General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> January 10, 2013

Taking a Longer-Term Approach to Asia Pacific Investing

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: Can you start off by introducing us to Columbia Pacific/Asia Fund?

Mr. Nomoto: The Columbia Pacific/Asia Fund is benchmarked against the MSCI All Country Asia Pacific Index, which