General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 7, 2013

A Multipronged Approach to Investing in Asian Equities

Nomoto, Daisuke
Daisuke Nomoto is a Senior Portfolio Manager on the International Equity team at Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC. Mr. Nomoto joined Columbia Management Group (“CMG”) in 2005 as a Senior Analyst and was promoted to a Portfolio Manager in 2006. He transitioned to Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC, as part of its acquisition of the long-term asset management business of CMG from Bank of America. Mr. Nomoto has been a member of the investment community since 1993. Prior to joining CMG, Mr. Nomoto worked as an Equity Analyst at Putnam Investments. Previously, he held a variety of positions for Nippon Life Insurance, including four years as a Senior Portfolio Manager and Equity Analyst at Nissay Asset Management, Tokyo, and five years as an Equity Analyst with NLI International. Mr. Nomoto received a B.A. from Shiga University, Japan. He is a chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan. Profile
TWST: What is the general investment philosophy you use to manage your Asia Pacific Fund?

Mr. Nomoto: Let me start from what Columbia Pacific Fund is. Columbia Pacific/Asia Fund is