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About Eastspring

Eastspring is a global asset manager with Asia at its core, offering innovative investment solutions to meet the financial needs of clients. We manage a total of USD193 billion1 across equity, fixed income, multi asset, quantitative and alternative strategies on behalf of institutional and individual investors globally.

As the asset management business of Prudential plc, we benefit from the strength and stability of our A-rated2 parent company.

Founded in 1994, we have since built an unparalleled on-the-ground presence in 11 Asian markets3 as well as distribution offices in North America and Europe. Our investment expertise and reach are further complemented by our joint ventures in India, China and Thailand, as well as our strategic partnerships in US and Europe. The diversity of our teams fosters a culture of open communication and debate, allowing us to seek best ideas and high conviction views.

We integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in all our investment processes and are a signatory to the UN-supported Principles of Responsible Investment (PRI), the world’s leading proponent of responsible investment.

As an active manager, we seek to use our global expertise and deep Asian insights to capture investment opportunities in Asia and around the world. We are passionate about what we do and committed to deliver high quality investment outcomes to our clients. Our numerous awards are a reflection of our investment excellence and our clients’ trust in us.

1As at 31 December 2018.
2By Standard & Poor’s. Rating is current as of 17 September 2018.
3Presence refers to wholly owned subsidiaries with local sales and investment offices in Indonesia, Hong Kong, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Vietnam as well as joint ventures in China, India and Thailand.

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 is one of the largest asset management companies in Malaysia in both institutional and retail, with about RM 37.6 billion of assets under management (“AUM”) as at 30 June 2018. It manages 28 funds valued at RM 7.2 billion.

Financial position for the past three (3) years:

                                                                   Financial Year End

 

31/12/2015

(RM’000)

31/12/2016

(RM’000)

31/12/2017

(RM’000)

Paid-up share capital

  20,000

  20,000

  28,000

Shareholders’ funds

 37,631

  39,140

  48,400

Turnover

120,815

140,269

191,003

Pre-tax profit

  27,346

  34,739

  42,331

After tax profit          

  19,853

  24,509

  34,260

2018 Lipper Malaysia Fund Awards

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20+

years of
operating history

193^

billion (USD)
assets under
management

300+^

No. of investment
professionals

3000+^

No. of
employees

11

Asian markets

2018

Asia Fund
House of
the Year

All information is at 31 December 2018
^including joint ventures

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.

Core value

Client First

Meeting the needs of our customers is at the heart of our entire decision-making process. We always do our best for our customers and we are in a double-minded situation.

Integrity

The Prudential Group has always been based on employee welfare.The first is also the first in the entrepreneurial world, as long as You have a passion for investment work.

Team work

As an international company, we work closely with colleagues around the world to exchange experiences. We understand that we must have a broad vision and diversified experience in order to achieve good results.

Accountability

The Prudential Group has always been based on employee welfare.The first is also the first in the entrepreneurial world, as long as You have a passion for investment work.

Respect

We are passionate about our work, have a team spirit and engage in all business in a direct and transparent way.

Excellence

We uphold the professionalism to promote business progress and continue to create outstanding performance. We strive to ensure that we provide our customers with the perfect service.

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 20 years.

1994
  • Established office in Singapore

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

1998
  • Joint venture with ICICI bank for India

1999
  • Launched fund management operation in Japan

  • Joint venture with Bank of China International for Hong Kong

2000
  • Entry into Taiwan's fund management industry

2001
  • Launched fund management operation in Malaysia

2002
  • Entry into Korea's fund management industry

2004
  • Launched fund management operation in Vietnam

2005
  • Joint venture with CITIC Group for Mainland China

2006
  • Launched fund management operation in Dubai

  • Launched Prudential Property Investment Management in Singapore

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

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

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

2012
  • Expanded Institutional business to United States

  • Launched fund management operation in Indonesia

  • Revealed new brand name Eastspring Investments

2013
  • Opened UK office

  • Expanded to Europe with an operation in Luxembourg

2018
  • Joint venture with TMB Asset Management Co. Ltd in Thailand

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