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Nikko AM and Tikehau Capital to enter Asian partnership

Nikko AM Tikehau Capital partnershipJapan’s Nikko Asset Management looks set to team up with French asset manager Tikehau Capital in a strategic alliance focused on Asia. The two firms are in advanced discussion to form a business and agree on a capital alliance. The partnership would involve a distribution agreement in Japan as well as other Asian markets and the establishment of a joint venture dedicated to Asian private market investment strategies. “We have been looking for a strong partner in the private asset space that fits into our strategic global growth plan,” said Stefanie Drews, president of Nikko AM. “Asia is a critically important market for this asset class,” she added. Meanwhile, Tikehau Capital co-founders Antoine Flamarion and Mathieu Chabran said the partnership would be a “game-changer for Tikehau Capital in Asia”. ©2023 funds global asia

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