- Edward C. Johnson 3d in Tokyo in 1972.
Fidelity International, as we later became known, was established in 1969 as the international investment arm of Fidelity Investments founded by Edward C Johnson 2d in 1946 in Boston. His son, Edward C 'Ned' Johnson 3d, was appointed as Chairman and filled the role for over 45 years.
- Hamilton, Bermuda has been our global headquarter since 1969.
In the same year our international headquarter was set up in Bermuda, we opened our Tokyo office. We soon after became the first foreign asset manager to launch a Japanese equity fund domestically in this market. Our presence in Japan since 1969 laid the foundation for our on-the-ground expertise in Asia.