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Melchior Japan Advantage

Ranked 36 out of 84 in - Japan over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP

Managed by

Fumio Matsumoto

Fumio Matsumoto is a fund manager at Dalton Strategic Partnership having joined the group from T & D Asset Management in 2014. Matsumoto joined T & D Asset Management from Mizuho Securities in 2006, where he worked as an analyst in both Japanese equities and value strategies. Matsumoto was born in Kurashiki City, and studied Business Administration at Hosei University.


Capital appreciation through selective investment in Japanese equities through a combination of top down sector allocation and bottom up stock selection producing a value biased, diversified portfolio of predominantly large cap companies.


Japan over : 31/07/2014 - 31/07/2015

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2015 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2015 12.0% 2.2%
2014 0.0% -7.5% 3.7% 2.7% 1.6%
2013 27.1% 17.5% 5.5% 2.3% 0.2%
2012 0.2% 6.3% -4.7% -5.4% 4.5%
2011 -15.4% -8.1% 1.5% -5.8% -3.7%
2010 20.0% 14.4% -9.6% 0.7% 15.2%
2009 -2.5% -14.8% 6.6% 9.2% -1.7%
2008 7.3% -5.1% 4.8% -9.7% 19.4%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Toyota Motor Corp ORD 7.03
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc ORD 4.22
Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc ORD 3.69
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp ORD 3.68
Honda Motor Co Ltd ORD 3.66
SoftBank Group Corp ORD 2.89
Nomura Topix Linked Listed Investment 2.86
Hitachi Ltd ORD 2.86
Mizuho Financial Group Inc ORD 2.85
Toshiba Corp ORD 2.48

Registered For Sale In

  1. Germany
  2. Switzerland
  3. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date12/12/2007
  • Share Class size03Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B29QHJ03

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment10,000
  • Min. additional investment0


  • Annual management2.2%
  • Initial investment0

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP).