Nomura Global High Conviction Fund

Investment Objective

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The Fund seeks to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in Nomura Funds Ireland – Global High Conviction Fund (“Target Fund”).

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Nomura Global High Conviction Fund seeks to achieve long term capital growth by investing primarily in global equities.

The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing a minimum of
85% of its NAV in the Target Fund. Up to 15% of the Fund’s NAV will be invested
in liquid assets such as money market instruments, deposits and/or held in
cash for liquidity purposes.

Investment Strategy

Investment Manager

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Leslie Yap, CFA

Designated Fund Manager

Leslie is the Head of Investments in NAMM and is the designated person responsible for the fund management of the Fund. He oversees the developed markets equities team based in  Kuala Lumpur and is responsible for the  investment management of developed markets equities (including ethical and Shariah-compliant  listed equities). Leslie’s team works closely with Nomura Asset Management’s London office where dedicated global sector specialists sit. Leslie is also a contributing member of a number of investment committees within the Nomura Asset Management group.

Leslie brings with him over 19 years of industry experience in the area of funds management and research coverage. He was managing Malaysian equities fund for a local insurance company prior to relocating to a research house in Shanghai where he  expanded his research coverage to include Hong Kong and Chinese companies. Leslie holds a Bachelor of  engineering in Manufacturing and Operations Management from the University of Nottingham in  United Kingdom. Leslie also holds a Capital Markets Services Representative Licence.

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Tom Wildgoose, CFA

Target Fund Manager

Tom Wildgoose is the Head of Equity Investment at Nomura Asset Management UK Ltd. and has been with the firm since 2007. He became Head of Research in 2011 and then Head of Equities in 2014. Tom has been an equity investor for more than 20 years and is also the co-manager of the Nomura Global High Conviction Fund. Tom holds a Masters of Engineering (University of Durham, First Class), a Masters in Computing (Imperial College, London), is a CFA Charterholder as well as being an exam qualified management accountant.

Key Facts


Fund Category : Feeder Fund (Global equity)

Target Fund : Nomura Funds Ireland – Global High Conviction fund


Performance Benchmark

MSCI All Country World Index


Asset Allocation

A minimum of 85% of the Fund’s NAV to be invested in the Target Fund; and

A maximum of 15% of the Fund’s NAV to be invested in deposits, money market instruments and/or held in cash.


Target Investors

The Fund is for investors who are seeking for long-term capital growth and has a high risk tolerance.


Share Class

Class USD
Class MYR


Transaction Details

Class USD

Minimum Initial Investment – USD 1,000
Minimum Subsequent Investment – USD 500

Class MYR

Minimum Initial Investment – MYR 1,000
Minimum Subsequent Investment – MYR 500



Nomura Global High Conviction Fund is distributed by distribution partners below:

FSMOne (e-host)

Philip Mutual Berhad (e-host)

UOB Kay Hian Securities

Kenanga Investors Berhad



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Fees & Charges

Sales charge

Up to 5.00% of the NAV per Unit

Management fee

Up to 1.80% per annum of the NAV of each class

Trustee Fee

0.02% per annum of the NAV of the Fund (including local custodian fees and expenses but excluding foreign custodian fees and charges), subject to a minimum fee of RM9,000 per annum

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