Launches & Closures

New Epic Partners fund targets Japanese small caps


Yuichi Ishii

Epic Partners Investments has launched a JPY3.48 billion ($42.7 million) Japan long/short strategy focused on small and mid-cap stocks with a market value below $2 billion and also listed index futures.

Resolution of Japan Fund uses quantitative and fundamental bottom-up analysis to identify companies that are overlooked or expecting a major correction in valuation. It is aimed at capturing opportunities caused by mispricing, which are prone to companies with market caps under $1 billion, as they are typically out of the radar of analysts, according to the firm.

Launched on 1 February, the