Shoichi Mizusawa is a country specialist for Japan equities and head of the Japan team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) equities team at J.P Morgan Asset Management. Based in Japan, he leads the Japan-dedicated equity portfolio management teams in Hong Kong and Tokyo. Shoichi joined the firm in 1997 as a marketing manager responsible for Japan pension funds. He transferred to the Japan Portfolio Group in 2000 and took up his current role in 2010. Prior to joining the firm, Shoichi spent four years with Postipankki as the Tokyo representative in capital markets. He began his career with Mitsubishi Motors Corporation in 1989. Shoichi obtained a B.A. in political science and economics from Waseda University and an M.B.A. from Simon Fraser University.
Miyako Urabe is a vice president and country specialist for Japan equities and a member of the Japan team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific Equities team at JP Morgan Asset Management based in Tokyo. Miyako joined the firm in 2013 from Credit Suisse Securities equity sales desk in Tokyo. She graduated from Keio University, Japan with a BA in Economics.
Nicholas Weindling is a country specialist for Japan equities and a member of the Japan Team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities Team at JP Morgan based in Tokyo. Nicholas joined the Firm in 2006 from Baillie Gifford in Edinburgh, where he worked initially as a UK large cap analyst and latterly as a Japanese equities investment manager. Nicholas obtained a B.A.(Hons)in History from Cambridge University.
To provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in Japanese companies. At least 67% of the Sub-Fund's assets (excluding cash and cash equivalents) will be invested in equity securities of companies (including smaller capitalisation companies) that are domiciled in, or carrying out the main part of their economic activity in, Japan. The Sub-Fund may use financial derivative instruments for the purposes of hedging.
Rank 3/36 Total Return
Rank 22/36 Standard Deviation
Rank 3/36 Max Drawdown
|1||JPMorgan Japan (Yen) Acc JPY||USD||
|2||First State Japan Equity III Acc||USD||
|3||JPM Japan Equity J Dis USD||USD||
|4||Fidelity Funds - Japan Aggressive I-ACC-JPY||USD||
|5||Jupiter JGF Japan Select L USD Acc||USD||
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|20||Threadneedle Japan Retail Net Acc GBP||USD||
|21||Fidelity Funds - Japan Aggressive I-ACC-JPY||USD||
|22||JPM Japan Equity J Dis USD||USD||
|23||Pictet-Japanese Equity Selection-P JPY||USD||
|24||Capital Group Japan Equity (LUX) B JPY||USD||
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Month by Month Performance
Returns Vs Risk
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom
- Launch date02/04/2002
- Share Class size33Mn
- Base currencyUSD
- Min. initial investment10,000
- Min. regular additional investment0
- Annual management1.50%
- Initial investment1.5