New York, NY (PRWEB) November 08, 2012
Japan Smaller Capitalization Fund, Inc. (NYSE: JOF) (the “Fund”) announced today that it has postponed its 2012 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The postponed meeting is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the offices of Nomura Asset Management U.S.A. Inc., Two World Financial Center, Building B, New York, New York. The record date of September 18, 2012 will not be changed. The matters to be considered are as set forth in the original notice of meeting, dated October 12, 2012.
The meeting was originally scheduled to be held on November 14, 2012. The proposed site of the original meeting is still closed due to flooding following Hurricane Sandy, and it is not clear that the site will be open by the original date for the meeting.
The Fund invests primarily in the securities of smaller capitalization companies in Japan and is designed for investors seeking long-term capital appreciation. The Manager of the Fund is Nomura Asset Management U.S.A. Inc., which is based in New York. Nomura Asset Management U.S.A. Inc. is a subsidiary of Nomura Asset Management Co., Ltd., which is one of the largest investment advisory companies in Japan in terms of assets under management and which serves as the Investment Adviser to the Fund.