Specialist in Asia Pacific, Japan, China, India and South East Asia and Global Emerging Market equities.

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Stewart Investors manage investment portfolios on behalf of our clients over the long term and have held shares in some companies for over 20 years. They launched their first investment strategy in 1988.

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Curiosity has a new name

At First Sentier Investors – the new name for First State Investments – curiosity is at the heart of all we do. It’s what shapes our investment philosophy and drives our active approach to investment management.

And while our name is changing, we retain the same active approach to creating sustainable, long-term outcomes for our clients.

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World-leading provider of specialist investment capabilities

Since our inception in 1988, we have evolved into a global fund manager with a client base that extends across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. We invest more than US$148 billion^ on behalf of our clients globally



Source: First Sentier Investors as of 30 Jun 2020.

We are a stand-alone asset management business and the home of investment teams Stewart Investors, FSSA Investment Managers and Realindex Investments. All our investment teams – whether in-house or individually branded – operate with discrete investment autonomy, according to their investment philosophies.

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We are in the process of changing our website and disclosure documents to reflect our new brand, product and group company names. This week you may notice material that is branded both First Sentier Investors and First State Investments or references to products or entities whose names are the process of being changed in the various markets in which we operate. This re-brand program has no impact on your investments and should complete shortly. If you have any questions, please visit our rebrand page or email us on