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Company Overview of Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Company Overview

Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. is a privately owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to pooled investment vehicles. It also caters to pension and profit sharing plans, banking or thrift institutions, corporations or other businesses, state or municipal government entities, insurance companies, and government affiliated agencies. The firm manages client focused equity, fixed income, and alternative portfolios. It also launches and manages equity, fixed income, and balanced mutual funds for its clients. The firm also manages hedge funds for its clients. It invests in the public equity, fixed income, alternative, and real estate markets of Asia including Japan. The...

Midtown Tower, 9-7-1 Akasaka


Tokyo,  107-6242


Founded in 1959


81 3-6447-6000


81 3-6447-6001

Key Executives for Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Chief Executive Officer, President, Representative Director, and Member of Global Executive Committee
Age: 63
Chief Financial Officer, Global Head of Finance, and Head of Finance Division
Chief Operating Officer of Investments and Co-Head of CIO Office
Deputy President, International Chief Investment Officer, Global Head of Investment, and Member of Global Executive Committee
Age: 52
Head of PMO & Technology Solutions Department
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. Key Developments

Nikko Asset Management Adds Global Credit Fund to UCITS Line-Up

Nikko Asset Management is launching a Luxembourg domiciled Global Credit UCITS fund on 3 August 2016. The fund is managed by Head Portfolio Manager - Global Credit, Holger Mertens (pictured) and supported by its experienced Global Credit teams based in London, Tokyo, Singapore, Sydney, Auckland and New York. The fund aims to target an excess return of 1.5% against the Barclays Global Aggregate Corporate Index and also has an absolute return target of 4% by investing worldwide in a portfolio of 70-120 corporate bonds. The team adopts an active investment approach based on thorough fundamental research, taking advantage of mispricings in global credit markets. The fund provides access to Nikko Asset Management's proven credit team and market leading resources in global fund management. Nikko Asset Management has been launching more UCITS funds to its product line-up, to meet global investors' evolving demand for exposure to diverse products and strategies.

Nikko Asset Management Appoints Yuichi Alex Takayama as Global Head of Sales (International Business)

Nikko Asset Management has appointed Yuichi Alex Takayama as Global Head of Sales (International Business). Concurrently serving as Head of International Business Development and Sales Planning Division, he will collaborate closely with overseas unit heads and senior sales managers in formulating the company's international sales strategies. Takayama has more than 20 years of asset management experience, spanning Tokyo, New York and London, mainly as a portfolio manager and senior analyst for Chuo Mitsui Trust & Banking (now Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc.) and Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. His most recent postings were as Chief Executive Officer of the European unit of Tokio Marine and Asset Management Co., Ltd., and Head of International Sales.

Nikko Asset Management and Legal & General Investment Management Limited Announce a Business Cooperation Agreement

Nikko Asset Management and Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) have signed a business cooperation agreement for the provision of investment management services. Under the agreement, LGIM and Legal & General Investment Management America (LGIMA) will provide global fixed income products that Nikko Asset Management will distribute to Japanese investors, primarily Japanese insurance companies and banks. The first funds are expected to launch in mid-2016. LGIM has also agreed to facilitate the marketing and sale of Nikko Asset Management's products in the UK and other countries.

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