At the shareholder meetings of 2,287 Japanese companies in which Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) held voting rights between July 2018 and June 2019, the Firm cast 3,701 negative votes against 23,930 proposals.
We hereby announce the below officer personnel changes decided in accordance with the approval of the transition of Nikko Asset Management Co. Ltd. to a Company with an Audit and Supervisory Committee on the Board. The changes were approved at an extraordinary general shareholders meeting held on 21 June, 2019.
Nikko Asset Management has today announced the appointment of Rob Mann as the Head of Asia ex-Japan Equity, based out of Singapore.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) today announces a new exchange-traded fund (ETF) linked to the Tokyo Stock Exchange REIT Index, called the “Listed Index Fund J-REIT (Tokyo Stock Exchange REIT Index) Bi-Monthly Dividend Payment Type (Mini) (Code: 2552)”.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) has decided on the appointment of six Senior Corporate Managing Directors who will join Junichi Sayato, Chairman and Co-CEO, and Hideo Abe, President and Co-CEO, in supporting the management of the company, effective as of 1st May.
Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) today announces that it has been voted the Best Asia Pacific Equity ETF Manager for the ninth time in ten years in a survey conducted by ETF Express, the digital news publisher serving institutional investors and investment advisers.
After 6 years leading Nikko Asset Management, Takumi Shibata has decided to step down as President and Chief Executive Officer.
Nikko Asset Management (“Nikko AM”) today announces the appointment of Michael Chen as an analyst in its Global Equity team. Michael is a Chartered Financial Analyst® with a degree from the London School of Economics, and will be responsible for providing industry and stock level research and analysis. He joins Nikko AM from Schroders in London.
Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) has been recognised across two categories in Asia Asset Management’s 2019 Best of the Best Awards. Asia Asset Management, The Journal of Investments and Pensions, has acknowledged Nikko AM in Japan as Best Institutional House, for the third year running, and for the first time ever, Singapore ETF Manager of the Year. This is the sixth consecutive year for Nikko AM to be honored by Asia Asset Management.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) today announces its support for the Japan-British Society, General Incorporated Association (“the Japan-British Society”). This is initially through a JPY 1 million donation towards planting and maintaining 1,000 cherry trees across parks in the United Kingdom, as a symbol of bilateral friendship between Japan and the UK.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) today announces its support for efforts towards commitment to the four areas of impact (Investor disclosure; Corporate engagement; Policy advocacy; Investment) under The Investor Agenda, for the global investor community to address climate change.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. today announces the establishment of its Corporate Sustainability Department, bolstering its Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) commitments both in the way in which it manages itself and how it approaches investing.
At the shareholder meetings of 2,255 Japanese companies in which Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) invests held from July 2017 through June 2018, the Firm cast 3,453 negative votes against 22,142 proposals. This translates to 15.6% of the total.
(Changed on 28 August, 2018)
At an extraordinary shareholders’ meeting, Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) has confirmed the appointment of Mari Yamauchi as Outside Director.