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Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha Equity Class I - Accumulation (GBP)

Sell:20,534.00p Buy:20,534.00p Change: 119.00p (0.58%)
Prices as at 13 November 2019
Sell:20,534.00p
Buy:20,534.00p
Change: 119.00p (0.58%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 13 November 2019
Sell:20,534.00p
Buy:20,534.00p
Change: 119.00p (0.58%)
Prices as at 13 November 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

Japan is home to some of the best-known businesses on the planet. Toyota, Honda, Panasonic, and Nintendo to name a few. There are also lesser-known businesses with the potential to be the household names of tomorrow. But years of sluggish growth put people off investing in the country. This changed after Shinzo Abe was elected Prime Minister in 2012. He introduced a number of policies to stimulate economic growth and created more interest in Japan's markets. We think Japanese funds could diversify a global portfolio focused on long-term growth. There are a handful of fund managers we think have the potential to outperform the broader Japanese market over the long term, each with different approaches.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

Process and portfolio construction for this fund are not available.

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Fund Track Record

14/11/14 to 14/11/15 14/11/15 to 14/11/16 14/11/16 to 14/11/17 14/11/17 to 14/11/18 14/11/18 to 14/11/19
Annual return 16.00% 23.98% 16.53% -4.36% 4.39%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Neil Edwards
Manager start date: 1 January 2006
Manager located in: London

Neil has a BA in Economics and MA in Economics of Money and Finance from the University of Sheffield. He worked as an investment analyst before taking positions in UK equity fund management at CIS Insurance, Halifax Fund Management and Nestle for a total of 15 years. At Halifax he also spent five years managing international bonds and derivatives and a period covering the Japanese equity market. He joined Societe Generale Asset Management in February 2005, working with the Japanese equity team and is now an employee of GLG Partners.

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Manager Name: Stephen Harker
Manager start date: 1 January 2006
Manager located in: London

Steve holds a BA in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Warwick and an MA in Economics of Finance from the University of Sheffield.  He has over 30 years of investment industry experience, and has concentrated on the Japanese equity market since April 1984.  At Prudential Portfolio Managers  (Feb 1983 -  Dec 1993) he managed the Prudential Japanese Trust, a top performing mutual fund, as well as other Japanese equity portfolios. In 1994 Stephen joined TCW London International where he continued to build a compelling track record as a contrarian / value investor. TCW was acquired in 2001 by Societe Generale Asset Management (SGAM). As a result, Stephen joined SGAM UK where he continued to manage Japanese equity portfolios for an established customer base. In January 2006 Stephen and the Japan equity team created the CoreAlpha strategy which, within a short space of time, has grown to become an industry leading large cap Japanese equity product. SGAM UK was acquired by GLG Partners in April 2009. Stephen continues to head the Japan CoreAlpha team and apply his contrarian / value investment style.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account