Ken Maeda was born in 1969 and graduated from Waseda University in Tokyo with a BA in economics. He started his investment career upon joining Nomura Securities as a sales representative in 1993. Ken joined Nomura Human Resources in 1996 where he undertook an investment manager training programme. In 1997 he joined Nomura Asset Management where he was a Japanese equity fund manager, and then joined Schroders in 2001 where he is currently managing Japanese equity portfolios. Ken has been managing funds for over 13 years and is a member of the Association of Certified International Investment Analysts (CIIA) and a Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan. Ken is also a CFA Charterholder.
The Fund invests at least two-thirds of its assets in equity and equity related securities of Japanese companies. The Fund seeks to identify and invest in undervalued stocks by estimating their fair value based on predicted returns over the medium to long term. As the Fund is index-unconstrained it is managed without reference to an index.
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