13 Dec 2017

SINGAPORE (13 December 2017) – Eastspring Investments (“Eastspring”), the USD170 billion1 Asian asset management arm of Prudential plc, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with US-based Sustainable Growth Advisers, LP (“SGA”), to exclusively represent SGA’s Global Growth and US Growth strategies to both institutional and retail investors in Asia.

This strategic partnership will cater to client demand and broaden Eastspring’s product offering.

SGA focuses on large cap growth strategies. The firm’s flagship Global Growth and US Growth strategies seek to maximise long-term total returns by investing in differentiated, high quality growth businesses, a strategy that offers predictable, sustainable growth over the long term.

Xavier Meyer, Head of Product and Partnerships, Eastspring, said: “We are very pleased to enter into this arrangement with SGA. While we are well-recognised for our strong suite of Asian strategies, this agreement complements our existing capabilities and is consistent with our plan to expand and strengthen our offering through strategic partnerships.”

Michele Bang, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Eastspring, added: “Our partnership with SGA will provide our clients access to Global and US growth strategies and demonstrates our continued focus on providing a broad range of attractive investment solutions to meet our clients needs.”

No offer or solicitation for subscription, purchase or sale of any investment product is made herein. No account has been taken of any person’s specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs. Investment involves risk including the loss of the principal amount invested.

About Eastspring Investments:

Eastspring Investments, part of Prudential Corporation Asia, is Prudential's asset management business in Asia. With operations in 10 Asian markets (as well as offices in North America and Europe), we have more than 2,500 employees and USD170 billion in assets under management (as at 30 June 2017).

We were named Asia’s leading retail fund manager for 2016 in an annual survey by Asia Asset Management. The annual survey ranks participating fund managers in Asia, ex Japan, Australia and New Zealand, based on assets sourced in the region as of June 30, 2016.

For more information on Eastspring Investments, please visit: www.eastspring.com

About Sustainable Growth Advisers (SGA)

SGA is an employee-owned institutional equity manager, focused on providing high conviction US, Global, International, and Emerging Markets portfolios to sophisticated clients. The company was established in 2003 and currently has USD11.5 billion of assets (as at 7 December 2017) under management. The firm uses a team-based approach to research and portfolio management.

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