Company

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 USD241 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 integrate environmental, social and governance considerations in all our investments processes and are a signatory to the UN-supported Principles of responsible Investment.

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

 

1Presence 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.
231 December 2019.



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 RM43.6 billion of assets under management (“AUM”) as at 31 December 2019. It manages 32 funds valued at RM8.9 billion.

Financial position for the past three (3) years:

                                                                   Financial Year End

 

31/12/2017

(RM’000)

31/12/2018

(RM’000)

31/12/2019

(RM’000)

Paid-up share capital

28,000

28,000

28,000

Shareholders’ funds

48,400

77,587

61,878

Turnover

191,003 200,924 191,019

Pre-tax profit

42,331

50,348

41,029

After tax profit          

34,260

37,687

32,291

Lipper Fund Awards 

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25+

Years of
operating history

241^

Billion (USD)
assets under
management

300+^

No. of investment
professionals

29^

Nationalities
employed

11

Asian markets

2018

Asia Fund
House of
the Year

All information is at 31 December 2019
^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 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

  • Revealed new brand name Eastspring Investments

    Revealed 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
  • Joint venture with TMB Bank in Thailand

    Joint venture with TMB Bank in Thailand

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

    Established an Investment Management Wholly-Foreign Owned Enterprise in China

2019
  • Joint venture with Thanachart Fund Management Co., Ltd.

    Joint venture with Thanachart Fund Management Co., Ltd.