Gartmore beats Japan blues through growth


Gartmore Investment Management’s Japan funds have seen good inflows this year with total assets growing back above $750 million, as investors look for well experienced, established hedge fund houses with alpha-generating capabilities across market cycles in Asia.

John Stewart

“Investors mostly allocate to Asia with a beta mindset and we have often been penalised for being a Japan manager – a market that investors have been bearish on for almost 10 years,” says John Stewart, Gartmore’s Tokyo-based star portfolio manager.

“What I say to them is that we are true alpha generators – it