Fumiko Hagiwara is a research consultant for Expedition Investment Partners. In this role, she is responsible for researching smaller-cap stocks in Japan and Southeast Asia. The Victory Capital Non-U.S. Small Cap team was renamed Expedition Investment Partners on April 1, 2015. Expedition Investment Partners is a Victory Capital investment franchise.
Ms. Hagiwara joined Victory Capital in 2006. Previously, she was a credit analyst with Mizuho Corporate Bank in New York and worked in the research department at Merrill Lynch. Earlier in her career, she was an accountant with Tokyo Denki University in Japan. In 2015, she relocated to her home country of Japan, where she continues to work with the team as a research consultant.
Ms. Hagiwara holds a B.A. in literature from Waseda University in Tokyo and an MBA in accountancy from Baruch College. She is a Certified Public Accountant (not in public service). She is a Japanese national and is fluent in English. She is a CFA® charterholder.