Quick Stats

Bid Price - Offer Price -
Mid Price GBX 162.50 Day Change GBX -0.40 (-0.25%)
Price Date 18 Oct 2017 Crown Rating 3
Shares Class Inc. Yield 0.81 %
Total Expense Ratio 0.00 Fund Size 2,067,183,500.00
Launch Date 29/11/1999 Standard Initial Charge (%) 5.00
Currency GBX ISA Eligible Yes
Annual Management Charge (%) 1.50 Sector IMA UK Equity Income
Min Investment (£) 500,000.00 Total Expense Ratio (%) 0.00
ISIN GB00B0119933 Min TopUp (£) 250.00

Fund Objective

Man GLG Japan CoreAlpha Fund aims to achieve capital growth through investing primarily in the quoted securities of companies operating in Japan.

Fund Managers

Jeff Atherton
Jeff is a Senior Portfolio Manager to the Japan CoreAlpha team. He has a BA in Economics from the University of Sheffield. Jeff started his career at Sun Life of Canada in 1987 and has been managing Japanese funds for over 20 years. He has held senior positions at Insight Investment, SGAM, TCW and Equitable Life. Most recently Jeff spent 5 years at Stratton Street Capital LLP where he was a partner and co-manager of their Japanese hedge fund strategies. Jeff joined GLG in March 2011.
Stephen Harker
Stephen Harker is Head of Japanese Equities and leads the Japan CoreAlpha team. He has a BA in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Warwick and an MA in Economics of Finance from the University of Sheffield. Stephen has over 35 years of industry experience, and has concentrated on the Japanese equity market since April 1984. After a decade managing the Prudential Japanese Trust, he joined TCW London International in 1994. TCW was acquired in 2001 by Société Générale Asset Management (SGAM); SGAM UK was acquired by GLG Partners LP in April 2009; and GLG was in turn acquired by Man Group plc in October 2010. In January 2006, Stephen and the Japan equity team created the Japan CoreAlpha strategy which has grown into an industry leading large cap Japanese equity product.
Neil Edwards
Neil is Director and Senior Portfolio Manager to the Japan CoreAlpha team. He has a BA in Economics and an MA in Economics of Money and Finance from the University of Sheffield. He worked as an investment analyst before taking positions In UK equity fund management at CIS Insurance, Halifax Fund Management and Nestle for a total of 15 years. At Halifax he also spent five years managing international bonds and derivatives and a period covering the Japanese equity market. He joined Société Générale Asset Management in February 2005, working with the Japanese equity team and is now an employee of GLG Partners following the acquisition of SGAM UK in April 2009.
Adrian Edwards
Adrian has a BSc in Business Information Systems from Anglia Ruskin University and is a CFA charter holder. Adrian began his career in fund management at Stratton Street Capital LLP in January 2006 where he rose to the position of Assistant Fund Manager on the firm’s Japanese and Asian synthetic warrant and Japanese equity hedge fund strategies. Adrian joined Man GLG (‘GLG’) in June 2014.