Asset Management One International Ltd. announces the launch of additional Luxembourg domiciled UCITS funds, the Japan Impact Equity Portfolio and the Ganriki Japan Small Cap Equity Portfolio, allowing institutional and wholesale investors further access to Asset Management One’s industry leading Japanese equity investment capabilities.
The Japan Impact Equity Portfolio aims to generate stable returns in the long term by investing in high-conviction Japanese companies that contribute to having a positive impact on social issues and challenges. Asset Management One is a leader in ESG investing in Japan and the fund will be investing in companies that provide solutions to core social issues in Japan by leveraging their competitive advantages and generate sustainable returns. The Fund Manager Junichiro Yano implements a combined approach to his research process. His team conduct stop-down research to identify and analyse social and economic issues, while combining a fundamental research process on individual companies.
The Ganriki Japan Small Cap Equity Portfolio aims to generate long-term capital growth for fund investors by investingin small-cap Japanese stocks with high potential for future earnings growth. The ‘Ganriki’ approach alludes to the unique insight and power of observation of the portfolio management team. The Lead Fund Manager, Tomonobu Sekiguchi, focuses on discovering companies with sustainable competitive advantage which are less likely to be affected by external factors. As a seasoned former research analyst and proven portfolio manager, he combines deep research insight and an understanding of growth cycle trends in Japanese stock markets. The Strategy employs a long-term ownership mindset, and aims to invest at the early stage of the growth cycle to maximise the growth potential.
Asset Management One International is the London based arm of leading asset management company Asset Management One Co., Ltd. (Asset Management One) with over $468bn AUM*, one of the largest Japanese asset managers offering wide range of strategies such as traditional active management and leading-edge quantitative solutions to pension funds, financial institutions and some of the world’s largest institutional, wholesale and corporate investors.
Background on the firm:
Asset Management One Co., Ltd. is one of the largest asset managers in Asia with over USD 468bn AUM* and a leading position amongst both institutional and retail clients in Japan.
Headquartered in Tokyo and providing investment strategies to some of the world’s largest institutional investors, Asset Management One has a global network of subsidiary offices across London, New York, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Asset Management One International Ltd., the London based subsidiary, is responsible for the servicing of institutional clients throughout the EMEA region. Asset Management One International offers an extensive range of investment strategies and solutions available in a range of structures including UCITS Funds or bespoke mandates, many of which are award winning, to sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, financial institutions and other large institutional and corporate investors in EMEA.
*as at 30/06/2019
Asset Management One International Ltd. is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. This article is targeted at Professional Investors only.