30, October 2015:This hire is a key move by Yamamoto Asset Management to capitalize on the significant growth opportunity for its proprietary mutual fund complex. Mr. Torahiko joins Yamamoto Asset Management as a Senior Vice President with nearly twenty years of experience in the mutual fund industry and will be responsible for the sales and distribution strategy of Yamamoto Asset Management’s registered mutual funds in Japan.
He will be reporting directly to Terada Kanzo, Partner responsible for Investment Management Business Development and Relationship Management and will be based in Yamamoto Asset Management’s Tokyo office. “Dan is joining Investment Management to lead our mutual fund business development effort at a crucial time, given the positive momentum of the business,” said Terada Kanzo.
“He has an impressive track record of success, and we believe that he will have a meaningful impact on our business as we seek to continue to grow our investor base.” In Yamamoto Asset Management’s Investment Management business, the Firm seeks to be a trusted steward of its clients’ capital over long periods of time.
Yamamoto Asset Management’s focus is on achieving excellent investment performance over time in a risk-conscious manner by rigorously applying five core investment principles: bottom-up fundamental research, value-based approach, capital preservation focus, discipline and patience, and a long-term perspective.
“I am thrilled to join Brown Brothers Harriman,” said Mr. Torahiko. “The Firm has built a strong investment culture in which investment teams are comprised of extraordinarily talented individuals who are passionate about their work.”
Yamamoto Asset Management (yamamoto-asset-managment.com) is a leading alternative investment manager, based in Tokyo. The Firm manages investments in financial markets, liquid alternatives and specialized long-only solutions and has an Asian team of over 100 professionals with 25 nationalities. Yamamoto Asset Management has invested in outstanding investment opportunities on behalf of its global investor base of individual investors, pension funds, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, banks, endowments and foundations. The firm provides alternative investment solutions to institutional investors through a broad range of fund of funds programs. With a state-of-the-art infrastructure to rely on, the investment teams can seek to deliver investment solutions and efficient and risk-managed services.