Nikko Asset Management (“Nikko AM”) is a leader in the Asian financial services industry, with US$170.6 billion* in assets under management as of December 31, 2016. Established in 1959, the firm has representation across 11 countries^ and enjoys one of the largest distributor networks in the region, serving both retail and institutional clients. The company’s products are distributed through banks, brokers, financial advisors and life insurance companies.
In Singapore, Nikko Asset Management Asia Limited (“Nikko AM Asia”) is a leading asset manager which combines the strengths of two award-winning asset managers formerly known as DBS Asset Management Ltd and Nikko Asset Management Singapore Limited
Nikko AM manages a wide range of equity, fixed income and alternative strategies in both active and passive formats, leveraging the talents of over 200 investment professionals. In 2016 alone, Nikko AM won awards for excellence in asset management from Asian Investor, Lipper, Mercer, Morningstar, and R&I, among others.
The company’s management team is highly diverse and experienced, and is committed to running the company according to international best practices. Nikko AM’s independence from the limitations imposed on many captive asset management companies allows it to focus on the interests of clients. At the same time, the company enjoys a stable base of shareholders, with majority ownership held by Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings and a smaller stake by DBS Bank.
*Consolidated assets under management and advice of Nikko AM, including subsidiaries, but excluding minority affiliates and minority joint ventures.
^Including overseas subsidiaries, affiliates and minority joint ventures. Includes Hong Kong.