Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) was selected on 30 January in six categories in Asia Asset Management‘s 2024 Best of the Best Awards. The wins include a performance award for Japan Large Cap Equity (10 years). The firm also took home Japan country awards for CEO of the Year, Most Innovative Application of Artificial Intelligence, and ETF Manager of the Year, and Singapore country awards for Best Application of ESG and Best Bond Manager. This marks the eleventh 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. (“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.
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 (“Nikko AM”) today announces the expansion of its Green Bond capability. This provides investors a broader investment universe beyond SSA (Sovereign, Supranational, and Agency) Green Bonds, allowing for a wider variety of impact opportunities presented by the inclusion of Corporate issuers and of Social, Sustainability and Sustainability-Linked Bonds. The Fund is managed by the London-based Nikko AM Global Green Bond team, and leverages impact, reporting, and engagement insights from a dedicated Sustainable Investment team.
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) 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. (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.
Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) is proud to announce a pair of strategic enhancements to the firm’s global leadership, effective 7 November 2022. These appointments will greatly increase the resilience of both senior strategic management and investment management structures, and enhance Nikko AM’s greatest strength as a global and diverse asset manager.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (“Nikko AM”) has appointed Marleen Barents-Jager as Business Development Director for the Benelux and Nordic regions to further strengthen its European sales effort.
Nikko Asset Management (Nikko AM) won a trio of awards as part of The Asset Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards 2022. On 14 July, Nikko AM was recognised as both Best ETF Provider, Japan and Best ETF Provider, Singapore, and followed up on 25 July with Asset Management Company of the Year, Japan. 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 2021 across Asia-Pacific and the Middle East.
Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Nikko AM) has announced that it has become the first asset manager headquartered in Japan to join as a member of “LGBT Great”. Based in London and founded in 2018, LGBT Great is an alliance of various types of organisations in the financial services industry, with a shared vision to make the industry the most trusted place of choice for LGBT+ talent, clients and investors by advocating and partnering to create positive cultural change. As of 30 June, the organisation has 50 members consisting of global financial institutions and asset managers.