Global Fixed Income – Reflections on 2017 and Market Outlook
Fraser Hedgley, Head of Client Portfolio Managers reflects on the Fixed Income markets in 2017 and outlines our key expectations in 2018.
Asia Pacific ex-Japan – Reflections on 2017 and Market Outlook
Min Feng, Client Portfolio Manager reflects on the Asia Pacific ex-Japan equity markets in 2017 and looks ahead to 2018.
Japan – Reflections on 2017 and Market Outlook
Peter Jenkins, Client Portfolio Manager discusses the likely trajectory of Japanese equity market in 2018.
Nomura Asset Management launches European high Yield Bond Fund
Nomura Asset Management U.K. Ltd. today announces the launch of the Nomura Funds Ireland European High Yield Bond fund.
Nomura Asset Management makes two Inflation-Linked Bond Funds available for Swiss and Spanish investors
Nomura Asset Management today announces that it has extended the availability of its two global inflation linked bond (ILB) UCITS funds to Switzerland and Spain. Euro and USD hedged share classes have been made available for qualified investors in Switzerland since 11th of July 2017 and for Spanish investors since 22nd of August 2017.
Nomura India Equity Fund marks 10th anniversary
This week, Nomura’s India Equity Fund passes its 10th anniversary. Since launch in January 2007 the fund has regularly achieved 1st quartile peer group returns.
Nomura Asset Management launches new US High Yield Bond Fund
Nomura Asset Management U.K. Ltd. has launched a second US High Yield Bond strategy.
New currency hedge share classes for Nomura’s Global High Yield Bond Fund
Nomura Asset Management U.K. Ltd. announces that, due to strong client demand, it has made available a number of hedged share classes (EUR, CHF, GBP AND USD) for its Global High Yield Bond Fund.
Nomura Asset Management launches actively managed Global High Conviction Fund
Nomura Asset Management U.K. Ltd. has launched the Global High Conviction Fund which aims to deliver superior returns through actively managing a highly concentrated, unconstrained global equity portfolio.
NAM UK appoints Andreas Koerner as Head of Marketing and Client Relations, EMEA
Nomura Asset Management U.K. Ltd (“NAM”) today announces the appointment of Andreas Koerner as Head of Marketing and Client Relations for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He will replace Mark Roxburgh, who is retiring at the end of August after more than 15 years with the company.
Nomura Asset Management launches the Global Dynamic Bond Fund
NAM UK has launched the Global Dynamic Bond Fund, designed to provide investors with a more diversified approach to fixed income investing. Unconstrained by benchmark allocations, the fund seeks to generate attractive total returns by investing across a full range of fixed income securities.
Nomura launches USD and Euro-Hedged Nikkei 225 ETFs
Nomura, Asia’s global investment bank, today launched the "Nomura Nikkei 225 Euro-Hedged UCITS Exchange Traded Fund" and the "Nomura Nikkei 225 US Dollar-Hedged UCITS Exchange Traded Fund". The ETFs are listed on the London Stock Exchange and will be available to investors in key European markets.
Nomura Asset Management confirms global fixed income ambitions with leading team hire
NAM UK has appointed Richard Hodges and Ben Bugg to extend its presence in the global fixed income space.
Nomura Asset Management office opens in the Middle East
NAM Middle East is officially launched, marked with an event to celebrate the opening of the Dubai office.
Japan Strategic Value Fund reaches $1bn Assets Under Management
As the focus of investor attention on the impact of the recent changes in Japan grows, Nomura has seen inflows into its Japan Strategic Value Fund enabling it to surpass $1bn of AUM three and a half years since its launch, making it one of the biggest funds in the sector.
Simon Cartwright appointed as Global Head of Consultant Relations
Nomura Asset Management (NAM) has announced the appointment of Simon Cartwright from Hermes Fund Managers as Global Head of Consultant Relationships, a newly created position within the company, based in London. Simon will oversee, lead and co-ordinate all consultant activity globally for NAM.
Nomura US High Yield Bond Fund celebrates 3rd anniversary with top quartile returns.
With both government and corporate bond yields close to historically lows levels, many investors are seeking to raise their investment income potential through a risk-return trade off on their asset mix. The Nomura US High Yield Bond Fund has, as a result, enjoyed a significant increase in investor interest, and this trend looks set to continue as economic conditions appear likely to preclude any rise in bond yields in the near future as many countries struggle to restore economic growth.
Nomura becomes a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment.
Nomura Asset Management is pleased to announce signing up to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment, confirming its commitment to addressing environmental, social and corporate governance issues in investment management.
Maintrust, the Nomura Group’s German asset management company, has been renamed as Nomura Asset Management Deutschland KAG mbH (NAM Deutschland).
In the wake of the rebranding, Nomura Asset Management UK and Maintrust will be intensifying their cooperation and reinforcing their commitment in the German market. In future, NAM Deutschland will be offering its customers an extended product range and exclusive access to the successful international strategies of the Nomura Asset Management Group.
Nomura UCITs assets continue to grow.
Nomura Asset Management is pleased to announce that it has just breached the milestone of $1 billion of assets under management for its range of UCITs funds. Over the past six months assets under management in the Nomura Funds Ireland and Nomura Funds Luxembourg ranges have more than doubled.
Nomura Launches Japan Strategic Value Fund
Nomura Asset Management has successfully launched a new $230m Japanese equity pooled fund targeted at institutional investors in the EMEA region. Based on a nine year track record established by the portfolio management team in Tokyo, the strategy employs a value based approach to stock selection. The equivalent Japan domiciled fund has a 5 star rating from Morningstar in Japan.
Nomura Launches Fundamental Index Global Equity Fund
Nomura Asset Management UK Ltd ("Nomura") is very pleased to announce that it has launched the Nomura Fundamental Index Global Equity Fund under the Nomura Funds Ireland plc umbrella. In the aftermath of the credit crunch, a number of commentators have highlighted the need for pension funds to increase their manager/strategy diversification, and hence reduce their risk profile, whilst continuing the pursuit of alpha. In this context the growing awareness of the benefits of fundamental indices over market cap-orientated ones has inclined Nomura to launch a new Global Equity Fund that will adopt this methodology.