BlackRock Global Funds ‐ Japan Flexible Equity Fund (USD‐Hedged) A2

The Japan Flexible Equity Fund seeks to maximise total return. The Fund invests at least 70% of its total assets in the equity securities of companies domiciled in or exercising the predominant part of their economic activity in, Japan.

BlackRock Global Funds ‐ Japan Flexible Equity Fund

The Fund normally invests in securities that, in the opinion of the Investment Adviser, exhibit either growth or value investment characteristics, placing an emphasis as the market outlook warrants.


3 Years Annualised


Sharpe Ratio

JPY 17,155.72

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Track Records

As part of Venture Smart’s rigorous selection and due diligence process, we analyse the fund’s investment record for the specific fund strategy in great detail. We scrutinize investment level performance, comparing investment strategy with results and understanding the team’s actions to drive overperformance and manage under performance.

For definitions of investment terms and metrics please review our glossary.

Terms & Legal

Investment Manager


Portfolio Manager

Tad Fukushima

Management fee

1.50% (incl. Distribution Fee, if any)

Performance fee

Not Applicable

Max Initial Charge


Depositary Fees

Safekeeping fees: 0.0024% to 0.45% of the value of the securities
Transactional fees: US$5.5 to US$124 per transaction

Administration Fee

Up to 0.25% of the net asset value of the relevant share class


• You generally buy and redeem shares at the Fund’s next-determined price as long as the Hong Kong Representative receives your request in good order before the 6:00p.m. cut-off (HK time). Please check whether your distributor has an internal cut-off time which is earlier than this.
• The net asset value of the Fund is calculated daily. Prices of shares are published each business day on This website has not been reviewed by SFC.
• The updated list of currently available shares is available from the Hong Kong Representative.

Important Information

• The Fund’s investments in equities could incur significant losses due to higher fluctuation of equity values. The Fund’s investments are concentrated in Japan. This may result in greater volatility than more broad-based investments.
• The Fund is subject to currency risk, small-cap companies’ volatility and liquidity risks and securities lending counterparty risk.
• The Fund may use derivatives for hedging and for investment purposes. However, usage for investment purposes will not be extensive. The Fund may suffer losses from its derivatives usage.

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Warning statement

Past performance is not a guide to future performance. Returns may increase or decrease as a result of currency fluctuations. All performance data is calculated NAV to NAV, net of fees, dividends reinvested and does not take account of commissions and costs incurred on the issue and redemption of units. US/Hong Kong dollar-based investors are exposed to currency fluctuations where funds are denominated in currencies other than US/Hong Kong dollars.

Performance data is not available if a share class is less than 12 calendar months old. However performance data for other share classes of the same fund will be available in the factsheet, provided such share classes are more than 12 calendar months old. Performance between share classes may differ due to factors such as hedging strategies and fees.

Important Information

  • The investment may involve risks that could result in loss of part or entire amount of investors’ investment.
  • Investors should not solely rely on this document to make any investment decision. You should read and understand the offering documents for further fund details including risk factors.
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Causeway Bay Office

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