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Brown Advisory opens Tokyo office

Asia, climate, China, industry, climate change, funds industry, Chinese, marketUK-based independent investment firm Brown Advisory has expanded its Japanese presence with a new office in Tokyo. The office will be led by Toshiyuki Murasawa, a financial services veteran with 25 years of experience who has been appointed as head of Japan distribution, reporting to Walter Beckett, head of Asia Pacific at Brown Advisory.   Murasawa joins from Credit Suisse Asset Management, where he was an asset management director in its Tokyo office. According to the firm, the decision to open its first Japanese office comes on the back of a “decade of growth and inflows from the Apac region”. In terms of Japan specifically, Brown started working with Japanese clients in 2009 and has won equity mandates in Japan for two of its US-focused equity funds. It currently partners with two Japanese asset managers, Nissay Asset Management and Asset Management One, on two of its equity strategies. ©2023 funds global asia

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