Asset Management One Co., Ltd. and AMP Capital announce that both organisations have made donations in response to the large-scale forest fires devastating Australia. Each company contributed AUD10,000, approximately JPY730,000*, to WWF-Australia to assist with forest fire relief and recovery. In addition, they will also raise funds in their companies.
Asset Management One manages an investment trust** nicknamed "Koalas’ Forest" together with AMP Capital, a global investment manager headquartered in Australia; the company also offers investment products that invest in Australian stocks and bonds to a wide range of investors.
Asset Management One and AMP Capital would like to express their deepest sympathies to the victims of this fire and sincerely hope for a speedy recovery for all those affected.
WWF is one of the world’s largest leading conservation organizations, working in more than 100 countries and supported by 5 million supporters globally. WWF’s mission is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and to build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature, by: conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.
About AMP Capital
AMP Capital is a global investment manager with A$200 billion in funds under management as of 30 June 2019 and more than 250 investment professionals. AMP Capital has a heritage and strength in real estate and infrastructure, and experience in fixed income, equities and multi-asset solutions. Its majority shareholder is AMP Limited, which was established in 1849, and is one of Australia's largest retail and corporate pension providers.
*Converted at the exchange rate as of January 31, 2020 (AUD = 73.29 yen)
**Mizuho Australian Dollar Bond Fund (nickname: Koalas’ Forest)
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