NOMURA ASSET MANAGEMENT

NOMURA

Executive Statement

Message from our CEO

Message from our CEOMessage from our CEO

Since its establishment in December 1959, Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. (NAM) has continued to expand internationally from Japan to Asia, Europe, and North America and beyond. As a core company in Nomura Group's Investment Management Division, our assets under management currently stand at USD 607 billion (as of the end of December 2020).

Based on our Corporate Principles of "maximizing added value", "Pursuit of Expertise", and "Building Trust and Contributing to Society", we strive to deliver consistent investment performance for our clients. At the same time, the global business environment for the asset management industry has undergone rapid change, as the needs of our clients have become increasingly sophisticated. Addressing the growing needs of our clients and delivering solutions that help them meet their investment goals are our key priorities as we aim to be the leading asset manager of choice for clients around the world.

As a responsible investor and manager of our clients' assets, we are highly committed to ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) considerations and attentive to the SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) within our investment process. We aim to build a business that continuously contributes to society, based on our experience and insights.

Under the slogan "Expertise to Exceed", we are committed to providing added value that exceeds expectations. We will continue to strive to fulfil our social responsibilities as an investment manager, by delivering a wide range of solutions to our clients.

President and CEO
Hiroyasu Koike

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