Fumio Matsumo is a fund manager and analyst at T & D Asset Management. Matsumo joined the firm from Mizuho Securities in 2006, where he worked as an analyst in both Japanese equities and value strategies. Matsumo runs the all-cap Metzler Japanese Equity fund with an emphasis on value-based investments and believes his fund thrives in a market environment which is driven by corporate earnings. He was born in Kurashiki City, and studied Business Administration at Hosei University.
The fund invests mainly in Japanese Equities. The fund company follows the Bottom-up- Value approach. The equity selection is based on a Value-Score-Model, where all company data and prognosis are equally taken into consideration.