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SuMi TRUST establishes investment marketing team in Luxembourg

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SuMi TRUST), one of Asia’s largest asset managers with $759bn in assets under management (AUM), has established a new investment marketing team in its office in Luxembourg to enhance its relationship with EU-based investors. The team, part of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank Luxembourg S.A., will promote SuMi TRUST’s investment products on the firm’s behalf.
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Hiroki Moritani Appointed as MD of SuMi TRUST's London Office

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SuMi TRUST), one of Asia’s largest asset managers with $761bn in assets under management, has appointed Hiroki Moritani as Managing Director of its London office, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust International Limited (SuMiTIL). As of March 2022, Hiroki takes over from Yukihiro Murota who will return to the firm’s Tokyo headquarters.
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Endorsement of the Financial Sector Commitment Letter

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Representative Director and President: Yoshio Hishida; hereinafter “SuMi TRUST”) is pleased to announce that it has signed the Financial Sector Commitment Letter on Eliminating Commodity-Driven Deforestation announced at the 26th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26).

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Participation in the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Representative Director and President: Yoshio Hishida; hereinafter "SuMi TRUST") is pleased to announce that it has become a signatory to the Net Zero Asset Managers initiative, a new initiative launched in December 2020 by global asset managers that seeks to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of investee companies to net zero by 2050.

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Sakigake High Alpha - Japan Thematic Growth Fund Marks Three Years of Outperformance

This month marks the three years anniversary of its Sakigake High Alpha Japan Thematic Growth fund, which launched in June 2018 and has over USD 42million assets under management (AUM)**. Since its inception, the fund has outperformed its TOPIX benchmark index by +10.44% on a cumulative basis, returning 29.72% against the TOPIX’s 19.28%***.
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SMT ETF Carbon Efficient Index Japan Equity Listing (TSE stock code: 2642)

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Representative Director and President: Yoshio Hishida; hereinafter "SuMi TRUST") is pleased to announce the SMT ETF Carbon Efficient Index Japan Equity (TSE stock code: 2642) (hereinafter, “the ETF”) will be listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on June 23, 2021.

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SuMi TRUST Japan Small Cap II Fund - three years of outperformance

SuMi TRUST Japan Small Cap II Fund celebrates three year of outperformance as bet on digital Japan pays off. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Asset Management (SuMi TRUST), one of Asia's largest asset management groups with over USD 741 billion AUM*, is celebrating three years of outperformance of its Japan Small Cap II Fund, which launched in April 2018 and has over USD 100million assets under management (AUM).