Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) has issued its latest report presenting activities aligned with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The report analyses and presents the impact of climate change on Nikko AM’s investments in the 2022 calendar year, with respect to the TCFD’s four pillars of governance, strategy, risk management, and metrics & targets.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”), in the latest expansion of its Global Sustainable Investment Team, has added two new roles of Global ESG Integration Lead and Global Environmental Lead, effective 4 December. This follows another recent addition to the team of an ESG Regulations Specialist. Nikko AM has brought in these seasoned ESG professionals in a concerted effort to build a leading, well-rounded global sustainable investment team, both in terms of range of specialisations and diversity of backgrounds.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (including all of its subsidiaries, “Nikko Asset Management”), one of Asia’s largest asset managers and Tikehau Capital, the global alternative asset management group, have entered into advanced discussion to form a business and capital alliance.
Nikko Asset Management (“Nikko AM”) has appointed Ella-Kara Brown as Portfolio Manager within its Global Equity team based in Edinburgh. Ella-Kara Brown joins the existing Global Equity team as a Portfolio Manager to further bolster the firm’s Global Equity capability. The team has achieved considerable success in building their franchise with a focus on Future Quality investing, with assets under management growing from a modest start of approximately USD 250 million in 2014 to over USD 4 billion today.
For the fifth consecutive year, Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. was awarded Gold, the highest rating in the PRIDE Index 2023, by “work with Pride”, a non-profit organisation that helps companies and other organisations adopt and promote LGBTQ-related diversity & inclusion initiatives.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) and Osmosis (Holdings) Limited (“Osmosis”) a UK-based sustainable investment manager specialising in a resource efficient strategy, have entered into a legally binding agreement on 6 November to form a strategic partnership. This follows the 7 July announcement of a non-legally binding agreement.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. has launched a new series of exchange traded funds (ETF) called “Listed Tracers”. The ETFs in the series “trace” or follow rules-based investing for a low-cost, non-active approach.
At the shareholder meetings of 2,348 Japanese companies in which Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. held voting rights between July 2022 and June 2023, the firm exercised proxy voting rights regarding 23,366 company-generated proposals and 403 shareholder proposals for a total of 23,769 proposals. Please refer to the tables below for further details
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. has announced it has joined the Asset Management Women's Forum (AMWF), a network of cross-industry initiatives to promote the advancement of women in Japan’s asset management industry.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) has just issued its Sustainability Report 2023, giving a progress update on sustainable investment initiatives, as well as various corporate sustainability activities in its own operations. This is Nikko AM’s fourth Sustainability Report, and covers activities during the 2022 calendar year.
Nikko Asset Management together with Osmosis (Holdings) Limited hereby announce that they have entered into a non-binding agreement for a strategic partnership, under which Nikko AM group intends to acquire a minority stake in Osmosis and to be given distribution rights for Osmosis investment products and strategies.
Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) garnered three awards at The Asset Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards 2023. On 4 May, the firm was recognised again as Asset Management Company of the Year, Japan, and on 11 May took home consecutive wins as both Best ETF Provider, Japan and Best ETF Provider, Singapore. The Asset, an influential industry publication about the asset management industry in Asia, selected the winners for each category looking at the period of 1 January to 31 December 2022 across all Asia-Pacific markets, including the Middle East.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) was selected in the AsianInvestor Asset Management Awards 2023 for an Asset Class Award in the Asia Fixed Income - Local Currency category by AsianInvestor, one of Asia’s leading publications for the asset management industry.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that we will revise our Standards for Exercising Voting Rights on Japanese Stocks, and apply the revised standards beginning with the general meetings of shareholders held in or after April 2023.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) announces the launch of the Global Sustainable Investment Team, bringing together globally for the first time the firm’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) professionals. Following significant expansion over the last 12 months, the firm has deepened its talent across ESG integration and stewardship, and appointed dedicated staff leading in areas such as ESG data analytics and ESG regulations - unique expertise among asset managers headquartered in Asia.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) was selected in four categories in Asia Asset Management‘s 2023 Best of the Best Awards. The wins include two performance awards for Japan large cap equity: 10 years and 20 years. The firm also took home Japan country awards for ETF Manager of the Year as well as Fund Launch of the Year. This marks the tenth consecutive year Nikko AM has been awarded by Asia Asset Management, The Journal of Investments and Pensions, regarded as one of the most influential publications about the asset management industry in Asia.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. today announces two new ETFs: Listed Index Fund S&P500 Futures Leveraged Two Times and Listed Index Fund S&P500 Futures Inverse. They will be launched on 14 March, and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on 17 March.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM), today announces that a paper co-authored by employee Masahiro Suzuki has been published in Volume 60, Issue 2, of prestigious international academic journal “Information Processing & Management”. This peer-reviewed journal presents ground-breaking research on information and computing science theory, methods, and applications in a range of domains.