NOMURA ASSET MANAGEMENT

NOMURA

Our Approach Based on Stewardship Code

Ideal Form of Business Management for Investee Companies

In order for investee companies to enhance corporate value and achieve sustainable growth, we have stipulated our recommendations for the "Ideal Form of Business Management of Investee Companies" and we encourage investee companies to realize this ideal form.

Engagement

We believe that engagement with investee companies is an effective way to fulfill its stewardship responsibility, and we intend to do so proactively.

Proxy Voting

We have formulated our own proxy voting guidelines and apply them to properly exercise proxy rights for securities held in client accounts.