Launches & Closures

Nikko hires InfraHedge MAP for new macro trust in Japan


Akshaya Bhargava

Japan’s Nikko Asset Management has hired InfraHedge, a managed account platform and a subsidiary of State Street Corporation, for the launch of its multi-manager investment trust, a regulated investment product that will invest in managed futures and global macro strategies.

The Nikko AM Multi Manager Investment Trust will be distributed by Mizuho Securities to the Japanese retail investor market and will initially invest with two brands in the managed futures and macro space: Aspect Capital and IPM Informed Portfolio Management.

“We are delighted to have been chosen to help Nikko AM to create