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Founding Partner Announcement: Nikko Asset Management

Nikko Asset Management is one of Japan’s largest asset managers, providing high-conviction, active fund management across a range of Equity, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset strategies. They announced their support of UK’s first Japanese-style Ekiden run, which reflects the firm commitment to being a Global Citizen with Asian DNA.

“We are excited to be sponsoring the UK’s first Ekiden run, a sports tradition that dates back more than a century in Japan. As an investment management company with roots in Japan reaching back to 1959, and this year celebrating our 40th anniversary in London, we are delighted to be part of bringing this unique event to the UK. The Ekiden is all about celebrating a culture of teamwork and performance, attributes that are essential to our investment philosophy. We look forward to seeing the runners take on this challenge and wish them all the best.”

Rob Bluzmanis, CEO of Nikko Asset Management Europe

“We are delighted to welcome Nikko Asset Management as the newest addition to our esteemed group of Founding Partners for the inaugural FT Nikkei UK Ekiden. Their partnership underscores a shared commitment to the values of teamwork and embracing new challenges, and we will be excited to see them on the start line in June!”

Anna Dingley, Founder, UK Ekiden

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