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Aberdeen Standard SICAV I Japanese Smaller Companies Sustainable Equity X Acc GBP

Aberdeen Standard SICAV I Japanese Smaller Companies Sustainable Equity X Acc GBP



IA Sector:

IA Japanese Smaller Companies

Risk level:


FE fundinfo Rating:

1 of 5




02 December 2022

Last change:

icon-down-small -1.20%

1 year change:

icon-down-small -11.32%

5 year annualised return:


12 month yield:


At a glance

At a glance performance and information


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  • Aberdeen Standard SICAV I Japanese Smaller Companies Sustainable Equity X Acc GBP
  • IA Japanese Smaller Companies
  • MSCI Japan Small Cap

Discrete calendar year performance

Discrete calendar year performance
Investment 30/09/17 to 30/09/18 30/09/18 to 30/09/19 30/09/19 to 30/09/20 30/09/20 to 30/09/21 30/09/21 to 30/09/22
Aberdeen Standard SICAV I Japanese Smaller Companies Sustainable Equity X Acc GBP 15.22% 5.23% 8.77% 7.40% -21.17%
IA Japanese Smaller Companies 15.55% -4.27% 9.77% 15.15% -15.56%
MSCI Japan Small Cap 8.33% -10.67% 4.05% 21.02% -6.02%

Trailing returns


Trailing returns
Investment 3 months 6 months 1 year 3 years* 5 years*
Aberdeen Standard SICAV I Japanese Smaller Companies Sustainable Equity X Acc GBP 0.08% 6.51% -11.32% -3.33% 0.94%
IA Japanese Smaller Companies 1.34% 5.90% -7.78% 1.66% 2.54%
MSCI Japan Small Cap 1.31% 4.11% 5.36% 4.01% 2.10%

Fund Objective: The Fund aims to achieve a combination of growth and income by investing in smaller capitalisation companies in Japan, which adhere to the abrdn Japanese Smaller Companies Sustainable Equity Investment Approach. The Fund aims to outperform the MSCI Japan Small Cap Index (JPY) benchmark before charges.

Manager name:

abrdn Investments Luxembourg S.A.

Manager start date:

01 August 2005

Investment style:


Region (geographical):


Manager Biography:

Chern joined Aberdeen in 2005, as a junior member of the Asian regional equity team in Singapore. In this role he trained in company analysis, making frequent trips within SE Asia and to India and China. He was made an investment manager in 2008 and promoted to his current post in November 2010. Overseeing a team of four in Tokyo, his responsibilities include research of Japanese stocks and the day to day running of dedicated Japanese equity portfolios. This team is part of the larger pan-regional team. A Singapore national, Chern completed his tertiary education overseas, gaining a BA in Journalism at the University of Missouri-Columbia, USA. He then worked for three years as a reporter on the St Louis Post-Dispatch, a leading mid-West paper, financial and business stories. Subsequently he took an MSc in Finance at the London Business School. He returned to Singapore in 2004, initially working at MSCI Barra, the fund data group, as an equity research analyst, before starting his career at Aberdeen.


MSCI Japan Small Cap


IA Japanese Smaller Companies

FE fundinfo Rating:

1 of 5

Fees & charges

Fees and Charges

Fees and Charges
Charge Who receives this? What is it? Amount
Initial charge: The fund manager Charges applied by the fund management company for investing in their fund. 0.00%
Ongoing Charges: The fund manager The annual charge paid to a fund manager to cover the costs of running the fund. It is an estimate based on the actual amount charged in the previous year. 0.93%
Performance Fee: The fund manager A performance fee joins up the interest of the fund manager and their investors. A performance fee is taken when the fund beats pre-set conditions. N/A
Typical transaction cost: The fund manager The costs of dealing within a fund, which the Investment Manager must pay to continue managing the assets. This includes where the Manager decides to sell one stock and buy another. The costs will vary from one fund to another based on how often the Investment Manager trades and the costs applied when trading. 0.188%*
Dealing commission: Lloyds The cost of buying or selling some or all of your investment. £1.50

Asset Allocation

Fund size: 41,932,252,886.63 ¥

Chart date: December 2, 2022

Top 10 Holdings

Top 10 Holdings
Security Weight
Daiseki co ltd 4.80%
Zenkoku hosho co.,ltd. 4.60%
Tokyu fudosan hldgs corp 4.60%
Nifco inc 4.50%
Technopro hldgs inc 4.30%
Welcia holdings co ltd 3.70%
As one corp 3.20%
Tokyo century 3.20%
Okinawa cellular telephone company 3.20%
Ain holdings inc 3.10%


Sectors Weight
Industrials 26.82%
Real Estate 13.04%
Consumer Discretionary 11.16%
Consumer Staples 11.06%
Health Care 11.01%
Information Technology 9.50%
Financials 8.08%
Communications 6.46%
Others 1.58%
Materials 1.31%

World regions

World regions
Country Weight
Japan 98.42%
Money Market 1.58%

What is ESG?

ESG stands for Environmental, Social and Governance and is an approach for evaluating to what extent a company works towards social goals. For investors this can be used in order to understand how their funds and the assets they are made up of work towards these goals and use that information to help make sustainable investment choices.

ESG Metric


MSCI ESG Quality Score (0-10)


MSCI ESG Quality Score - Peer Percentile (0-100)


MSCI ESG Quality Score - Global Percentile (0-100)


Fund Environmental Impact Involvement (%)


Fund Social Score Impact Involvement (%)


Fund Severe Governance Controversies Involvement (%)





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