Portfolio Snapshots

We are an international equities manager, and we invest with a truly global outlook.

Here is a snapshot of the current portfolio disposition of our flagship Platinum Trust Funds and their key holdings.

Platinum Japan Fund

Platinum Japan Fund is our long-running Japan strategy offering with A$761.8 million under management^ and a track record of delivering 14.1% compound return annually since inception (on 30/6/1998).*

Unconstrained by industry sector, Platinum Japan Fund invests in a wide range of Japanese (and, to a lesser extent, South Korean#) companies, from leading industrial conglomerates and financial powerhouses to innovators in software, electronics and robotics, from consumer goods giants to specialist healthcare companies.

Learn more about our Japan strategy.

Industry Breakdown1
SectorLong %Net %
Communication Services 17.7 17.7
Consumer Discretionary 16.5 11.7
Information Technology 13.8 11.4
Industrials 10.8 9.0
Materials 7.9 7.2
Health Care 7.1 2.8
Energy 4.8 4.8
Financials 2.8 2.8
Consumer Staples 1.0 (5.6)
Real Estate 0.3 0.3
Communication Services 17.7 17.7
Consumer Discretionary 16.5 11.7
Information Technology 13.8 11.4
Industrials 10.8 9.0
Materials 7.9 7.2
Health Care 7.1 2.8
Energy 4.8 4.8
Financials 2.8 2.8
Consumer Staples 1.0 (5.6)
Real Estate 0.3 0.3
Top 10 Positions3
StockCountryIndustry%
Kangwon Land Inc Korea Consumer Discretionary 4.6
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd Japan Health Care 4.4
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp Japan Communication Services 4.0
KDDI Corporation Japan Communication Services 3.8
Itochu Corporation Japan Industrials 3.8
Nintendo Co Ltd Japan Communication Services 3.2
Nexon Co Ltd Japan Communication Services 3.1
Kyocera Corp Japan Information Technology 3.1
Canon Inc Japan Information Technology 3.1
Nitto Denko Corp Japan Materials 3.0
Disposition of Assets2
Long %Net %Currency%
Japan 76.6 59.0 98.3
Korea 6.1 3.0 (7.3)
Australian Dollar - - 19.9
United States Dollar - - 28.9
Long: 54 stocks. Short: 31 stocks.
Top 10 Positions3
StockCountryIndustry%
Kangwon Land Inc Korea Consumer Discretionary 4.6
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd Japan Health Care 4.4
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp Japan Communication Services 4.0
KDDI Corporation Japan Communication Services 3.8
Itochu Corporation Japan Industrials 3.8
Nintendo Co Ltd Japan Communication Services 3.2
Nexon Co Ltd Japan Communication Services 3.1
Kyocera Corp Japan Information Technology 3.1
Canon Inc Japan Information Technology 3.1
Nitto Denko Corp Japan Materials 3.0
All data as at [28 February 2019] .
  1. “Long %” represents the Fund’s effective exposures to the relevant sectors as a percentage of the Fund’s NAV, taking into account direct stock holdings and long derivative positions (stocks and indices). “Net %” represents the Fund’s net exposures to the relevant sectors as a percentage of the Fund’s NAV, taking into account direct stock holdings and both long and short derivative positions (stocks and indices).
  2. “Long %” represents the Fund’s effective exposures to the relevant regions as a percentage of NAV through stock holdings and long derivatives (stocks and indices). “Net %” represents the Fund’s net exposures to the relevant regions as a percentage of NAV through stock holdings and both long and short derivatives (stocks and indices). “Currency %” represents the Fund’s effective exposures to the relevant currencies as a percentage of NAV through stock holdings, cash and the use of derivatives.
  3. The “Top 10 Positions” table shows the Fund’s top 10 long stock positions as a percentage of the Fund's NAV, taking into account direct stock holdings and long derivative positions.