Asset Management One Launches Japanese Equity UCITS Fund

Jun 15 2017 | 10:29pm ET

The London-based subsidiary of Japan’s Asset Management One debuted its second UCITS-compliant fund as part of a multi-year distribution push into the EMEA region. 

The new fund, launched by Asset Management One International, is named the Japan Opportunities fund and takes a multi-cap approach to investing in Japanese equities through both top-down and bottom-up investment styles. 

The fund is domiciled in Luxembourg, according to an article in Citywire, along with the company’s AMO Japan Stock Pick Concentrated Portfolio and AMO Japan Opportunities Equity Portfolio funds. The company has announced plans to launch additional UCITS-compliant funds in Europe this year and next

Tokyo-based Asset Management One was formed in October 2016 and is co-owned by Mizuho Financial Group and Dai-ichi Life Holdings. The company manages some $462 billion in assets deployed across Japanese, Asian and alternative investment strategies on behalf of a diverse group of global institutional investors. 

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