Japan, an outlier across the G10 nations, is truly an intriguing economy. While rates continue to remain high in many other developed markets, the Bank of Japan still employs its accommodative monetary policy and sees a lower impact of inflation. Given this unique backdrop, what can Japan offer to its investors? How else does this economy differ from the rest of the world? And how might Japanese investors engage with companies during proxy season differently than they do in North America and Europe? On this episode of Disruptive Forces, Anu Rajakumar chats with Kei Okamura, Portfolio Manager for Japanese Equities, to understand the nuances of the Japanese market today as well as the many facets of his approach to uncovering Japanese “hidden gems”.