Mattia Ciancaleoni of Citigroup Global Markets Japan grabbed the spotlight in the July AlphaStars competition from other fund managers not only in Japan but across the region with a 16.11% outperformance against the MSCI Japan Index. The competition is sponsored by FactSet.
Ciancaleoni also earned distinction as the best long stock picker and having made the best single stock pick in the country during the period.
Seijiro Takeshita of Mizuho Securities was a distant second with a 9.28% outperfomance against the Japanese benchmark. Shreenivas Kunte of Citigroup Global Markets was third with 6.68% outperformance against the index.