Firms Bring Asset Allocation Product to Japan

November 6, 2009 ( - AlphaEngine Global Investment Solutions, LLC and Mcube Japan have launched the Japanese SMART Rebalancing/SMART Daikoku program, the firms have announced.

A news release said the new Japanese product is an expansion of a U.S. product offering dynamic asset allocation to institutional clients such as pension funds and endowments.

“This program allows pension funds to continue to focus on manager selection while allowing us to assist them with dynamic asset allocation,” said Masakazu Arikawa, president and resident director of Mcube Japan, in the announcement. “We are fortunate to have the support of many innovative Japanese pension funds that tracked our performance on a paper basis and realized the value that such a program can have on helping them achieve target returns, while managing risks in difficult markets as in 2008.”

AlphaEngine Global Investment Solutions, LLC, is headquartered in Plano, Texas. It’s parent company, Mcube Investment Technologies, LLC, services a global client base through asset management product and technologies with clients located in Canada, Europe, Japan, and the United States.

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