Nikko Asset Management today announces that Nikko Asset Management Europe Ltd Chairman John Howland-Jackson is as of 1 January 2018 additionally appointed EMEA CEO (subject to Financial Conduct Authority approval).
Nikko Asset Management today announces its commitment to disclose the results of individual voting in the companies in which it invests at shareholder meetings, in accordance with the Principles for Responsible Institutional Investors set forth in Japan’s Stewardship Code.
Nikko Asset Management (“Nikko AM”) has appointed Jeremy Hall as Investment Director – Global Equity. In this role, he will be a portfolio manager within the Nikko AM Global Equity team based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Nikko Asset Management today announces that it is enhancing its disruptive innovation focused investment solutions by acquiring a minority stake in ARK Investment Management LLC (“ARK”). In this partnership Nikko AM will obtain exclusivity in select Asian geographies to offer ARK products and investment strategies and its investment team intends to continue working closely with ARK’s disruptive innovation focused analysts.
Nikko Asset Management’s (“Nikko AM”) Global Investment Committee (GIC) maintains its bullish stance on global equities despite geopolitical uncertainty in its latest House View, due to increasing confidence in economic growth amongst consumers and corporations in much of the developed world.
Nikko Asset Management announces that at its ordinary general shareholders meeting today Ms. Eriko Kawai was confirmed appointed as an outside non-executive director to the firm’s Board of Directors.
Nikko Asset Management today announces its Listed Index Fund Asian REIT (Listed Asian REIT; Ticker: 1495), a new Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF) that invests in Asia’s Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). The ETF will launch on June 22 and list on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) on June 29. This is the first such ETF in Japan targeting the Asian REIT market.