Investments

Amundi Funds Equity Japan Target

Take advantage of the Japanese economy’s solid fundamentals and its attractive equity market

Amundi Funds Equity Japan Target, a sub-fund of the SICAV/BEVEK investment fund under Luxembourg law Amundi Funds, seeks long-term capital growth by investing at least 67% of its total assets in shares of Japanese companies that are undervalued or being in a turnaround situation and listed on a Japanese market. The idea is to take advantage of the discount on companies with free cash flows through meticulous stock picking.



  • Fund launch date

    24 June 2011

  • Class Launch date

    24 June 2011

  • Reference currency

    The reference currency is the Japanese Yen (JPY). The yield in euro could be positively or negatively influenced by currency fluctuations.

  • For an investor looking for:

    • An investment in the Japanese economy’s solid fundamentals and innovative companies
    • An advantage of fresh growth in the Japanese market
    • An investment in discounted companies able to create value for their shareholders
    • A benefit from the skills of an investment manager with over 40 years of experience of Japanese stocks

    But…

    The main risks for the Sub-Fund are :


    • Liquidity risk: in case of low trading volume on financial markets, any buy or sell trade on these markets may lead to important market variations/fluctuations that may impact your portfolio valuation.
    • Counterparty risk: represents the risk of default of a market participant to fulfil its contractual obligations vis-à-vis your portfolio.
    • Market risk: Stocks and/or financial instruments are impacted by various factors. These include, but are not limited to, the development of the financial market, the economic development of issuers of stocks and/or financial instruments who are themselves affected by the general world economic situation and the economic and political conditions in each country
    • Non-performance risk: the return realised during a specific period may be positive or negative, depending on the fund's investment strategy. The non-performance risk is strongly linked to the market risk
    • Capital risk: No guarantee is provided as to the recovery of your initial investment.

    The occurrence of any of these risks may have an impact on the net asset value of your portfolio

The net asset value is calculated in Belgium each bank working day. The net asset value is published every public banking business day in Belgium in the financial press, as well as on the BeAMA website (www.beama.be/en/nav). It is also available at the Management Company’s registered address and over the counter from your financial services provider.

A swing price may be applied. Swing pricing aims to reduce the dilution effect brought about when significant operations within a sub-fund compel its manager to buy or sell its underlying assets. These transactions give rise to transaction fees and taxes that have an effect on the fund’s value, as well as on all its investors. Where swing pricing is applied, the sub-fund’s net asset value is adjusted by a particular amount when the capital flow exceeds a certain threshold (the swing factor). This amount is designed to offset expected transaction fees resulting from the difference between incoming and outgoing capital. Swing pricing is only used on rare occasions, if at all.

Please refer to the Amundi Funds Equity Japan Target prospectus (PDF) for additional information.

  • Minimum investment

    1 part


    Term

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    One-off charges

    • Entry charge (applicable by ING Belgium): 3%

    • Exit charge: 0%


    Ongoing charges

    • Ongoing charges taken from the Sub-Fund over a year: 2.38% of which 1.80 % of management fees.

    • Custody fee: 0%/annum

    For other charges that might be paid by the investor, we refer to the prospectus.


    Taxation

    Stock exchange tax (applicable to redemptions only):


    • Capitalization share: 1.32% (max 2,000 euros)

    • Distribution share: none


    Withholding tax on dividends:


    • Capitalization share: none

    • Distribution share: 30%


    Withholding tax in case of redemption:


    • Sub-fund permitted to invest more than 25% of assets in debt securities : no

    • Sub-fund actually more than 25% invested in debt securities : no

    • Withholding tax (30% depending on the investor’s particular tax situation) : not applicable


    *Tax treaty based on the current legislation
    Dividends received from distributing shares are subject to the Belgian withholding tax of 30%. The Belgian withholding tax applicable to interests included in the repurchase price of accumulating and distributing shares investing more than 25% of their assets in any kind of debts amounts to 30%.
    This tax system applies to Retail customers – private individuals resident in Belgium. Taxation depends on the individual situation of each customer and may change in the future.

Financial Service Belgium : CACEIS Belgium – Avenue du Port 86C boite 320-1000 Bruxelles

Complaints can be lodged with ING – Customer Service – Cours Saint Michel, 60 – 1040 Brussels. If no settlement can be reached in this way, please contact the Banks - Credit - Investments Mediation Service (www.ombudsfin.be).

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