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Richard Kaye

Richard Kaye

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About Richard Kaye

Richard Kaye joined Comgest in 2009 as an analyst and portfolio manager, bringing with him a wealth of experience in Japanese equities. Upon joining Comgest, he became co‐lead manager of the Comgest Japan and Comgest Growth Japan funds. Starting his career in 1994 as an analyst with the Industrial Bank of Japan, Richard joined Merrill Lynch in the same role in 1996. In 2005 he moved to the Wellington Management Company in Boston as a portfolio manager of Japanese TMT stocks. Richard graduated from Oxford University where he majored in oriental studies.

Runs institutional money

Are you Richard Kaye?

Citywire Rating: AA rated

2012

  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FNot rated in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MNot rated in May 2013
  • JNot rated in Jun 2013
  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated A in Feb 2014
  • MRated AA in Mar 2014
  • ARated AA in Apr 2014
  • MRated A in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SNot rated in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2014
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015
  • ARated A in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JRated A in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2015
  • ORated A in Oct 2015
  • NRated A in Nov 2015
  • DRated AA in Dec 2015

2016

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

2017

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

2018

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

Performance

Equity - Japan
over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018
Rank 5/114 Equity - Japan
Manager Return
5 Chantana Ward 24.7%
5 Richard Kaye 24.7%
5 Makoto Egami 24.7%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 6.1% 3.1%
2017 21.0% 6.4% 0.2% 3.3% 9.9%
2016 6.5% -1.2% 9.6% -0.4% -1.3%
2015 33.1% 30.5% -1.4% -9.4% 14.2%
2014 13.7% -0.8% 5.8% 6.2% 2.2%
2013 1.7%

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Abenomics at a crossroads: where Japan goes next

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