through the active management of a focussed portfolio of equity investments listed or quoted in Japan which have been identified by the Investment Manager as undervalued and having a significant proportion of their market capitalisation held in cash, listed securities and/or realisable assets.
Holding %
SK Kaken Co Ltd 5.67 %
Teikoku Sen-I Co Ltd 5.58 %
Pasona Group Inc 5.08 %
Kato Sangyo Co Ltd 4.93 %
C. Uyemura & Co Ltd 4.48 %
Fukuda Denshi Co Ltd 4.43 %
Fujitech Co Ltd 4.42 %
Digital Garage Inc 4.20 %
Nakano Refrigerators Co Ltd 4.12 %
Daiwa Industries Ltd 4.01 %
Region %
Japan 100.00 %
Sector %
Industrials 32.32 %
Consumer Cyclical 29.23 %
Basic materials 18.57 %
Technology 10.35 %
Consumer Defensive 5.02 %
Name
Asset Value Investors Limited
Address
W1J 6HN, London, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Closed Ended Investment Company

Managers

Joe Bauernfreund
Joined 10/23/2018
Tom Treanor
Joined 10/23/2018

Tom works closely with the analyst team providing support and guidance on prospective and current investments across the portfolio. He has led private engagement with portfolio companies to improve corporate governance and to propose ways in which to maximise shareholder value. He accompanies Joe on visits to Japan.

Daniel Lee
Joined 10/23/2018

Analyst, joined the Investment Manager in February 2015. He researches global holding companies and asset-backed special situations. His focus has been on Japanese companies, conducting analysis for the Japanese basket portfolio and liaising with Japanese advisors/press with regard to company engagement. He accompanies Joe on visits to Japan.

Scott Beveridge
Joined 10/23/2018

Analyst, joined the Investment Manager in October 2005. He researches real estatebacked opportunities and Asian holding companies. Before joining the Investment Manager, Scott spent two years as an investment analyst with Fundamental Data undertaking quantitative analysis. He has a degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Kent, Canterbury.

Darren Gillen
Joined 10/23/2018

Analyst, joined the Investment Manager in September 2016. He researches closed-end funds. Before joining the Investment Manager, Darren spent three years working in Dublin as an investment analyst at GillenMarkets. He graduated with a First Class Honours degree in Accounting & Finance from Dublin City University

Wilfrid Craigie
Joined 10/23/2018

Analyst, joined the Investment Manager in January 2018. He researches global holding companies and asset-backed special situations. Wilfrid has a BSc in Social Policy from the London School of Economics.

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