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Nikko AM launches high-tech 'disruptors' fund

16 Sep 2019

Good Returns, September 16th  2019

An investment fund opened to the public today will give investors access to disruptors, Nikko Asset Management says.

It has launched its ARK Global Disruptive Innovation Fund through its partnership with ARK Invest, based in the United States.

It is a PIE fund that invests in companies creating “disruptive innovation” changing the way the world works.

That includes those working in robotics, blockchain, automation, energy storage, genomic sequencing, artificial intelligence and internet technologies.

It uses an open research platform that pulls information from social media, crowd-sourced insights and “thought leaders” to identify investment opportunities.

Its focus is on early-stage and emerging companies on listed markets, with a high-conviction strategy.

It is aimed at investors with long time horizons and high risk tolerance, who want more diversification.

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Nikko Asset Management New Zealand Limited (Company No. 606057, FSP22562) is the licensed Investment Manager of Nikko AM NZ Investment Scheme, Nikko AM NZ Wholesale Investment Scheme and the Nikko AM KiwiSaver Scheme. This material has been prepared without taking into account a potential investor’s objectives, financial situation or needs and is not intended to constitute personal financial advice, and must not be relied on as such. The Product Disclosure Statements are available on our website: https://www.nikkoam.co.nz./invest/retail.

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