Company overview

About Eastspring

Eastspring Investments, part of Prudential plc, is a global asset manager with Asia at its core, offering innovative investment solutions to meet the financial needs of clients. At the heart of Eastspring is a strong connection with our shared purpose – Experts in Asia. Invested in Your Future. – and this clearly guides everything we do.

Our investment teams’ deep understanding of Asian markets, paired with their global expertise, is our key differentiator. We are also firmly invested in the future of our clients, our colleagues, our partners, our shareholders and the communities in which we live and operate in.  

Over the last 25 years, we have built an unparalleled on-the-ground presence in 11 Asian markets1 as well as distribution offices in North America and Europe. We manage a total of USD248 bn2 across equity, fixed income, multi asset, quantitative and alternative strategies on behalf of institutional and individual investors globally.

The diversity of our teams fosters a culture of open communication and debate, enabling us to seek best ideas and high conviction views. We seek to align ourselves to global sustainability initiatives and are a signatory to the UN-supported Principles of Responsible Investing. Our investment teams are empowered to integrate ESG considerations consistent with their own investment philosophies and processes.

We are passionate about what we do and committed to deliver high quality investment outcomes to our clients.

We established the Hong Kong office in 1994 and launched its retail fund management business in 2007. The HK office manages a wide range of funds for retail and institutional clients.


1 Presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
2As at 31 December 2020.

2021 Asset Management Company of the Year, ASEAN

The Asset Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards

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25+

Years of
operating history

248^

Billion (USD)
assets under
management

300+^

No. of investment
professionals

29^

Nationalities employed

11

Asian markets

2021

AMC
of the
Year,
ASEAN*

All information is at 31 December 2020 
^including joint ventures
*The Asset Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards.

Global offices

Singapore

Established in 1994, the Singapore office serves as the global hub for Eastspring Investments’ asset management business. The award-winning investment teams manage a wide range of funds and mandates across equities, fixed income, alternatives and quantitative solutions for individual and institutional clients.

Purpose and values

Head of Distribution

Ambitious
Always ­find a way

We push ourselves and each other to greatness, but not at all costs. Being a team player and doing the right thing come first.

Head of Distribution

Courageous
Stand for what is right

We do the right thing and bring our full selves to work to build it together.

Head of Distribution

Curious
Listen and seek to learn

The world is changing faster than ever. No one has all the answers. We are humble, listen, ask questions, and are eager to learn.

Head of Distribution

Empathetic
Start with a conversation

There’s an age-old wisdom in walking a mile in another’s shoes. We do that every day, whether it is with our customers or colleagues.

Head of Distribution

Nimble
Adapt when goals move

Being agile and adaptive is trending. We approach our work iteratively, with carefully-designed experiments that help us fail fast and fail forward.

Heritage

Asia’s opportunities are vast, and corporate cultures are extremely complex and diverse. Hence, local knowledge and expertise are required to navigate the Asian markets successfully. Our on-the-ground presence means we have an unparalleled knowledge of the markets in which we operate, allowing us to develop unique and tailored investment solutions for our clients. See how we have evolved over the last 25 years.

1994
  • Established office in Singapore

    Established office in Singapore

  • Established Prudential Corporation Asia, Regional HQ, in Hong Kong

    Established Prudential Corporation Asia, Regional HQ, in Hong Kong

1998
  • Joint venture with ICICI Bank for India

    Joint venture with ICICI Bank for India

1999
  • Launched fund management operation in Japan

    Launched fund management operation in Japan

  • Joint venture with Bank of China International for Hong Kong

    Joint venture with Bank of China International for Hong Kong

2000
  • Entry into Taiwan's fund management industry

    Entry into Taiwan's fund management industry

2001
  • Launched fund management operations in Malaysia

    Launched fund management operations in Malaysia

2002
  • Entry into Korea's fund management industry

    Entry into Korea's fund management industry

2005
  • Joint venture with CITIC Group for Mainland China

    Joint venture with CITIC Group for Mainland China

  • Launched fund management operations in Vietnam

    Launched fund management operations in Vietnam

2006
  • Launched fund management operations in Dubai

    Launched fund management operations in Dubai

  • Launched Prudential Property Investment Management in Singapore

    Launched Prudential Property Investment Management in Singapore

2007
  • Expanded fund management operations for HK's retail mutual funds market

    Expanded fund management operations for HK's retail mutual funds market

2009
  • Launched Prudential Al-Wara' Asset Management in Malaysia

    Launched Prudential Al-Wara' Asset Management in Malaysia

2010
  • Prudential plc listed on Hong Kong and Singapore Stock Exchanges

    Prudential plc listed on Hong Kong and Singapore Stock Exchanges

2012
  • Expanded institutional business to United States

    Expanded institutional business to United States

  • Launched fund management operation in Indonesia

    Launched fund management operation in Indonesia

  • Unveiled new brand name Eastspring Investments

    Unveiled new brand name Eastspring Investments

2013
  • Opened UK office

    Opened UK office

  • Expanded reach to Europe with an office in Luxembourg

    Expanded reach to Europe with an office in Luxembourg

2018
  • Acquisition of TMB Asset Management

    Acquisition of TMB Asset Management

  • Established an Investment Management Wholly-Foreign Owned Enterprise in China

    Established an Investment Management Wholly-Foreign Owned Enterprise in China

2019
  • Acquisition of Thanachart Fund Management

    Acquisition of Thanachart Fund Management

* The Asset Triple A Sustainable Investing Awards (2021) – The coverage period for the award is January 1 to December 31 2020 with geographical coverage across all Asia-Pacific markets, including Japan and Australia, as well as the Middle East. Recognizing asset management with focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues. Eastspring Investments have clinched the top award - Asset Management Company of the Year, ASEAN.