Paul Kirkby is lead manager of our Japan equity long/short strategy. He is supported by portfolio managers Paul Smith and Christopher Taylor who are highly experienced Japan equity managers in their own right.
Martin Currie have been managing Japan long/short equities since 2000. On 31 December 2015, we acquired the assets and business of PK Investment Management LLP. At the same time Paul Kirkby, Paul Smith and Christopher Taylor joined the firm to manage our new and enhanced Japan long/short proposition. Together they have over 100 years’ experience managing Japanese equities through many market cycles.
Paul and team are responsible for stock research, idea generation and analysis and the management of client portfolios. Portfolio construction is also the responsibility of Paul and the team.