Man GLG launches long/short Japan equity fund

Japan Equity Alternative UCITS

James Baxter-Derrington
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The Japan Equity Alternative fund will take a market-neutral, long-short investment approach
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The Japan Equity Alternative fund will take a market-neutral, long-short investment approach

Man GLG has announced the launch of a Japanese equity alternative fund to be managed by Jeremy Reifer, supported by Tokyo-based analyst Joji Nakura.

The Man GLG Japan Equity Alternative fund will take a market-neutral, long-short investment approach, targeting multiple sectors in Japan, particularly across mid-cap stocks. It will hold about 75 positions at any time and look to a medium-term investment horizon. Andrew Swan to lead Man GLG Asian ex-Japan equities Reifer joined the firm in 2016 to manage a Japan long-short book within the Man GLG European Long Short strategy and contributes over 15 years' of experience in Japanese equities, based in New York. He is supported by Nakura, who brings over five years' experience in tradin...

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