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Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha Equity I JPY Acc

Ranked 262 out of 281 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in JPY unless stated

Managed by

Jeffrey Atherton

Jeffrey Atherton is a senior portfolio manager at GLG, where he is responsible for the firm’s Japanese equity funds. Atherton has been managing Japanese funds for over 20 years and has held senior positions at Insight Investment, SGAM, TCW and Equitable Life. Before joining GLG, he worked at Stratton Street Capital LLP for five years where he was a partner and co-manager of their Japanese hedge fund strategies. He joined GLG in March 2011 and has a BA in economics from the University of Sheffield.

Neil Edwards

London born Neil Edwards studied Economics at Sheffield University in the late 70’s before beginning his investment career with Halifax Fund Management where he worked from 1986 to 2000. Neil joined the Nestle UK Pension Fund as UK equity fund manager in 2001, leaving to join Societe Generale Asset management in 2005 as a senior fund manager where, as well as managing a number of institutional funds, he co-manages two of the firm's Japan focused retail funds alongside Stephen Harker. They describe their investment style as adopting a contrarian value approach. Away from the office Neil’s leisure centres around sport with an interest in both tennis and rugby.

Stephen Harker

Teeside born Stephen Harker attended both Warwick and Sheffield Universities studying Mathematics, Economics and Finance, and started his investment career with Prudential Portfolio Managers where he worked from 1983 to ’93. He moved to Societe Generale in 2002. Stephen has managed Japanese equity funds since 1985 and, as well as managing a number of institutional funds, he currently co-manages two Japan focused retail funds alongside Neil Edwards, and they say they adopt a contrarian value approach. Away from the office Stephen lists his main leisure interest as football.


The Fund's investment objective is to provide a high total return for a suitable long term appreciation of the investors capital. The Portfolio will invest predominantly in common stocks, ADRs and other equity securities. The Fund seeks long term gains by investing primarily in listed or traded shares (or related instruments) of issuers in Japan, or which derive a substantial part of their revenue from Japan. It may also invest in other asset classes, including debt securities, currencies, deposits and other funds and in other regions.

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Japan over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018
  • Rank 262/281 Total Return
  • Rank 176/281 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 94/281 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
175 Commonwealth Japan Fund JPY


176 Candriam Equities L Japan D Dis JPY


176 Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha Equity I JPY Acc JPY


178 Nikko AM Shenton Japan SGD JPY


178 Lazard Japon Couvert

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 16.7% -0.6% 3.6% 3.9% 9.1%
2016 5.7% -16.3% -12.3% 14.1% 26.2%
2015 12.9% 12.2% 9.6% -14.8% 7.7%
2014 7.7% -5.9% 4.8% 3.8% 5.3%
2013 64.6% 24.0% 14.0% 4.4% 11.5%
2012 17.1% 21.4% -15.3% -6.1% 21.2%
2011 -20.9% -3.2% -2.9% -11.2% -5.3%
2010 -13.1% -3.9% 11.9%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Chile
  4. Denmark
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Ireland
  9. Italy
  10. Liechtenstein
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Norway
  14. Portugal
  15. Singapore
  16. Spain
  17. Sweden
  18. Switzerland
  19. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date28/01/2010
  • Share Class size112,460Mn
  • Base currencyJPY
  • ISIN IE00B5649G90

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment5

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in JPY).