Press Release: Daiwa SB Investments launches Japan Equity Sustainable Dividend UCITS Fund

23 Feb, 2018

Daiwa SB Investments launches Japan Equity Sustainable Dividend UCITS Fund

Daiwa SB Investments (‘DSBI’) has launched one of its long-standing all cap Japanese equity strategies in Europe. The Luxembourg domiciled DSBI Japan Equity Sustainable Dividend UCITS Fund is managed by award-winning Lead Portfolio Manager, Seiji IWAMA. The strategy has been in existence since 2013 on a segregated basis and has so far added circa 24% p.a. in absolute terms (to 31 December 2017).  “We have launched the fund on the back of a very strong track record and superb downside protection that the strategy offers”, Yuhki King, Head of Business Development and Client Relations of DSBI (UK) said.

“The fundamental, bottom up strategy invests in quality companies with low risk of dividend cuts. Given the growing interest in corporate governance in Japan, the universe of attractive stocks with dividend sustainability is expanding.”

The strategy has been ranked in the top position for the Japanese Equity – All Cap (YEN) by CAMRADATA’s IQ Scores as at 31 December 2017.