Carl Vine was appointed fund manager of M&G (Lux) Japan Fund and M&G (Lux) Japan Smaller Companies Fund in September 2019 after joining M&G as Co-Head of Asian Investment, with 22 years of investment experience. In December 2019, he was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G (Lux) Asian Fund. Carl co-founded Oxford-based Port Meadow Capital Management, a boutique investment firm, in 2014. Prior to that, he worked as a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for SAC Capital Advisors in Hong Kong and was the Asian-based member of their global investment committee. Before that, Carl was a Managing Director at UBS in Hong Kong, where he invested proprietary capital across Asia and Japan, and a Principal for TPG-Axon Capital. He began his career with Prudential Portfolio Managers in London, before relocating to Tokyo to open Prudential’s Japan office. Carl holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy & Economics from Oxford University.