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.