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Notice regarding the reduction in management fees for NEXT FUNDS NASDAQ-100(R) Exchange Traded Fund (Code:1545) and NEXT FUNDS Dow Jones Industrial Average Exchange Traded Fund (Code:1546)

Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd. hereby announces that we have decided to amend the basic terms and conditions of the trust deed of the following ETFs.

[Target ETFs]
NEXT FUNDS NASDAQ-100(R) Exchange Traded Fund (Code:1545)
NEXT FUNDS Dow Jones Industrial Average Exchange Traded Fund (Code:1546)

[Details and reasons for the changes]
In order to improve convenience for beneficiaries, the upper limit of the trust fee rates (excluding tax) will be lowered as follows:

 After amendmentBefore amendment
NASDAQ-100(R) Exchange
Traded Fund (1545)
0.2%/year0.45%/year
Dow Jones Industrial Average
Exchange Traded Fund (1546)
0.3%/year0.45%/year

[Written resolution and procedures for amendments of terms and conditions]
Since this amendment does not constitute a significant change to the terms of the agreement, a vote on a written resolution will not be held.

[Schedule for the amendments]
October 26, 2021: Notification date for the amendments above
October 27, 2021: Effective date of the amendments above