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Investment Team – Evarich Asset Management

Yutaka Uda

Portfolio Manager

Yutaka Uda has been the President and CIO of Evarich Asset Management since its establishment in 2002. He has over 40 years’ experience in the Japanese market having commenced his career in finance at Nikko Securities as an Analyst in 1971.

In 1985 Yutaka moved to Baring Asset Management where he was the Portfolio Manager of Japanese equities and in 1988 appointed as Director in charge of Far Eastern markets. In 2000 Yutaka became the Managing Director and CIO of Nikko Asset Management, leaving in 2002 to establish Evarich Asset Management. Yutaka is a graduate of Tokyo University.

Maiko Uda

ASSISTANT PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Maiko joined Evarich Asset Management in July 2009. From 2005 until 2009 Maiko worked for Fidelity Investment as a Research Analyst covering the automobiles and real estate sectors. Maiko is a graduate from Keio University and holds an MBA from Stanford University. Prior to her study in Stanford, Maiko also worked as an announcer in New York and Tokyo, as well as being a sports caster and news anchor for the Fuji Television Network, Inc.

Yumiko Akabane

INVESTMENT SUPPORT

Yumiko joined Evarich Asset Management in April 2005. From 2000 to 2005, Yumiko held various positions in the fund department of Invesco Asset Management, worked as a research assistant with Yutaka Uda at Baring Asset Management in Tokyo from 1998 to 2000 and worked for Jardine Fleming in the bond and fund management department between 1988 and 1993. Yumiko is a graduate from Keio University.

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All investments involve a degree of risk. You should be aware that past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance. The price of investments and income from them can fall as well as rise and may be affected by exchange rate movements between currencies. An investor may not get back the original amount invested. Any information relating to taxation is that currently available and may be subject to change. If you are in doubt about the suitability of an investment, please contact your financial adviser. Shares in the Fund should only be purchased by persons with professional experience and investors should refer to the Fund Prospectus and/or KIID for detailed information about potential risks involved before investing in financial instruments as well as the latest half-yearly report and unaudited accounts and/or annual report and audited accounts. The Prospectus for each Fund is available from the website or from E.I. Sturdza Strategic Management Limited on request. For Swiss investors, copies of the Prospectus, KIID, articles of association, annual and semi-annual reports may be obtained free of charge at the seat of the Swiss representative and Swiss Paying Agent: Banque Eric Sturdza SA, Rue du Rhône 112, P.O. Box 3024, CH-1211 Geneva 3. By continuing, you confirm that you have read and understood this information and acknowledge the importance of reading the risk warnings within the Prospectus before investing.