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Nomura Wins Eight Best Fund Awards - 17 Total - in R&I Fund Award 2023
April 26, 2023
Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Tokyo, April 26, 2023 - Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (NAM), the core company within the Investment Management Division of Nomura Group, today announced that it has been awarded a total of 17 awards across three categories in the R&I Fund Award 2023, including eight best fund awards.
The J-REIT Open (4 times Per Year Settlement Type) has won the award for 16 consecutive years, the longest among all the winning funds. The Strategic Value Open (Investment trusts/20-year category) and the Information Electronics Fund (Investment trusts/10-year category) were highly praised for their long-term performance. This is the third consecutive year that the Information Electronics Fund has won the award.
In addition, the Nomura Pictet Premium Brand Fund Course B, the Small Capitalization Blue Chip Open and the Nomura Global Sector Investment Series (Global Semiconductor Investment) were recognized in the investment trust category for the second consecutive year.
Investment Trusts / 20-year Category
|Japanese Equity Value Fund
|Strategic Value Open
Investment Trusts/ 10-year Category
|Japanese Equity Technology Fund
|Information Electronics Fund
Investment Trusts Category
|Global Equity Core Fund
|Nomura Pictet Premium Brand Fund Course B
|North American Equity Value Fund
|U.S. Value Strategy Fund Course B
|European Equity Fund
|Nomura Euro Top Company Course B
|Global Unconstrained Bond Fund
|Nomura PIMCO World Income Strategy Fund Course B/ Course D
|Hybrid Security Fund
|U.S. Preferred Securities Open
|Leverage Balance Fund
|NOMURA World Star Open
|Japanese Equity Mid Small Cap Fund
|Small Capitalization Blue Chip Open
|Global Equity Technology Fund
|Nomura Global Sector Investment Series (Global Semiconductor Investment)
|US High Yield Bond Fund
|Nomura US High Yield Corporate Bond Fund Course D
|Japanese REIT Fund
|J-REIT Open (4 times Per Year Settlement Type)
J-REIT Open (Monthly Settlement Type)
J-REIT Open (Asset Growth Type)
Nomura J-REIT Fund
|Global REIT Fund
|Nomura Global REIT Fund
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About the R&I Fund Award
The R&I Fund Award is presented to provide reference information based on the past data R&I believes to be reliable (however, its accuracy and completeness are not guaranteed by R&I) and is not intended to recommend the purchase, sale or holding of particular products or guarantee their future performance. The Award is not the Credit Rating Business, but one of the Other Lines of Business (business excluding Credit Rating Business and also excluding the Ancillary Businesses) as set forth in Article 299, paragraph (1), item (xxviii) of the Cabinet Office Ordinance on Financial Instruments Business, etc. With respect to such business, relevant laws and regulations require measures to be implemented so that activities pertaining to such business would not unreasonably affect the Credit Rating Activities. Intellectual property rights including copyright and all other rights in this Award are the sole property of R&I, and any unauthorized copying, reproduction and so forth are prohibited.
Selection method: The selection period is the past 3 years for the Investment Trust category, the past 10 years for the Investment Trust 10 category, and the past 20 years for the Investment Trust 20 category. The selection period is based on the ranking by the Sharpe Ratio and takes into account the maximum drawdown. Those eligible for the award have at least 1 year until the redemption date, and have at least the top 50% in their category and a balance of at least 3 billion yen. The selection is for domestic public open-ended stock investment trusts other than those dedicated to defined contribution pension plans and SMA/wrap accounts. The assessment date was March 31, 2023.
Disclaimer of Nomura Asset Management
The contents of this material are based on an English translation of a Japanese announcement made on April 26, 2023 by Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. Whilst every effort has been made to translate the Japanese document into English, the accuracy and correctness of this translation are not guaranteed, therefore please refer to the original Japanese document.
All information contained in this document is based on the fact prior to the preparation of this document and may be subject to change without notice. Nothing in this document suggests or warrants future investment performance or return.
Please note that the information contained in this document is for reference purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities by Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. to any person in Japan and does not constitute a distribution, an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities or provide any services in any jurisdiction in which such distribution or offer is not authorized.
Furthermore, none of the shares of the Fund have been or will be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“1933 Act”), or under the securities laws of any state or political subdivision of the United States of America or any of its territories, possessions or other areas subject to its jurisdiction including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico (the “United States”). The Fund has not been and will not be registered under the United States Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, nor under any other US federal laws.
Accordingly, the information in this document is not made or directed to any person in the United States and under no circumstance shall the provision of the information on this document be deemed to constitute an offer of securities or an offer to provide any services to any person in the United States or to any U.S. Person as the term is defined under 1933 Act.
Furthermore, the information in this document is not made or directed to any person in the United Kingdom and under no circumstances shall the provision of the information in this document be deemed to constitute an offer of securities or an offer to provide any services to any person in the United Kingdom.
The risks and expenses listed below are assumed to be general investment trusts. The rates for expenses are the highest rates among all publicly offered investment trusts managed by Nomura Asset Management, which are borne by investors. As the risks and expenses associated with an investment trust vary, when investing in an investment trust, please refer to the explanatory document (prospectus) and the pre-contract document carefully in advance.
Risks Related to Investment Trusts
Investment trusts invest mainly in domestic and foreign stocks, public and corporate bonds, and other securities whose prices fluctuate, and the investment principal is not guaranteed. The price per unit of investment fluctuates due to fluctuations in the market prices of the assets and in foreign exchange rates. Therefore, losses may be incurred as the price of unit may become less than the amount invested by investors. Investment Trusts differ from deposits and savings. In addition, for investment trusts, the content and nature of risks are different because the types of target assets, restrictions, trading markets, countries, etc. are different for each investment trust. Therefore, please refer to the explanatory document (prospectus) and the pre-contract document when investing.
Expenses Related to Investment Trusts
The total amount of the following costs will vary depending on the period investors hold the fund, etc., and therefore cannot be presented.
As of April, 2023
|It is the expense which the investor bears when purchasing a fund. The fund distributor receives it as the cost of sales. The rate, etc. must be confirmed with the distributor.
Depending on the fund, "Redemption fee" may be required at the time of redemption (and at the time of redemption).
|It is the cost charged based on the period the investor holds the fund. The asset management company, the trustee company and the distributor receive it in a proportional manner. The asset management company receives the investment compensation, the trustee company receives the custody compensation, and the distributor receives compensation for administrative duty including the distribution of dividend, redemption money and investment reports
For some funds, extra fee may be charged depending on the investment performance.
In the case of a fund of funds, with some exceptions, trust fees, etc. for funds invested by the fund are separately charged.
|Investment trust reserve expense:
|It is borne by investors upon redemption. It is charged in order for investors themselves to bear the costs incurred in the trust property due to redemption by investors.
|In addition to the expenses mentioned above, expenses such as "Brokerage commissions for the purchase and sale of securities, etc.", "tax on the fund", "audit cost", "Expenses for custody of assets in foreign countries", etc. are to be borne according to the investing period, etc. The rate, maximum amount, etc. cannot be shown in advance because it fluctuates depending on the investment status, etc.
When subscribing fund, please make a decision by yourself after confirming the contents of the explanatory document (prospectus) provided by the distributor.
Registered Company Name: Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd.
Registration Number: Director of the Kanto Local Financial Bureau (Financial instruments firms) No. 373
Member Associations: The Investment Trusts Association, Japan; Japan Securities Investment Advisers Association; Type II Financial Instruments Firms Association
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