Japanese dividends in focus of Ruth Nash of JOHCM at Nordic Summit
Ruth Nash, senior fund manager on the JOHCM Japan Dividend Growth and JOHCM Japan funds from JO Hambro, is outlining her expectations of dividends from Japanese companies in future, when she takes part in the upcoming Nordic Summit Stockholm 2018.
The event takes place at the Grand Hotel over 12-13 March, including boardroom sessions, lunches and a diner with keynote for participating delegates.
Nash, and co-manager Scott McGlashan, target Japan’s growing dividend culture with a fund that incorporates a blend of dividend growth and dividend yield and taps into increased demand from Japanese institutional and retail investors for higher-yielding equities.
Nash has 32 years’ industry experience and joined JO Hambro in April 2005. She started her career at Coopers and Lybrand in Edinburgh in 1985, before joining Scottish Equitable Life Assurance’s Japan desk as an analyst. She then joined Royal Insurance as a fund manager. In 1996, she joined Prudential Portfolio Managers as a fund manager and in May 1999 was recruited to manage the Japanese portfolio of the British Steel Pension Fund. She Joined JOHCM in 2005. she holds an MA (Hons) in French/German from the University of St Andrews.