Based in Tokyo, Akira Horiguchi is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group where as an equity investment analyst, he covers Japan as a SMID-cap generalist. Horiguchi has over 20 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the company, he was an investment manager of Japanese equities with Gartmore Investment Management Japan Ltd. Before that, he worked with MeesPierson Capital Management Japan Ltd. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Tokyo University and is a chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan.
Andrew B. Johnsen is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. He has over 29 years of investment experience and has been with Capital Group since 2007. Earlier in his career, Andrew worked in the international equity division of Boston Company Asset Management as a senior portfolio manager and the lead manager of its Japan Value Equity strategy. Prior to that, he was an equity research analyst with Templeton Investment Counsel and an equity analyst with Putnam Investments. Andrew’s financial industry experience also includes service with KPMG Peat Marwick, First Northern Bank and Colonial Mortgage. He holds an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire. He also holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. Andrew is based in Los Angeles.
Seung Kwak is an equity portfolio manager at Capital Group. Kwak was born in South Korea and attended Yale University, where he received a Masters in International Relations. He was previously a CIO and lead portfolio manager at Zurich Scudder Investments, before moving to Capital Group to co-manage the firm’s Japan Equity fund. Kwak focuses on mid to large cap firms, seeking those companies that have a strong competitive position and business model. Based in Tokyo, Kwak is a CFA holder.
Long-term capital growth through investment primarily in listed Equity of issuers domiciled and/or having their principal place of business in Japan. Unlisted securities may also be purchased, subject to the relevant provisions of the General Investment Guidelines and Restrictions.
Rank 12/35 Total Return
Rank 21/35 Standard Deviation
Rank 12/35 Max Drawdown
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|23||Allianz Japan Equity - A - USD||USD||
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom
- Launch date20/04/2006
- Share Class size1,629Mn
- Base currencyUSD
- Min. initial investment1,000
- Min. regular additional investment0
- Annual management1.50%