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Joël Le Saux

Joël Le Saux

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About Joël Le Saux

Joël Le Saux is the portfolio manager of Oyster Japan Opportunities since February 2013. Joël is a seasoned investor in Japanese equities with two decades of experience. Prior to SYZ Asset Management, he managed funds at Lazard and Credit Suisse Asset Management. His investment style is based on active stock picking driven by valuations. The fund’s sector and style allocations are balanced versus the Japanese broad market, the only way to weather all market conditions according to Joël.

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Citywire Rating: + rated


  • ARated Plus in Aug 2015
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2015
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2015
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2015
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2015


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2016
  • FRated A in Feb 2016
  • MRated A in Mar 2016
  • ARated A in Apr 2016
  • MRated AA in May 2016
  • JRated A in Jun 2016
  • JRated AA in Jul 2016
  • ARated A in Aug 2016
  • SRated A in Sep 2016
  • ORated A in Oct 2016
  • NRated A in Nov 2016
  • DRated AA in Dec 2016


  • JRated AA in Jan 2017
  • FRated AA in Feb 2017
  • MRated AA in Mar 2017
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2017
  • MRated AA in May 2017
  • JRated AA in Jun 2017
  • JRated AA in Jul 2017
  • ARated AA in Aug 2017
  • SRated AA in Sep 2017
  • ORated AA in Oct 2017
  • NRated A in Nov 2017
  • DRated AA in Dec 2017


  • JRated A in Jan 2018
  • FRated A in Feb 2018
  • MRated A in Mar 2018
  • ARated A in Apr 2018
  • MRated A in May 2018
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2018
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2018
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2018
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2018


Equity - Japan
over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018
Rank 78/114 Equity - Japan
Manager Return
77 Daiji Ozawa 8.6%
78 Joël Le Saux 8.4%
79 Paul Chesson 8.3%
79 Tony Roberts 8.3%
79 Richard Rodigari 8.3%
79 Jacky Martigny 8.3%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.6% 4.1%
2017 6.5% 4.7% -3.0% 0.6% 4.2%
2016 10.5% -7.1% 4.8% 5.9% 7.0%
2015 32.4% 25.8% 2.4% -8.2% 11.9%
2014 8.1% -5.3% 9.1% 5.1% -0.4%
2013 -1.8%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.