General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> June 12, 2020

Using a Long-Term Focused Approach to Invest in Japan

Takeda, Masakazu
Masakazu Takeda, CFA, CMA, is a Portfolio Manager for SPARX Asset Management Co., Ltd., subadviser to the Hennessy Japan Fund, and he has managed the fund since 2006. Prior to joining SPARX in 1999, Mr. Takeda was employed by the Long Term Credit Bank of Japan — currently Shinsei Bank — and LTCB Warburg, now UBS Securities. Mr. Takeda received a B.S. in liberal arts from International Christian University, and he is a CFA charterholder and a chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan. Profile
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TWST: What is your near-term outlook in regard to the Hennessy Japan Fund and also the overall Japanese stock market as far as the impact of the