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Two Japanese funds launched for Europe market

Miyajima_gateAsset Management One International (AMOI), a London-based subsidiary of Japan’s Asset Management One, is launching two Luxembourg-domiciled Ucits funds investing in Japanese equities.

The products launched are the Japan Impact Equity portfolio and the Ganriki Japan Small Cap Equity portfolio.

Junichiro Yano, fund manager of the Impact portfolio, said the fund invests in companies that provide solutions to core social issues in Japan.

Tomonobu Sekiguchi, lead fund manager for the Ganriki portfolio, said stocks in the fund would have a “sustainable competitive advantage which are less likely to be affected by external factors”.

Asset Management One is headquartered in Tokyo and has more than $468 billion in assets under management.

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