Naoki Kamiyama Hired as Chief Strategist of Nikko Asset Management

Press Release

21 January 2015

Naoki Kamiyama has been appointed as Chief Strategist of Nikko Asset Management, joining the company today, the Tokyo-based asset manager announced.

Kamiyama will deliver his strategic insights and solutions in a wide range of asset classes to institutional and retail clients. He will also sit as a member of the company's Global Investment Committee. The committee, led by New York-based Chief Global Strategist John Vail, creates the intermediate-term house view on the global economy and asset markets.

As a veteran strategist with 30 years of experience in the securities and asset management industries, Kamiyama has developed a strong reputation among Japanese and non-Japanese institutional investors and has ranked highly in investors' polls of analysts.

"We are pleased to have Naoki Kamiyama join Nikko Asset Management and add depth to our research and investment capabilities and share insights to our clients," said Hideo Abe, Executive Vice Chairman of Nikko Asset Management. "His wealth of experience in the industry will be instrumental in meeting the sophisticated needs of our clients in this volatile environment."

Kamiyama previously spent more than five years working at Nikko Asset Management and its predecessor firms, until 2000. After that, he worked for Merrill Lynch Japan Securities as chief strategist, in addition to serving at Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Securities.

A Chartered Financial Analyst, Kamiyama holds a doctorate degree in finance from the City University of London and an MBA from the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.

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For inquiries, please contact:

Jeanie Cheah
Tel: +65-6500-5793

About Nikko Asset Management

With USD203.9 billion* under management, Nikko Asset Management is one of Asia’s largest asset managers, providing high-conviction, active fund management across a range of equity, fixed income, multi-asset and alternative strategies. In addition, its complementary range of passive strategies covers more than 20 indices and includes some of Asia’s leading exchange-traded funds (ETFs).

Headquartered in Asia since 1959, Nikko Asset Management and its subsidiaries employ personnel representing around 30 nationalities, including approximately 200 investment professionals**. The firm has a presence through subsidiaries or affiliates in a total of 11 countries and regions. More than 400 banks, brokers, financial advisors and life insurance companies around the world distribute the firm’s products.

The investment teams benefit from a unique global perspective complemented by the firm's historic Asian DNA, striving to deliver consistent excellence in performance. The firm also prides itself on its progressive, solution-driven approach, which has led to many innovative funds launched for its clients.

For more information about Nikko Asset Management and to access its investment insights, please visit the firm’s homepage.

* Consolidated assets under management and sub-advisory of Nikko Asset Management and its subsidiaries as of .
** Including employees of Nikko Asset Management and its subsidiaries as of .

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