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Nikko AM ARK Disruptive Innovation Fund - Class B SGD

ISIN: LU1861559042
Bloomberg Ticker: NIKADBS LX
Highlights
ARK’s Big Ideas 2022
For investors, we believe a big idea needs to be long-term. But with more innovation evolving than ever before, how are investors supposed to identify the technologies that could deliver future growth?
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For investors, we believe a big idea needs to be long-term. But with more innovation evolving than ever before, how are investors supposed to identify the technologies that could deliver future growth?

To enlighten investors on the impact of these breakthroughs and the opportunities they should create, we began publishing Big Ideas in 2017. This annual research report seeks to highlight the latest developments in innovation and offers some of our most provocative research conclusions for the coming year.

These publications were prepared by ARK Investment Management LLC purely for informational purposes only with no consideration given to the specific investment objective, financial situation and particular needs of any specific person. It should not be relied upon as financial advice. Any security or investment instrument mentioned is for illustration purposes only and should not be construed as a recommendation for investment in that security or investment instrument. Past performance or any forecast is not indicative of future performance. Forecasts are inherently limited and cannot be relied upon. Future returns are not guaranteed.


What is disruptive innovation?

Our definition of disruptive innovation is the introduction of a technologically enabled new product or service that potentially changes the way the world works.

The Nikko AM ARK Disruptive Innovation Fund enables investors to easily access emerging and growth companies through listed global equity markets.

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Our definition of disruptive innovation is the introduction of a technologically enabled new product or service that potentially changes the way the world works.

The Nikko AM ARK Disruptive Innovation Fund enables investors to easily access emerging and growth companies through listed global equity markets. We have identified five major innovation platforms that enable long-term investment opportunities that rely on or benefit from the development of new products or services, technological improvements and advancements in scientific research relating to:

- Genomic Innovation
- Industrial Innovation
- Internet Innovation
- FinTech Innovation

Five Major Innovation Platforms

01
Robotics
02
DNA Sequencing
03
Energy Storage
04
Blockchain Technology
05
Artificial Intelligence

 

That Enable Long-Term Investment Opportunities In:

Industrial Innovation

- Autonomous Vehicles

- 3D Printing

- Automation & Robotics

- Battery Technology

- Space Exploration

- Mobility-as-a-Service

- Innovative Materials

Genomics Innovation

- Programmable Biology

- Stem Cells / Immunotherapy

- Digital Health

- Biological Hardware

- Diagnostics

- Beyond Health

Internet Innovation

- Cloud Computing

- Big Data

- Neural Networks

- Mobile / IoT

- Digital Media

- E-Commerce

FinTech Innovation

- Transaction Innovations

- Customer Facing Platforms

- Risk Transformations

- Frictionless Funding Platforms

- Bitcoin / Blockchain

- The New Intermediaries


Who is ARK Invest?
ARK Invest is a US-based company, made up of a team that’s passionate about disruptive innovation and tomorrow’s future. ARK’s investment is guided by its own highly innovative open research ecosystem. This process utilises top down bottom up research, including inputs from thought leaders, social media interactions and crowd-sourced insights to ideate and then size, time and direct the investment opportunity.
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ARK Invest is a US-based company, made up of a team that’s passionate about disruptive innovation and tomorrow’s future. ARK’s investment is guided by its own highly innovative open research ecosystem. This process utilises top down bottom up research, including inputs from thought leaders, social media interactions and crowd-sourced insights to ideate and then size, time and direct the investment opportunity.

ARK Invest CEO and CIO Cathie Wood, is acknowledged as one of the most important and influential people in global business.

Open Research Ecosystem

 


Why invest in the Fund?
Invest in the future
Comprehensive research
Tool of diversification
ARK solely invests in disruptive innovation
Invest in the future
With advances in science and technology happening every day at an accelerating pace, we offer investors the opportunity to access emerging and growth companies. These are companies that have the potential to influence tomorrow’s future and the way we live.
Comprehensive research
ARK Invest’s unique investment model allows top down and bottom up research. It is designed to identify disruptive innovation early, allowing for an organised exchange of insights between ARK’s investment professionals, director of research and analysts, and external sources.
Tool of diversification
There’s little overlap with traditional indices so this fund can complement traditional strategies. Thematic investing in disruptive innovation can offer a low correlation to a number of core asset classes held in most investors’ portfolios.
ARK solely invests in disruptive innovation
ARK Invest is a leading investment manager that dedicates 100% of its time researching and investing in technology and innovation.

Investment Objective

The investment objective of the Fund is to achieve long term capital growth. The Fund will invest, under normal market conditions, primarily in global equity securities of companies that are relevant to the investment theme of disruptive innovation - defined as the introduction of a technologically enabled new product or service that potentially changes the way the world works. The Investment Manager believes that companies relevant to this theme are those that rely on or benefit from the development of new products or services, technological improvements and advancements in scientific research relating to:

Genomic Revolution Companies - the study of genes and their functions and related techniques

Industrial Innovation Companies - in energy, automation and manufacturing

Web x.0 Companies – the increased use of shared technology, infrastructure and services

FinTech Innovation Companies – technologies that make financial services more efficient

Fund Details
Minimum Investment
USD 1,000 or equivalent in other currencies
Benchmark
Nil
Legal Structure
Sub-fund of Luxembourg SICAV qualifying as a UCITS
Investment Manager
Nikko Asset Management Americas, Inc.
Investment Adviser
ARK Investment Management LLC.
Management Company
Nikko Asset Management Luxembourg S.A
Portfolio Managers
Lawrence Prager & Takeshi Noda (Nikko AM Americas)
Depositary
BNP Paribas Securities Services (Luxembourg) S.C.A.
Management Fee
1.50% p.a.
Sales Charge
Up to 5.0%
Dealing
Daily
Base Currency
USD
Fund Characteristics

All information is sourced from Bloomberg, Brown Brothers Harriman (Luxembourg) S.C.A., SMBC Nikko Bank (Luxembourg) S.A., Nikko Asset Management Americas, ARK Investment Management LLC. and Nikko Asset Management Co., Ltd. All information as of .
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