Japan veteran Pulsford up and running with $1 billion Eikoh after DB spin-out

Fri Jun 22, 2012

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Highly-rated Japan long/short equity manager James Pulsford and his team are off to a solid start with their newly-independent London-based Eikoh Research Investment Management.

Eikoh span out of Deutsche Bank’s asset management arm at the start of March after a year of preparation, taking the DB Equilibria Japan fund that Pulsford and co-manager Sara Gardiner-Hill have run for 10 years – as well as some managed accounts and long-only mandates.

The DB Equilibria Japan strategy is one of the longest-running and best-performing funds in a Japan long/short equity hedge fund universe that has been much reduced in recent years, dating back to inception in May 2002.

Over the past decade, it has generated an annualised return of some 8.2% against a total return on Japan’s TOPIX index...

ISSN: 2151-1845 / CDC10004H

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