Johan du Preez graduated from Johannesburg University with a BA in economic sciences. He later attended Cape Town University where he graduated with a Masters degree in economics. Johan started his career as an actuarial consultant and joined Prudential Portfolio Managers in South Africa in 1998 as a fund manager. In 2006 he moved to Prudential Asset Management in Hong Kong where he currently manages the Pru Japanese Trust. Johan is a CFA Charterholder and is a member of the Institute of Actuaries and a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research.
The Fund invests in a wide range of securities of Japanese issuers, covering most aspects of the economy. Its sole objective is long term capital growth. Income is not a consideration when investments are selected. Atleast 80% ofthe fund is invested in the shares of companies that are domiciled, or conducting the major part of their economic activity, in Japan.The portfolio maintains diversification by typically holding between 30 and 50 stocks.
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