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Audience

Literature

  • M&G Japan Smaller Companies Fund - GBP - A Inc - Costs and charges illustration PDF
  • M&G Japan Smaller Companies Fund - Annual Short Report PDF
  • M&G Japan Smaller Companies Fund - Interim Short Report PDF
  • M&G Investment Funds (1) - Annual Long Report PDF
  • M&G Investment Funds (1) - Prospectus PDF

Fund team

Fund manager tenure from 20/09/2019
Carl Vine was appointed fund manager of M&G Japan Fund and M&G Japan Smaller Companies Fund in September 2019 after joining M&G as Co-Head of Asian Investment, with 22 years of investment experience. In December 2019, he was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Asian Fund. Carl co-founded Oxford-based Port Meadow Capital Management, a boutique investment firm, in 2014. Prior to that, he worked as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for SAC Capital Advisors in Hong Kong and was the Asian-based member of their global investment committee. Before that, Carl was a Managing Director at UBS in Hong Kong, where he invested proprietary capital across Asia and Japan, and a Principal for TPG-Axon Capital. He began his career with Prudential Portfolio Managers in London, before relocating to Tokyo to open Prudential’s Japan office. Carl holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from Oxford University.
David Perrett was appointed deputy fund manager of M&G Japan Fund and M&G Japan Smaller Companies Fund in September 2019, after joining M&G as Co-Head of Asian Investment with 28 years of investment experience. In December 2019, David was appointed fund manager of the M&G Asian Fund. He was previously with Oxford-based Port Meadow Capital Management, a boutique investment firm he co-founded with Carl Vine in 2014. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with UBS, specialising in investing capital across the Asia Pacific region and was based in Hong Kong. David also served as Chief Investment Officer, Life and Institutional for Prudential Asset Management (Hong Kong), having begun his career with Prudential (London) in 1991. David holds a Bachelor of Science, Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master of Science from the University of London.
Sunny Romo is the investment specialist covering Japanese equities and the Value range. She joined M&G in June 2018 from Insight Investment, where she looked after their institutional relationships with Japanese investors. Prior to that, Sunny spent nine years at Asset Management One as an equities trader, and later as senior relationship manager for EMEA clients. Sunny is a committee member of the Pension and Lifetime Savings Central London Group. She is fluent in English, Japanese and Mandarin Chinese. Sunny graduated from the University of Reading with a BA in International Relations and Economics. She is a CAIA charter holder and holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).

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