Tokyo-based Nikko Asset Management has bought Asia Pacific investment boutique, Treasury Asia Asset Management (TAAM).
Sydney-based TAAM has eight investment professionals based in Sydney and Singapore and brings $300 million (€220 million) to Nikko.
Nikko says the firm will enhance Nikko’s offering of institutional-quality Asian equity products.
The TAAM team will offer products to institutional and retail investors.
Peter Sartori founded TAAM along with Sydney-based Treasury Group in 2005 and is now its chief investment officer. TAAM’s investment style revolves around bottom-up stock picking of mid- to large-cap equities, with a focus on long-term holdings of high-conviction names.
Nikko currently has over $156 billion in assets under management.
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