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Ruth Nash

Ruth Nash

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About Ruth Nash

Ruth Nash was born in 1962 in Omagh, Northern Ireland. She studied French and German at the University of St Andrews and is currently based at JO Hambro Capital Management in London. Prior to joining JOHCM, Ruth held positions at Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Society, Royal Insurance, Prudential and British Steel Pension Fund. She is currently a contrarian stock picker in the Japanese mid cap universe. Outside of work, Ruth is a keen cyclist and enjoys attending the theatre.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated


  • JRated A in Jul 2012
  • ARated A in Aug 2012
  • SRated A in Sep 2012
  • ORated AA in Oct 2012
  • NRated AA in Nov 2012
  • DRated AA in Dec 2012


  • JRated AA in Jan 2013
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  • JRated AA in Jan 2014
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  • JRated AA in Jul 2014
  • ARated AA in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014
  • NRated A in Nov 2014
  • DRated A in Dec 2014


  • JRated A in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2015
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2015
  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JNot rated in Jul 2015
  • ANot rated in Aug 2015
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  • JNot rated in Jan 2018
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Equity - Japan
over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018
Rank 149/209 Equity - Japan
Manager Return
147 Valerio Schmitz-Esser 21.6%
148 Kieran Doyle 21.6%
149 Scott McGlashan 21.4%
149 Ruth Nash 21.4%
151 Yasuyuki Ochi 21.2%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 20.2% -1.5% 6.5% 4.2% 10.0%
2016 -0.9% -13.4% -12.1% 8.9% 19.5%
2015 5.2% 7.5% 4.4% -14.1% 9.2%
2014 8.0% -8.3% 6.3% 5.2% 5.3%
2013 6.4% 7.0% 9.9%

Related News

JOHCM veteran Nash hits out at ‘Japan bashers’

Country specialist says criticism over lack of entrepreneurial spirit is misguided with AI and consumer initiatives abounding.

Recession and reform: star managers on Japan’s biggest challenges

Citywire A-rated Taeko Setaishi and sector veteran Ruth Nash run the rule over Abe's stimulus efforts as the country slips back into recession.

Inflation uptick is going unnoticed, says Japan equity veteran

J O Hambro’s Ruth Nash believes the reality of inflation creeping back into markets is not being reflected in official figures.

Large-caps no longer ignoring shareholders, says Japan equity star

Citywire A-rated Ruth Nash believes a cultural change has taken place with Japan's biggest players now willing to dish out dividends.

JOHCM hires US equity team from Fidelity for new fund launch

The investment boutique said to Citywire Global that the new small and mid-cap US equity fund will be available to non-US investors via an OEIC, Ucits-compliant fund.

JOHCM Japan stars make 'highest ever' small cap bet

JO Hambro’s Ruth Nash and Scott McGlashan have increased domestic-facing plays to capitalise on further currency weakness.

Tax hike tactics: how Japanese companies are preparing

Citywire AA-rated Ruth Nash uses on-the-ground insights to uncover how consumption tax increases will affect investors.

JO Hambro to launch Japan dividend fund

Investment firm announces plans for new strategy set to be overseen by Citywire AA-rated duo Scott McGlashan and Ruth Nash.

JO Hambro duo makes biggest ever Japan small cap bet

Veteran investment duo takes significant overweight to smaller names in bid to capitalise on next ‘extraordinary’ growth phase.

JOHCM’s Japan stars: why Abenomics' third arrow is irrelevant

The over-emphasis on structural reform is blinding investors to the success of stimulus so far, say the Euro Stars AAA-rated duo.

Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.