Nomura Global Sustainable Equity Fund

Investment Objective

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The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital growth by investing in Nomura Funds Ireland – Global Sustainable Equity Fund (“Target Fund”).

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As the Fund is a qualified SRI Fund, the Fund invests in the Target Fund which invests in businesses that provide a positive impact on the sustainable development of society in accordance to the United Nation Sustainable Development Goals (“UN SDGs”).

The Target Fund invests in companies that are in line with the sustainable principles adopted and the overall impact of such investments of the Target Fund is not inconsistent with any other sustainable principles:

a) companies that create high total value which is shared among all stakeholders in both monetary and non-monetary terms;

b) companies that demonstrate ethical business practices (i.e. they follow proper business policies and practices regarding issues such as corporate governance, bribery, discrimination, corporate social responsibility and fiduciary responsibilities) in respect of all employees, supply chain and customers alike; and

c) companies that actively demonstrate socially responsible corporate governance and engage with the wider community, which is assessed by a combination of external research and data, and an internal assessment of any strengths and weaknesses of engagements conducted by the Investment Manager’s analyst team.

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.

Key Facts


Fund Category : Feeder Fund (Global equity)

Target Fund : Nomura Funds Ireland – Global Sustainable Equity fund


Performance Benchmark

MSCI All Country World Index


Asset Allocation

A minimum of 80% of the Fund’s NAV to be invested in the Target Fund; and

A maximum of 20% of the Fund’s NAV to be invested in deposits,  money market instruments, and/or held in cash


Target Investors

The Fund is suitable for investors seeking long-term capital growth and who are prepared to accept a moderate level
of volatility.


Share Class

MYR Class A
MYR Class B
USD Class


Transaction Details

Minimum Initial Investment – MYR 1,000 (MYR Class B), USD 1,000 (USD Class), MYR 5,000,000 (MYR Class A)

Minimum Subsequent Investment – MYR 500 (MYR Class B), USD 500 (USD Class), MYR 500,000 (MYR Class A)



Nomura Global Sustainable Equity 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 3.00% of the NAV per Unit

Management fees

MYR Class B & USD Class: Up to 1.60% per annum of the NAV of each Class

MYR Class A: Up to 0.60% per annum of the NAV of each Class

Trustee fees

0.03% per annum of the NAV of the Fund and subject to a minimum fee of RM 12,000 per annum

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