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Notice regarding change of name and amendment to basic terms and conditions of the trust deed for "NEXT FUNDS Bloomberg Barclays US Intermediate Corporate Index (JPY Hedged) Exchange Traded Fund" (Code: 2554)

Nomura Asset Management hereby announces that it has decided to change the name of the abovementioned ETF and the basic terms and conditions of the trust deed as follows.

[New Name of the ETF]
NEXT FUNDS Bloomberg US Intermediate Corporate Index (JPY Hedged) Exchange Traded Fund (Code: 2554)

[Description of and Reason for the Change]
As the name of the index which the abovementioned ETF tracks is changed on August 24, 2021, the name of the ETF (which includes the name of the index) and the name of the index described in the basic terms and conditions of the trust deed will be changed accordingly.

[Procedures for Change of Terms and Conditions and Written Resolution]
Since this change does not constitute a significant change to the terms and conditions of the agreement, a written resolution will not be applied.

[Schedule for the change]
August 23, 2021: Notification date for the change of the basic terms and conditions
August 24, 2021: Effective date for the change of the basic terms and conditions