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  • Investment style:Growth
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Source: J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Share price updates every 15 minutes, current update as at
*All other figures shown are as at close of business on 18/12/2014.

Investment objective

Long term capital growth through investment in small and medium sized Japanese companies.

Key attributes

  • Extensive company visiting and first-hand research to uncover strong growth potential.
  • Benefits from J.P. Morgan's standing as one of Japan's leading foreign asset managers, with over 40 years' presence in the market.

Key risks

Subscription shares

On 16th December 2014, JPMorgan Japan Smaller Companies Trust plc issued Subscription Shares to Qualifying Shareholders on the basis of one Subscription Share for every five Ordinary Shares held.

Holders of JPMorgan Japan Smaller Companies Trust plc Subscription Shares can choose to convert their Subscription Shares on the last day of each month commencing in January 2015 and finishing on the last business day in November 2016.

Find out more about these Subscription Shares and how to convert them

Fund Managers


Fund Manager - Shoichi Mizusawa
Shoichi Mizusawa

Fund Manager - Nicholas Weindling
Nicholas Weindling

Fund Manager - Naohiro Ozawa
Naohiro Ozawa

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*Source: AIC as at 30 November 2014 in terms of AUM and number of investment companies