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Polar Capital Japan JPY

Managed by

James Salter

James Salter was born in London in 1965. He attended the University of Reading and the University of London where he studied Classics and Anthropology respectively. James began his career at F&C where he was assistant fund manager before joining Martin Currie as a director and fund manager for their Japanese funds. He later joined Schroders, and was senior fund manger for the Schroder Japan Growth Fund. He established the Japanese franchise at Bonfield Asset Management before he transferred to Polar Capital in 2001. James has over 19 years of investment experience and has helped establish the Japanese team at Polar Capital. He is a member of the CFA institute. Outside of fund management, James's interests include open water swimming and spending time with his family.


The Fund's investment objective is to achieve long term capital growth through investment in shares of companies listed in Japan. Other Japanese related investments may also be included and the Fund may hold cash as deemed appropriate.

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Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc ORD 4.76%
Toyota Motor Corp ORD 4.37%
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ORD 3.68%
Sekisui Chemical Co Ltd ORD 2.58%
JAFCO Co Ltd ORD 2.30%
Alpine Electronics Inc ORD 2.28%
Toray Industries Inc ORD 2.13%
Hitachi Chemical Co Ltd ORD 2.07%
Arata Corp ORD 1.93%
QB Net Holdings Co Ltd ORD 1.89%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Finland
  5. France
  6. Germany
  7. Guernsey
  8. Ireland
  9. Italy
  10. Jersey
  11. Luxembourg
  12. Netherlands
  13. Norway
  14. Spain
  15. Sweden
  16. Switzerland
  17. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date19/10/2001
  • Share Class size573,321Mn
  • Base currencyJPY
  • ISIN IE0030972586

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment0
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.50%

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