JO Hambro CM Japan Dividend Growth A GBP

  • 125.50p
    Price (Inc)

    These are the shares in the fund that pay out an income to clients. The income is made up of the total dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – from the companies in the fund.

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    Price (Acc)

    These are the shares in the fund that don’t pay out an income to clients. Any dividends – the money a company can pay out to its investors – are reinvested into companies in the fund. Despite no income, the shares should be worth more over time. Good incentive, eh?

  • 0.00%

    Initial charge

    Some funds charge you when you first invest, which is aptly known as the initial charge. They’re usually between 3-5% but at Bestinvest, we usually don’t charge you a penny!

  • 0.63%
    Annual management charge

    This is how much the fund management company charges to run the fund. It’s like paying a babysitter, dog sitter or house sitter (that makes well-informed, heavily researched changes to improve your baby/dog/house when needed).

  • 1.00%
    Ongoing charges

    This stands for Ongoing Charges Figure. It’s the cost of running a fund and includes admin fees, manager fees, administration costs, etc.

  • 1.50%
    Yield

    How much the fund is currently paying out in income to investors. It’s NOT to be confused with the overall growth of a fund – a very different thing indeed. It’s also NOT a guarantee of future pay-outs, just a snapshot. This is more what it’s not than what it is…

Prices as at 28 May 2020

Fund summary

Sector Japan
Structure OFFSHORE FUND
Launched March, 2014
Size £6m
Yield 1.50%
Charging basis
Dividends paid

Charges

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Annual management charge 0.63%
Ongoing charges figure 1.00%

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Investment process

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Average monthly relative returns

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Bestinvest MRI

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Performance figures are based on the average of monthly percentage returns relative to the benchmark index.

Scott Mcglashan/ Ruth Nash

Born in 1952, McGlashan graduated in American Studies (Yale) and also studied History at Cambridge. He entered the fund management industry as a UK analyst at Sun Life of Canada in 1976 and has specialised in the Japanese market since 1982 when he joined Hill Samuel to run their Far East trust. In 1985 he joined Perpetual where he rose to main board member and Head of Japanese Equities. He left Perpetual in 2000 to form Jade Fund Managers, an investment boutique specialising in Far Eastern equities. He joined JO Hambro in April 2004. Nash started work at Coopers and Lybrand in Edinburgh in 1985. In 1987, she joined Scottish Equitable Life Assurance’s Japan desk as an analyst, before moving to London in 1988 to join Royal Insurance as a Fund Manager. In 1996, she joined the Japanese team at Prudential Portfolio Managers and in May 1999 was recruited to manage the Japanese portfolio of the British Steel Pension Fund. Nash holds an MA (Hons) in French/German from the University of St Andrews.

Track record

The track record of Scott Mcglashan/ Ruth Nash in managing mutual funds in this sector is still too short for us to draw any meaningful conclusions and so our assessment is based largely on qualitative aspects.

Periods of worst performance

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About the MRI

Our unique indicator: the Bestinvest Manager Record Index (MRI) measures the likelihood that the fund manager is adding value through their decisions. It is based on their performance record over the course of their career, adjusted for the amount of risk taken. MRI is an important contributor to our fund rating system but it is also vital to take account of qualitative factors. It is also very important to select funds to form a cohesive portfolio with an appropriate overall risk level.

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