Inception Date: 2008

Portfolio Managers

Michihiro Uchida

Jun Hamanaka


The strategy aims to outperform the TOPIX by employing a 130/30 approach; investing in undervalued stocks (up to 130% of the portfolio) while shorting stocks trading rich to their intrinsic value (up to 30% of the portfolio).

Strategy leverages our Japanese equity stock selection research focusing on non-mega stocks which are often inefficiently valued and offer greater opportunity for fundamental bottom-up research in identifying undervalued stocks for long positions expected to outperform TOPIX (up to 130% of portfolio), while shorting stocks expected to underperform (up to 30% of portfolio value).


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