Hennessy Japan Small Cap Fund (HJSIX)

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Tadahiro Fujimura, CFA, CMA

Portfolio Manager

Tad joined SPARX Asset Management in 1999 and has been a portfolio manager of the Hennessy Japan Small Cap Fund since its inception. He acts as head of Traditional Strategies at SPARX and is responsible for overseeing Japanese mid- and small-cap strategies. Prior to joining SPARX, he was chief portfolio manager of the small cap investment team at Nikko Investment Trust & Management (currently Nikko Asset Management).

Tad received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Tsukuba University and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.




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Tetsuya Hirano, CMA

Portfolio Manager

Tetsuya Hirano has been a Portfolio Manager of the Hennessy Japan Small Cap Fund since 2015 and has been a research analyst and portfolio manager with SPARX since 2006. Tetsuya served as a Portfolio Manager of the Japan Fund from 2010 to 2012. Prior to joining SPARX, he worked at Nikko Asset Management as a member of the Japanese equity investment team, an equity fund manager and international equity trader.

Tetsuya received a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Rikkyo University and an MBA from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.