tokyo

This time it is different

The “cosy relationships” between major companies in Japan is being broken up by a wave of corporate reform that will bring rewards for long-only investors. Timothy Griffen, portfolio manager for Lazard Asset Management, a 25 year veteran of Japanese investments who has made money in falling markets through shorting stocks, says Shinzo Abe’s three arrow […]
Investment Strategy

AMP’s Stephen Dunne seeks Asian partners

Last year AMP Capital’s managing director Stephen Dunne had a headache, albeit a pleasant one. From December 2010 Japan’s biggest publicly traded bank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, had made it clear to Dunne that if the two companies were going to have a relationship, the Tokyo-based company had to have a stake in AMP. But […]
Hedge Funds

Why a lucky country is beating the odds

The quality of Australian intellectual capital is very high, and is much valued both in industry and academic circles, particularly in the areas of finance and accounting. Australians are in high demand both on Wall Street and as PhD students in top US academic institutions.” Stephen Brown, David S Loeb Professor of Finance, NYU, in […]
Hedge Funds

Why a lucky country is beating the odds

The quality of Australian intellectual capital is very high, and is much valued both in industry and academic circles, particularly in the areas of finance and accounting. Australians are in high demand both on Wall Street and as PhD students in top US academic institutions.” Stephen Brown, David S Loeb Professor of Finance, NYU, in […]
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