American Century Emerging Markets Sustainable Impact Equity Fund
– a sub-fund of Nomura Funds Ireland


The strategy seeks to invest in companies that are located primarily in emerging markets and demonstrating accelerating growth. In addition, the strategy seeks to achieve positive social and environmental impact by investing in companies who contribute to one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).


  • Combines alpha generation from distinct growth philosophy with positive social impact.
  • Process designed to increase stock selection and decrease unintended risks while contributing to the SDGs.
  • Well resourced, dedicated, accountable team fully leverages centralized team structure

Fund Highlights 

  • Differentiated Growth Philosophy – Invests in companies we believe are exhibiting accelerating and sustainable growth.
  • Alpha with Impact – fundamental research with robust ESG integration results in alpha that also contributes to the SDGs.
  • Experienced and Collaborative Team – A shared growth philosophy across our Global & Non-U.S. Equity teams is the starting point of collaboration.
  • Is managed under the UN Global Compact guidelines and in alignment with the Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund Global.

Potential Significant Risks

International investing involves special risk considerations, including economic and political conditions, inflation rates and currency fluctuations. Investing in emerging markets may accentuate these risks.

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To learn about our strategic relationship with American Century Investments, please visit our Strategic Partnership page.

Investment Objective

To provide a total return that exceeds the benchmark by 2% to 3%, while achieving positive social and environmental impact by investing in companies that contribute to one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Fund Size

USD 70.1 million (as at 31.10.2023)

Investment Company

Nomura Asset Management U.K. Ltd.

Fund Managers

Patricia Ribeiro, Senior Portfolio Manager, American Century Investments
Sherwin Soo, CFA, Portfolio Manager, American Century Investments

Launch Date


Base Currency


Universe Sector

Morningstar: Global Emerging Markets Equity


MSCI Emerging Markets Index (USD)


Ireland (Nomura Funds Ireland plc)

Lead ISINs


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