About Eastspring

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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 markets 1 as well as distribution offices in North America and Europe. We manage a total of USD221 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. 



About Eastspring Investments Berhad

Established in 2000 and based in Kuala Lumpur, Eastspring Investments Berhad is part of Prudential Corporation Asia, the Asia business of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom. The Prudential Group has been investing in Asia since 1863.

Eastspring Investments Berhad ("EIMY") is one of the largest asset management companies in Malaysia in both institutional and retail, managing a total of 35 funds with about RM57.6 billion of assets under management (“AUM”) as at 31 December 2022.

Financial position for the past three (3) years:

                                                                   Financial Year End

 

31/12/2020

(RM’000)

31/12/2021

(RM’000)

31/12/2022

(RM’000)

Paid-up share capital

28,000

28,000

28,000

Shareholders’ funds

62,863

58,480

59,116

Turnover

204,308209,830199,336

Pre-tax profit

55,949

51,225

51,819

After tax profit          

44,585

39,617

38,836
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     billion
    Assets under management2
  • 300+
    +
    Investment professionals
  • 25+
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    Years of track record
  • 0
    Asian markets1

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Global offices

Committed to providing accessibility to our teams and solutions, you may find us in an office near you.

Purpose and values

At the heart of Eastspring is a strong connection with our shared purpose – Experts in Asia. Invested in Your Future.  This is our ‘north star’, which sets our direction and clearly guides everything we do.

We are ‘Experts in Asia’ because Asia is our home. Our investment teams’ deep understanding of Asian markets, paired with their global expertise, is our key differentiator. We are not just focused on investing, but we are also ‘Invested in’ – we are committed to the future of our clients, our colleagues, our partners, our shareholders and the communities in which we live and operate. We are also dedicated to driving Responsible Management and to be a people-led business – an employer of choice.

  • purpose

    Ambitious

    Always find a way
  • purpose

    Courageous

    Stand for what is right
  • purpose

    Curious

    Listen and seek to learn
  • purpose

    Empathetic

    Start with a conversation
  • purpose

    Nimble

    Adapt when goals move

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 operation in Malaysia

    Launched fund management operation 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 operation in Vietnam

    Launched fund management operation in Vietnam

2006
  • Launched fund management operation in Dubai

    Launched fund management operation 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 to Europe with an operation in  Luxembourg

    Expanded to Europe with an operation 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

2022
  • Incorporated Eastspring Asset Management (Thailand) Company Limited, merging TMBAM Eastspring and Thanachart Fund Eastspring

    Incorporated Eastspring Asset Management (Thailand) Company Limited, merging TMBAM Eastspring and Thanachart Fund Eastspring

Sources:
1 Presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

2 31 December 2022.