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Nippon Portfolio JPY A

Ranked 280 out of 298 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in JPY

Managed by

Fukuo Shigeta

Tokyo-based Fukuo Shigeta says he is a fan of legendary US value investor Benjamin Graham, which can be classified as an understatement considering he translated and published Graham's "Intelligent Investors" into Japanese in 1967. To emphasise his affinity with Graham, Shigeta adopts many of investment traits. He is also a value investor and a long-term investor who does not look to make profits from short-term trading and adopts a top-down investment approach to pick his best companies from the most promising sectors. Shigeta achieves this by thorough analysis of a company's business to determine whether it has the potential for strong development and he also scrutinises financial reports to establish how much a business is worth according to his estimation. He manages the Nippon Portfolio, which is established under Austrian Law. Born in April 1932 in Aomori, Japan, Septagenarian Shigeta has amassed a wealth of experience and has spent over 30 years with Nippon. He graduated in Business Psychology from the Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo. In 1968 Shigeta joined UBS, Tokyo and the following year founded Union Nippon Management & Research Inc. jointly with UBS, and acted as executive vice president for the new entity.

Objective

The fund invests in japanese equities, up to 10% of the assets can be invested in units of other investment funds or money market funds. The management policy is value oriented, our strategy long-term and aims at qualitative companies with high growth potential. Nippon Finance Management Kaisha Ltd., Tokyo which manages this fund has specialised in investment in japanese stocks.

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Performance

Japan over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 5.6% 3.3%
2014 9.3% -9.3% 5.1% 7.1% 7.1%
2013 48.9% 22.3% 4.3% 8.9% 7.2%
2012 15.0% 16.9% -11.4% -5.1% 17.1%
2011 -16.8% 3.5% -2.8% -13.9% -4.1%
2010 7.5% 9.7% -12.9% 1.2% 11.2%
2009 21.4% -7.1% 24.9% 0.6% 4.0%
2008 -51.7% -21.1% 13.3% -22.6% -30.2%
2007 -8.4% -1.3% 6.2% -5.8% -7.2%
2006 5.8% 5.8% -10.4% 3.9% 7.4%
2005 49.5% 2.0% 1.2% 22.4% 18.4%
2004 8.3% 14.7% -0.1% -10.5% 5.7%
2003 30.2% -4.6% 11.4% 19.2% 2.8%
2002 -15.9% 5.0% -5.8% -6.9% -8.8%
2001 -17.0% -1.5% 1.7% -21.9% 6.1%
2000 -5.0% 6.5% 8.3% -9.5% -8.9%
1999 61.2% 19.1% 16.8% 4.6% 10.7%
1998 -6.1% 13.6% -11.0% -16.4% 11.1%
1997 -26.7% -2.6% 12.1% -15.2% -20.8%
1996 -5.0% 4.2% 4.0% -4.7% -8.1%
1995 5.8%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Germany
  3. Switzerland

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/02/1995
  • Share Class size4,061Mn
  • Base currencyJPY
  • ISIN AT0000955596

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management2.3%
  • Initial investment3

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in JPY).