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Notice regarding sale of all cash stocks and index futures held by "NEXT FUNDS Russell/Nomura Fundamental Index Exchange Traded Fund (1598)"

Nomura Asset Management hereby announces that for the NEXT FUNDS Russell/Nomura Fundamental Index Exchange Traded Fund (hereinafter referred to as "this ETF", code: 1598) we completed the full sale of all cash stocks and index futures that this ETF holds as trust property, in order to fund the early redemption.

As a result, the net asset value per unit of the ETF will no longer track the price movements of the benchmark index, the Russell/Nomura Fundamental Index (excluding dividends).

Please refer to the following for the schedule of early redemption.

September 16, 2021: Final date of trading on TSE
September 17, 2021: Date of delisting from TSE
September 21, 2021: Trust termination date
October 29, 2021: Payment of redemption proceeds will begin.