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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Our philosophy is very simple. We are constantly searching for high quality businesses and when we acquire them, we will work relentlessly with them to create long-term sustainable value through innovation, ESG-led and proactive asset management.

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First Sentier Investors aims to be recognised as world-class for all the asset categories that we manage. The following awards are testament to our investment approach, and the expertise of our excellent, hard-working teams.


We continue to focus on developing quality investment capabilities and look forward to building on this success.


BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards
Hong Kong 2020

Grand Awards
Brand of the Year

Manager of the Year Awards
Asia Equity - Martin Lau (Manager of the Year)

House Awards
Asia Equity (Best-In-Class)
Japan Equity (Best-In-Class)
Balanced Mixed Asset (Outstanding Achiever)
Greater China Equity (Outstanding Achiever)
Hong Kong Equity (Outstanding Achiever)

Top Fund Awards
First Sentier Asian Quality Bond Fund I Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)
FSSA Japan Equity Fund I Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)

Sustainability Awards
Stewardship (Best-In-Class)
ESG Integration (Outstanding Achiever)

Top ESG Performance
FSSA Hong Kong Growth Fund III Acc USD (Best-In-Class)
FSSA Greater China Growth Fund I Acc USD (Best-In-Class)
FSSA Asia Focus Fund III Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)
FSSA Asian Equity Plus Fund I Dist USD (Outstanding Achiever)
FSSA China Focus Fund I Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)
First Sentier Asian Bridge Fund I USD (Outstanding Achiever)
First Sentier Gbl Listed Infr Fund I Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)

Top Global Compact Performance
First Sentier Asian Bridge Fund I USD (Best-In-Class)
FSSA China Growth Fund I Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)
FSSA Greater China Growth Fund I Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)
FSSA Hong Kong Growth Fund III Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)
First Sentier Gbl Listed Infr Fund I Acc USD (Outstanding Achiever)

Most Significant Improvement Award - ESG
FSSA Greater China Growth Fund I Acc USD (Best-In-Class)
FSSA Hong Kong Growth Fund III Acc USD (Best-In-Class)

Most Significant Improvement Award - Temperature Alignment
First Sentier Asian Bridge Fund I USD (Best-In-Class)

Asia Asset Management
Best of the Best Awards 2021

Regional Awards
Most Resilient Fund - FSSA Japan Equity Fund (Merit Award)

Country Awards
Best ESG Engagement Initiative

Performance Awards
Global Listed Infrastructure (10 Years)

Citywire Asia Awards 2021

Best Fund Group
Equity - Japan
Equity - Hong Kong

Fund Selector Asia Awards
Hong Kong 2021

Japanese Equity (Gold)
FSSA Japan Equity Fund

Institute of ESG &
Benchmark ESG Achievement Awards

Special ESG Awards
The Outstanding ESG Performer of the Year (Platinum Award)

Insurance Asia News
Institutional Asset Management Awards 2021

Best Active Asset Manager

Best Japan Equities Manager 

Refinitiv Lipper Fund Awards
Hong Kong 2021

Equity India (10 Years)
FSSA Indian Subcontinent Fund I USD Acc

Equity Japan (3 Years)
FSSA Japan Equity Fund I USD Acc

Mixed Asset USD Bal - Global (5 Years)
First Sentier Asian Bridge Fund I USD

The Asset Triple A
Sustainable Investing Awards 2021

Best Middle Office Outsourcing, Fund Managers

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