Trustworthy and Experienced Leadership
Shigeto Kasahara, CFA, CMA
Lead Portfolio Manager
24Years of Industry
Mr. Kasahara, CFA, is the Lead Portfolio Manager of the Korea Equity Fund, Inc. at Nomura Asset Management Singapore Limited (“NAM-Singapore”). He joined Nomura in 1995 as an Economist and proceeded to advance his career throughout his tenure at NAM-Singapore. Mr. Kasahara graduated from Keio University (Japan) with a B.A. in Economics and went on to obtain his Masters in Finance & Investments from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.
Mr. Kasahara has managed portfolios at NAM-Singapore since 2004, however, his portfolio management career began in 2002 at Nomura Asset Management Hong Kong Limited. Mr. Kasahara is also the Chairman of Nomura Asset Management’s Pacific Basin ex Japan Stock Selection Committee.
Justin Jeongho Park
13Years of Industry
Mr. Park is a Portfolio Manager at NAM-Singapore. He is responsible for the investment strategy and portfolio management of Korea equity mandates. Mr. Park began his investment career in 2006 as an equity analyst at Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan) where he was responsible for equity research covering consumer electronics companies in Japan. In 2010, Mr. Park became a research analyst for Korean equities after moving to the Nomura Asset Management Korea office.
In 2012, Mr. Park joined the investment team at NAM-Singapore and became a Portfolio Manager for Korean equities. Mr. Park holds an MBA degree from Waseda University Business School in Japan, as well as a Masters in International Relations from the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom. He also has a bachelor’s degree from Korea University. Mr. Park is multilingual, and is a Certified Investment Manager holder (issued by the Korea Financial Investment Association).