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Sean Lenihan

Sean Lenihan

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About Sean Lenihan

Sean Lenihan is CIO of Japan Equity at Goodhart. He has been an analyst and portfolio manager of Japanese small, mid and large cap equity portfolios for over twenty years. After spending five years working with Yasuda Trust and Banking in the late 1980s, Sean moved to Schroder Investment Management Japan, where he worked first as a large cap analyst before moving to focus on small and mid-cap portfolios as an analyst and portfolio manager. After seven years with Schroders, Sean joined Scudder Investments as the co-portfolio manager for all of Scudder’s Japanese equity portfolios. He subsequently became lead portfolio manager after Deutsche Asset Management’s acquisition of Scudder. Sean left Deutsche after four years to become a portfolio manager at Wellington Management. More recently he was a portfolio manager for Atlantis Investment Research Corporation, from where he sub-advised the Hanjo Fund for Goodhart. Sean joined Goodhart in January 2013. He is a graduate of Cambridge University with an MA in Economics and is a fluent Japanese speaker.

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Citywire Rating: A rated


  • ARated Plus in Apr 2017
  • MRated Plus in May 2017
  • JRated A in Jun 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2017
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2017
  • SRated A in Sep 2017
  • ORated AA in Oct 2017
  • NRated AA in Nov 2017
  • DRated AA in Dec 2017


  • JRated AA in Jan 2018
  • FRated AA in Feb 2018
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2018
  • ARated AA in Apr 2018
  • MRated AA in May 2018
  • JRated AA in Jun 2018
  • JRated AA in Jul 2018
  • ARated AA in Aug 2018
  • SRated AA in Sep 2018
  • ORated A in Oct 2018


Equity - Japan
over : 30/09/2015 - 30/09/2018
Rank 15/74 Equity - Japan
Manager Return
13 Tadao Minaguchi 49.4%
14 Makiko Hakozaki 48.3%
15 Sean Lenihan 47.3%
16 Ernst Glanzmann 44.6%
16 Reiko Mito 44.6%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -1.0% 2.4% 1.6%
2017 23.5% 7.0% 1.0% 6.4% 7.4%
2016 0.4% -8.5% -0.6% 5.8% 4.4%
2015 33.0% 22.6% 2.2% -7.9% 15.3%
2014 8.3% 6.1% -1.5%

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