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OVERVIEW

About

Provides exposure to the Japanese equity market while hedging exposure to fluctuations between the Australian dollar and the Yen

  • Gain broad exposure to globally competitive Japanese companies
  • A core component of a global equities allocation providing transparency and diversification benefits
  • Tactical exposure to Japanese equities

Advantages

  • Access – simple way to access a diversified portfolio of Japanese shares
  • Reduced currency risk – Yen currency exposure hedged to the Australian dollar
  • Diversification – diversify global equities allocation to Japan which includes a number of sectors which are under-represented in the Australian sharemarket
  • Cost effective – cost of Fund is lower than traditional active managers focusing on Japanese equities
  • No W-8 BEN forms and no US estate tax implications for investors – simplified tax administration, unlike cross-listed alternatives
  • Liquidity – available to trade on ASX like any share

How to Invest

  • You can buy or sell units just like you’d buy or sell any share on the ASX
  • Fund requires no minimum investment

 

Note: On 19 July 2019, the Fund’s benchmark index changed to the S&P Japan Exporters Hedged AUD Index. Accordingly, performance, sector/country allocation and top exposures shown for the period prior to 19 July 2019 reflect the previous benchmark index.

KEY FACTS

Pricing Information 24 September 2019

Current Price
Last Trade* $12.05
% Change (prev day) 0.17%
Bid (delayed) $11.40
Offer (delayed) $12.50
*Data is delayed by at least 20 minutes.
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NAV
NAV/Unit * $12.06
* As at 19 September 2019

Profile

Net Assets* ($A) $41,063,786
Units Outstanding* (#) 3,405,449
Mgmt Costs** (% p.a.) 0.56%
Distribution Frequency Semi-annual
Distribution Reinvestment Plan (DRP) Full or partial participation available
Issuer BetaShares Capital
Fund Administrator RBC Investor Services
Custodian RBC Investor Services
Registry Link Market Services
Auditor KPMG
* As at 19 September 2019
* As of close of previous trading day
**Certain additional costs apply. Please refer to PDS.

Trading Information

ASX Code HJPN
Bloomberg Code HJPN AU
IRESS Code HJPN.AXW
Trading Hours 10.00-16.00 (AEST)
iNAV IRESS Code N/A
Market Makers Susquehanna Pacific
SMSF Eligible Yes

Index Information

Index S&P Japan Exporters Hedged AUD Index
Index Provider S&P
Index Ticker N/A
Bloomberg Index Ticker SPJPXHAN INDEX

Portfolio Holdings

Name Weight (%)
TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 10.1
SONY CORP 4.2
SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 3.9
KEYENCE CORP 3.2
TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO LTD 2.9
HONDA MOTOR CO LTD 2.7
NINTENDO CO LTD 2.5
SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO LTD 2.5
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD 2.1
NIDEC CORP 2.1
Ticker Name Weight (%) Asset Class Sector Country Currency Shares/Unit (#) Market Value (AUD) Notional Value (AUD)
7203 JT TOYOTA MOTOR CORP 10.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 40,100 $4,079,096 $4,079,096
6758 JT SONY CORP 4.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 19,100 $1,682,562 $1,682,562
9984 JT SOFTBANK GROUP CORP 3.9 Equities Communication Services Japan JPY 24,800 $1,575,728 $1,575,728
6861 JT KEYENCE CORP 3.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 1,400 $1,275,613 $1,275,613
4502 JT TAKEDA PHARMACEUTICAL CO LTD 2.9 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 22,800 $1,189,876 $1,189,876
7267 JT HONDA MOTOR CO LTD 2.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 27,200 $1,085,929 $1,085,929
7974 JT NINTENDO CO LTD 2.5 Equities Communication Services Japan JPY 1,700 $1,000,481 $1,000,481
4063 JT SHIN-ETSU CHEMICAL CO LTD 2.5 Equities Materials Japan JPY 6,100 $991,158 $991,158
6367 JP DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LTD 2.1 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 4,400 $869,407 $869,407
6594 JP NIDEC CORP 2.1 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 4,100 $855,200 $855,200
6954 JT FANUC CORP 2.0 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 2,900 $797,165 $797,165
6501 JP HITACHI LTD 2.0 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 14,500 $793,977 $793,977
4911 JP SHISEIDO CO LTD 1.8 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 6,000 $720,320 $720,320
8035 JT TOKYO ELECTRON LTD 1.8 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 2,500 $713,491 $713,491
7741 JP HOYA CORP 1.7 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 5,700 $689,238 $689,238
6981 JT MURATA MANUFACTURING CO LTD 1.7 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 9,600 $670,375 $670,375
8031 JP MITSUI & CO LTD 1.6 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 26,100 $665,447 $665,447
7751 JT CANON INC 1.6 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 16,200 $653,222 $653,222
6273 JP SMC CORP/JAPAN 1.5 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 1,000 $613,252 $613,252
4503 JT ASTELLAS PHARMA INC 1.5 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 28,300 $594,963 $594,963
4578 JT OTSUKA HOLDINGS CO LTD 1.4 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 8,400 $546,180 $546,180
5108 JP BRIDGESTONE CORP 1.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 9,100 $538,678 $538,678
2914 JP JAPAN TOBACCO INC 1.3 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 16,800 $535,677 $535,677
6902 JT DENSO CORP 1.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 7,800 $517,456 $517,456
6971 JP KYOCERA CORP 1.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 5,400 $504,859 $504,859
6301 JP KOMATSU LTD 1.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 14,600 $504,649 $504,649
4543 JT TERUMO CORP 1.2 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 10,000 $466,225 $466,225
8053 JP SUMITOMO CORP 1.1 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 18,800 $460,209 $460,209
4901 JP FUJIFILM HOLDINGS CORP 1.1 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 6,500 $431,928 $431,928
6752 JP PANASONIC CORP 1.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 35,000 $430,286 $430,286
6326 JP KUBOTA CORP 1.0 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 17,600 $409,069 $409,069
7269 JP SUZUKI MOTOR CORP 1.0 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 6,600 $404,927 $404,927
7270 JP SUBARU CORP 1.0 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 9,600 $400,352 $400,352
7733 JT OLYMPUS CORP 1.0 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 19,500 $386,109 $386,109
7201 JP NISSAN MOTOR CO LTD 0.9 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 36,100 $351,843 $351,843
4507 JT SHIONOGI & CO LTD 0.9 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 4,300 $343,936 $343,936
7011 JP MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LT 0.8 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 5,100 $307,993 $307,993
7309 JP SHIMANO INC 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 1,300 $285,809 $285,809
8113 JP UNICHARM CORP 0.7 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 6,100 $279,033 $279,033
3402 JP TORAY INDUSTRIES INC 0.7 Equities Materials Japan JPY 24,500 $276,255 $276,255
6201 JP TOYOTA INDUSTRIES CORP 0.7 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 3,100 $270,062 $270,062
6645 JP OMRON CORP 0.6 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 3,200 $255,909 $255,909
6762 JP TDK CORP 0.6 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 1,900 $249,849 $249,849
6869 JT SYSMEX CORP 0.6 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 2,400 $240,574 $240,574
1605 JT INPEX CORP 0.6 Equities Energy Japan JPY 16,200 $235,957 $235,957
2802 JP AJINOMOTO CO INC 0.6 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 8,200 $231,208 $231,208
5802 JP SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES L 0.6 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 11,900 $229,167 $229,167
4612 JP NIPPON PAINT HOLDINGS CO LTD 0.6 Equities Materials Japan JPY 3,000 $223,838 $223,838
6506 JP YASKAWA ELECTRIC CORP 0.5 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 4,000 $213,807 $213,807
2267 JP YAKULT HONSHA CO LTD 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 2,400 $209,739 $209,739
4324 JP DENTSU INC 0.5 Equities Communication Services Japan JPY 3,700 $202,855 $202,855
6586 JP MAKITA CORP 0.5 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 4,200 $187,273 $187,273
2801 JP KIKKOMAN CORP 0.5 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 2,600 $184,704 $184,704
6857 JP ADVANTEST CORP 0.4 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 2,800 $181,214 $181,214
8015 JP TOYOTA TSUSHO CORP 0.4 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 3,600 $179,812 $179,812
6988 JP NITTO DENKO CORP 0.4 Equities Materials Japan JPY 2,400 $176,267 $176,267
4005 JP SUMITOMO CHEMICAL CO LTD 0.4 Equities Materials Japan JPY 24,800 $170,045 $170,045
7951 JP YAMAHA CORP 0.4 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,500 $166,607 $166,607
6963 JP ROHM CO LTD 0.4 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 1,400 $162,746 $162,746
7752 JP RICOH CO LTD 0.4 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 11,200 $160,976 $160,976
7701 JP SHIMADZU CORP 0.4 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 4,100 $160,167 $160,167
6479 JP MINEBEA MITSUMI INC 0.4 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 6,400 $160,053 $160,053
7202 JP ISUZU MOTORS LTD 0.4 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 9,300 $157,117 $157,117
6383 JP DAIFUKU CO LTD 0.4 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 2,000 $155,546 $155,546
5201 JP AGC INC/JAPAN 0.4 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 3,400 $154,405 $154,405
7747 JP ASAHI INTECC CO LTD 0.4 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 3,900 $148,763 $148,763
7276 JP KOITO MANUFACTURING CO LTD 0.4 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 1,900 $142,808 $142,808
7259 JP AISIN SEIKI CO LTD 0.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,900 $140,067 $140,067
3659 JP NEXON CO LTD 0.3 Equities Communication Services Japan JPY 7,200 $139,398 $139,398
4613 JP KANSAI PAINT CO LTD 0.3 Equities Materials Japan JPY 4,100 $138,308 $138,308
4704 JT TREND MICRO INC/JAPAN 0.3 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 1,900 $137,325 $137,325
7272 JP YAMAHA MOTOR CO LTD 0.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 5,000 $132,324 $132,324
7261 JP MAZDA MOTOR CORP 0.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 9,500 $127,470 $127,470
6965 JP HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS KK 0.3 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 2,300 $125,783 $125,783
7731 JP NIKON CORP 0.3 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 6,300 $121,280 $121,280
6146 JP DISCO CORP 0.3 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 400 $117,017 $117,017
7956 JP PIGEON CORP 0.3 Equities Consumer Staples Japan JPY 1,900 $112,784 $112,784
4587 JT PEPTIDREAM INC 0.3 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 1,500 $111,300 $111,300
6448 JP BROTHER INDUSTRIES LTD 0.3 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 4,100 $110,872 $110,872
6724 JP SEIKO EPSON CORP 0.3 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 5,100 $109,462 $109,462
6723 JP RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP 0.3 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 11,800 $107,175 $107,175
6841 JP YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP 0.3 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 3,800 $104,900 $104,900
3405 JP KURARAY CO LTD 0.3 Equities Materials Japan JPY 5,600 $104,650 $104,650
6471 JP NSK LTD 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 7,500 $97,800 $97,800
5333 JP NGK INSULATORS LTD 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 4,500 $96,831 $96,831
6923 JP STANLEY ELECTRIC CO LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,400 $95,603 $95,603
7182 JT JAPAN POST BANK CO LTD 0.2 Equities Financials Japan JPY 6,400 $95,328 $95,328
6113 JP AMADA HOLDINGS CO LTD 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 5,800 $92,926 $92,926
6806 JP HIROSE ELECTRIC CO LTD 0.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 500 $91,101 $91,101
6770 JP ALPS ALPINE CO LTD 0.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 3,200 $89,172 $89,172
6302 JP SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 1,900 $86,677 $86,677
2768 JP SOJITZ CORP 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 17,800 $86,094 $86,094
4902 JP KONICA MINOLTA INC 0.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 7,900 $85,756 $85,756
8036 JP HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORP 0.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 1,000 $84,781 $84,781
7012 JP KAWASAKI HEAVY INDUSTRIES LTD 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 2,600 $83,635 $83,635
6952 JP CASIO COMPUTER CO LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 3,700 $83,227 $83,227
1963 JP JGC CORP 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 4,100 $81,351 $81,351
5334 JP NGK SPARK PLUG CO LTD 0.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,800 $80,411 $80,411
7013 JP IHI CORP 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 2,400 $77,531 $77,531
4185 JP JSR CORP 0.2 Equities Materials Japan JPY 3,200 $77,432 $77,432
4217 JP HITACHI CHEMICAL CO LTD 0.2 Equities Materials Japan JPY 1,600 $75,190 $75,190
7211 JP MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORP 0.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 10,800 $73,755 $73,755
JPY JPY - Japanese Yen 0.2 Cash JPY 5,338,460 $73,355 $73,355
3436 JP SUMCO CORP 0.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 3,700 $73,313 $73,313
6481 JP THK CO LTD 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 1,900 $72,892 $72,892
7936 JP ASICS CORP 0.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 3,000 $71,727 $71,727
6976 JP TAIYO YUDEN CO LTD 0.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 2,100 $71,273 $71,273
4506 JP SUMITOMO DAINIPPON PHARMA CO L 0.2 Equities Healthcare Japan JPY 2,700 $69,414 $69,414
6473 JP JTEKT CORP 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 3,900 $68,433 $68,433
4182 JT MITSUBISHI GAS CHEMICAL CO INC 0.2 Equities Materials Japan JPY 3,300 $66,430 $66,430
4202 JP DAICEL CORP 0.2 Equities Materials Japan JPY 5,200 $64,879 $64,879
7735 JP SCREEN HOLDINGS CO LTD 0.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 700 $64,348 $64,348
5101 JP YOKOHAMA RUBBER CO LTD/THE 0.2 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,100 $63,309 $63,309
6305 JP HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY 0.2 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 1,700 $62,136 $62,136
4062 JP IBIDEN CO LTD 0.2 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 2,100 $61,434 $61,434
AUD AUD - Australia Dollar 0.2 Cash AUD 61,191 $61,191 $61,191
6361 JP EBARA CORP 0.1 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 1,500 $58,721 $58,721
4631 JP DIC CORP 0.1 Equities Materials Japan JPY 1,400 $58,192 $58,192
4205 JP ZEON CORP 0.1 Equities Materials Japan JPY 3,000 $56,269 $56,269
7988 JP NIFCO INC/JAPAN 0.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 1,500 $54,269 $54,269
5486 JP HITACHI METALS LTD 0.1 Equities Materials Japan JPY 3,200 $53,248 $53,248
4114 JP NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO LTD 0.1 Equities Materials Japan JPY 600 $53,094 $53,094
5301 JP TOKAI CARBON CO LTD 0.1 Equities Materials Japan JPY 3,400 $51,484 $51,484
6592 JP MABUCHI MOTOR CO LTD 0.1 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 900 $50,394 $50,394
6753 JP SHARP CORP/JAPAN 0.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,900 $50,129 $50,129
5110 JP SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES LTD 0.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 2,800 $49,786 $49,786
5214 JP NIPPON ELECTRIC GLASS CO LTD 0.1 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 1,400 $46,996 $46,996
7240 JP NOK CORP 0.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 1,900 $43,756 $43,756
7762 JP CITIZEN WATCH CO LTD 0.1 Equities Information Technology Japan JPY 5,100 $38,193 $38,193
7282 JP TOYODA GOSEI CO LTD 0.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 1,200 $36,507 $36,507
6472 JP NTN CORP 0.1 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 8,400 $36,358 $36,358
6674 JP GS YUASA CORP 0.1 Equities Industrials Japan JPY 1,300 $34,172 $34,172
3116 JP TOYOTA BOSHOKU CORP 0.1 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 1,400 $29,510 $29,510
6425 JP UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORP 0.0 Equities Consumer Discretionary Japan JPY 400 $19,347 $19,347
USD USD - United States Dollar 0.0 Cash USD 4,414 $6,524 $6,524
AUD AUD - Australia Dollar FX Forwards AUD 38,109,346 $38,109,346
JPY JPY - Japanese Yen FX Forwards JPY -2,722,485,051 -$37,409,105
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* As at 20 September 2019

Sector Allocation

Consumer Discretionary
29.6%
Information Technology
19.6%
Industrials
17.9%
Healthcare
12.0%
Communication Services
7.8%
Materials
6.4%
Consumer Staples
5.9%
Energy
0.5%
Financials
0.2%
* As of 31 August 2019

PERFORMANCE

Fund Returns After Fees (%)

  Fund Index
1 month -4.22% -4.19%
3 months 1.55% 1.31%
6 months -6.73% -5.50%
1 year -13.84% -12.03%
3 year p.a 4.82% 6.29%
5 year p.a - 6.82%
Since inception (p.a) 4.69% 6.33%
Inception date 10-May-16 -
* As at 30 August 2019

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Past performance is not an indicator of future performance. Returns are calculated in Australian dollars using net asset value per unit at the start and end of the specified period and do not reflect brokerage or the bid ask spread that investors incur when buying and selling units on the ASX. Returns are after fund management costs, assume reinvestment of any distributions and do not take into account tax paid as an investor in the Fund. Returns for periods longer than one year are annualised. Current performance may be higher or lower than the performance shown.

DISTRIBUTIONS

Yield Information

Distribution Frequency Semi-Annual
12 Mth Distribution Yield* (%) 0.4%
12 Mth Gross Distribution Yield* (%) -
Franking Level -
*As at 31 August 2019. Yield figures are calculated by summing the prior 12 month net and gross fund per unit distributions divided by the fund closing NAV per unit. Past performance is not an indicator of future performance.

Recent Distributions

Ex Date Record Date Payment Date Distribution Unit ($) Annual Distribution Return (%) (1)
2-Jan-19 3-Jan-19 17-Jan-19 $0.0485 2.00%
2-Jul-18 3-Jul-18 17-Jul-18 $0.2749 2.89%
2-Jan-18 3-Jan-18 17-Jan-18 $0.09764 2.82%
3-Jul-17 4-Jul-17 18-Jul-17 $0.21278 3.34%
3-Jan-17 4-Jan-17 18-Jan-17 $0.08836 -
1-Jul-16 4-Jul-16 18-Jul-16 $0.01385 -
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1 This is the annual distribution return to the end of the relevant distribution date. The distribution return reflects the contribution to total investment return made by the Fund's distributions. It is calculated as the difference between total Fund return and NAV return. NAV return is the change in the Fund's NAV price. Total return is the NAV return plus reinvestment of all distributions back to the Fund. Past performance not indicative of future performance.

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Notice of Modifications to Fund Constitution – AMIT Tax Regime
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2018 Distribution Calendar
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