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Disruptive Innovation

Introducing the Nikko AM ARK Disruptive Innovation Fund

At Nikko AM we believe that disruptive innovation is key to investing in the future. In August 2017, Nikko AM partnered with ARK Invest – a company focused solely on disruptive innovation.

What is disruptive innovation?

Our definition of disruptive innovation is the introduction of a technologically enabled product or service that permanently changes an industry and our daily lives. The Nikko AM ARK Disruptive Innovation Fund enables investors to easily access emerging and growth companies through listed global equity markets. These are the companies that are changing the way the world works and typically centered around the following platforms:



Genomic sequencing

Genomic sequencing

Energy storage

Energy storage

Next generation

Next generation internet

Artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence

Who is ARK Invest?

ARK Invest is a US-based company, made up of a team that’s passionate about disruptive innovation and tomorrow’s future. ARK’s investment is guided by its own highly innovative open research ecosystem. This process utilises top down and bottom up research, including inputs from thought leaders, social media interactions and crowd-sourced insights to ideate and then size, time and direct the investment opportunity.

ARK Invest CEO and CIO Cathie Wood, is acknowledged as one of the most important and influential people in global business.

Meet the ARK Invest team

Open Research Ecosystem

Why invest in the Nikko AM ARK Disruptive Innovation Fund?

Market research

Invest in the future

With advances in science and technology happening everyday at an accelerating pace, we offer New Zealanders the opportunity to access emerging and growth companies. These are companies that are going to influence tomorrow’s future and the way we live.

Growth potential

Comprehensive research

ARK’s unique investment model allows top down and bottom up research to identify innovative companies across sectors and markets.

Tools of diversification

Tools of diversification

There’s little overlap with traditional indices so this fund can complement traditional strategies. There’s an opportunity to balance your portfolio by investing in more traditional Nikko AM funds alongside this fund.

Grounded in research

ARK solely invests in disruptive innovation

This is the first and only fund in New Zealand to offer investors the opportunity to invest in a company that dedicates 100% of its time to researching and investing in technology and innovation.

How to invest in the future

Invest in five minutes with as little as $250

To invest in the Nikko AM ARK Disruptive Innovation Fund visit our GoalsGetter website to read the Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) and sign up.

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Please note this fund is intended for long term investors (investing for over seven years) with a high risk tolerance who are seeking diversification from more traditional portfolios.