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Sean Lenihan

Sean Lenihan

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About Sean Lenihan

Sean Lenihan is CIO of Japan Equity at Goodhart. He has been an analyst and portfolio manager of Japanese small, mid and large cap equity portfolios for over twenty years. After spending five years working with Yasuda Trust and Banking in the late 1980s, Sean moved to Schroder Investment Management Japan, where he worked first as a large cap analyst before moving to focus on small and mid-cap portfolios as an analyst and portfolio manager. After seven years with Schroders, Sean joined Scudder Investments as the co-portfolio manager for all of Scudder’s Japanese equity portfolios. He subsequently became lead portfolio manager after Deutsche Asset Management’s acquisition of Scudder. Sean left Deutsche after four years to become a portfolio manager at Wellington Management. More recently he was a portfolio manager for Atlantis Investment Research Corporation, from where he sub-advised the Hanjo Fund for Goodhart. Sean joined Goodhart in January 2013. He is a graduate of Cambridge University with an MA in Economics and is a fluent Japanese speaker.

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Citywire Rating: AA rated


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


  • JRated AA in Jan 2018


Equity - Japan
over : 31/12/2016 - 31/12/2017
Rank 3/106 Equity - Japan
Manager Return
1 Jonathan Dobson 25.7%
2 Nicholas Price 23.9%
3 Sean Lenihan 23.5%
4 Yasuaki Kinoshita 23.0%
5 Daiji Ozawa 21.8%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 23.5% 7.0% 1.0% 6.4% 7.4%
2016 0.4% -8.5% -0.6% 5.8% 4.4%
2015 33.0% 22.6% 2.2% -7.9% 15.3%
2014 8.3% 6.1% -1.5%
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.