WORLDWIDE ASIA EX JAPAN FUNDWORLDWIDE ASIA EX JAPAN FUND
The Worldwide Asia Ex Japan Fund aims to produce returns comprising capital growth over the long term through investment primarily in equity securities in Asia (excluding Japan). It is not proposed to concentrate investments in any one country, market or sector.
Recovering from Covid-19 may come to be seen as a turning point for Asia’s rising economies, writes Ewan Markson-Brown, investment manager in the Emerging Markets Team.November 2020
Japan’s Software Disruptors.
How does a company de-age? Jared Anderson thinks about how Japanese companies are changing their working practices to meet modern expectations.July 2020
How do we do what we do?
Three decades into running dedicated Asian ex Japan portfolios, what is it that we can see that the market does not? We explain how our investment approach – the search for fat tails – allows us to exploit persistent market inefficiencies to the benefit of our clients.May 2020
It's Time to Look East.
First to emerge from the coronavirus pandemic, the Asia ex Japan region is in robust health and its innovative companies are thriving. Roderick Snell surveys the Asian landscape and argues that Asia is where to look for superior long-term growth.May 2020
Asia ex Japan Strategy – Manager Insights.
Roderick Snell, investment manager of the Asia ex Japan strategy, gives an update on the portfolio and explains why he believes it’s time to look East.
Ewan Markson-Brown - Investment Manager
Ewan is an Investment Manager in the Emerging Markets Equity Team. He has co-managed the Pacific Fund since May 2014 and has managed Pacific Horizon Investment Trust PLC since March 2014. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford in 2013, Ewan was a Senior Vice President in Emerging Markets at PIMCO. He previously worked at Newton for five years, most recently as Lead Portfolio Manager on an Asia Pacific Equity Strategy, as well as segregated Asian income and Japanese Equities Strategies. Ewan also previously worked for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers as a Portfolio Manager in the Asia-Pacific region for six years. He graduated MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of Oxford in 2000.
Roderick Snell - Investment Manager
Roderick joined Baillie Gifford in 2006 and is an Investment Manager in the Emerging Markets Equity Team. He previously worked in the UK and European Equity Teams and has managed the Baillie Gifford Pacific Fund since 2010. Roderick graduated BSc (Hons) in Medical Biology from the University of Edinburgh in 2006.
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