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Notice regarding the J-Money Fund Awards
April 28, 2017

Our Highly Selective Japan Mid/Small-Cap Equity Fund, which is managed by our investment team led by Koki Okahashi, head of our Equity Investment Management, came in first place in both the One-Year Japanese Equity/Small-Cap and Five-Year Japanese Equity/Small-Cap categories of the J-Money Fund Awards 2016.

The J-Money Fund Awards recognize funds that have performed exceptionally well in the following six categories among some 400 Japanese equity funds for institutional investors in accordance with data on funds as provided by eVestment:

  • One-Year and Five-Year Japanese Equity/All Cap;
  • One-Year and Five-Year Japanese Equity/Large Cap;
  • One-Year and Five-Year Japanese Equity/Small Cap.

Our Highly Selective Japan Mid/Small-Cap Equity Fund won two awards by achieving the best results among all eligible funds across both one-year and five-year time frames in the Japanese Equity/small-cap category. This fund also achieved the best results of both one-year and five-year time frames among all eligible funds in all categories (inclusive of the all-cap and large-cap categories).

Founded in 1986 as a Japanese-language Euromoney publication, J-Money is a specialized magazine with a history of serving financial professionals and is read regularly by approximately 11,000 financial experts working for institutional investors, pension funds, securities firms, banks, and more. eVestment's fund data service tracks over 65,000 funds for institutional investors worldwide and is relied upon by many investors in Japan as a database of funds that is highly trusted around the globe.


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