First State Japan Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP

First State Japan Focus Fund Class B (Accumulation) GBP
First State Investments (UK) Ltd
Open Ended Investment Company
1.1 %
Risk Rating
3 Year Sharpe
3 Year Alpha
0 %
MSCI Japan 100% Hdg NR GBP
The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth. The Fund will predominantly invest in large and midcapitalisation equity securities issued by companies that are established, operating or have their economic activities mainly in Japan and which are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide and in equity related instruments listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide which provide exposure to Japan. The Fund may also invest in other equity securities and equity related instruments which are listed, traded or dealt in on Regulated Markets worldwide as well as in cash and near cash.
Holding %
Recruit Holdings Co Ltd 5.43 %
Keyence Corp 5.37 %
M3 Inc 4.75 %
Relo Group Inc 4.53 %
Pigeon Corp 4.33 %
Tsuruha Holdings Inc 3.85 %
MonotaRO Co Ltd 3.54 %
Unicharm Corp 3.50 %
Shin-Etsu Chemical Co Ltd 3.41 %
Asahi Intecc Co Ltd 3.30 %
Region %
Japan 100.00 %
Sector %
Consumer Defensive 28.76 %
Industrials 27.12 %
Technology 16.43 %
Consumer Cyclical 12.40 %
First State Investments (UK) Ltd
EC2M 7EB, London, United Kingdom
Legal Structure
Open Ended Investment Company


Sophia Li
Joined 10/26/2015
Martin Lau
Joined 09/07/2015

Martin Lau is a Managing Partner of First State Stewart Asia, part of First State Investments. Martin has more than 22 years of experience in managing Asia Pacific and Greater China portfolios. He joined the First State Stewart Asia team in April 2002 and is based in Hong Kong. Martin is the lead manager of a number of First State funds: the First State Asian Equity Plus Fund, the First State Asian Bridge Fund, the First State Asia Pacific All Cap Fund, the First State New Era PRC Fund, the First State China Growth Fund, the First State Greater China Growth Fund and the First State Hong Kong Growth Fund. Martin graduated from Cambridge University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters degree in Engineering. He is also a CFA charterholder.

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