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Nomura Alpha Japan Long Short A EUR

Ranked 34 out of 178 in - Long/Short Equity over 3 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Masahiro Umeki

Masahiro Umeki is the manager of the Nomura Alpha Japan Long Short fund at Alpha Japan Asset Advisors Ltd. He has more than 20 years’ experience in Japanese equities, having previously founded J-Wellness Investment, launching and managing the J-Wellness equity long short fund over seven years. Prior to that, he spent 10 years as a fund manager at Nikko Asset Management, personally overseeing a combined $10 billion for domestic and foreign pension and corporate funds. Umeki started his career at Kokusai Investment Trust Management after graduating from Keio University with a BA in economics. He is a CMA (Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan).


The investment objective of the Portfolio is to provide Shareholders of each Class with a return linked to the performance of a portfolio of long and short positions in Japanese equities and Japanese equities indices. The Portfolio will seek to achieve this objective by providing Shareholders with a return that will be obtained by aiming to achieve 100% exposure to the performance of the Alpha Portfolio. The Alpha Portfolio seeks to generate returns through long and synthetic short positions selected from a broad universe of Japanese equities and Japanese equity indices.

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Long/Short Equity over : 31/12/2017 - 31/03/2018
  • Rank 34/178 Total Return
  • Rank 33/178 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 16/178 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Risk
31 Quantology Smart I EUR


32 Melchior Sel Trust European Absolute Ret I1 EUR


33 Nomura Alpha Japan Long Short A EUR EUR


34 Smith & Williamson Enterprise F EUR


35 Prosper Stars & Stripes P EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.9%
2017 14.0% 3.7% 2.2% 3.0% 4.4%
2016 -0.4% -1.1% -3.4% 0.5% 3.8%
2015 -0.2% 3.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. Ireland
  3. Italy
  4. Spain
  5. Switzerland
  6. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date10/01/2013
  • Share Class size10Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN IE00B70DMB28

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management2.00%
  • Initial investment2

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