At Stewart Investors, we believe in putting people first. Our investment world-view is of a series of partnerships – with each other, with our clients, with the companies we invest in, the people who buy their goods and services, and with the wider society in which we all live and work.

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Our global listed infrastructure team combines specialised knowledge and skills with a disciplined investment process to deliver long term capital growth and inflation protected income by investing in the shares of companies around the world that own or operate infrastruct...
Deputy head of global listed infrastructure, andrew greenup, tells livewire the most compelling reasons for investors to consider listed infrastructure as part of their portfolios, some common misconceptions, and shares a high conviction stock pick; the world's ...
In an environment of uncertainty, infrastructure investments can provide investors with a sense of reassurance. regardless of short-term market ‘noise’, every nation depends on roads, utilities, airports, railways, pipelines and wireless towers, in order to function effectively. these sect...
As we approach the midpoint of 2021, infrastructure is at an inflection point. different markets are emerging from covid-19 at their own pace, while long-term challenges like decarbonisation are more urgent than ever. in a recent client update, our global listed infrastruc...
"what we do well by being global is recognising trends that are happening in one part of the world, and seeing that as an opportunity in another part." peter meany, head of global listed infrastructure, discusses global trends in infrastructure assets ...
Team members bring diverse backgrounds and deep experience in both infrastructure and equities markets to our funds.
We consider ESG risks to be factors that may place business value at risk. Companies at risk are identified using both external providers and our own internally driven research, which is based on a systematic and extensive company meeting program.
Investors are cautious on infrastructure stocks over inflation concerns, when many of these assets have done the ground work to survive and thrive in inflationary environments.
For infrastructure companies, looking after all stakeholders is a fundamental part of honouring their social license to operate. how companies behave, especially during challenging times, gives tremendous insight into their overall commitment to social responsibility.
Tap into a relatively stable investments in real assets, infrastructure, property and essential services we all rely upon
Investors are cautious on infrastructure stocks over inflation concerns, when many of these assets have done the ground work to survive and thrive in inflationary environments.
Video: infrastructure - the good, the bad and the ugly
2020 has been a remarkable year for infrastructure operators and investors, with covid-19 abruptly changing the way we work, play and travel. lockdowns have not been seen on this scale since world war two, impacting short-term earnings for assets like toll roads and airports.
American listed infrastructure (ali) has seen a significant increase in merger and acquisition (m&a) activity. private market and foreign corporate buyers are paying premiums of 25% to listed markets, often for non-controlling stakes. this m&a illustrates the intrinsic value ...
infrastructure and utilities are at the epicentre of global efforts to reduce carbon emissions. allocating capital appropriately within this space can effect meaningful change in working towards a two degree scenario.
The last decade has seen carbon-free renewables, with the help of low cost natural gas, start to displace coal and oil from the developed world's electricity supply. The International Energy Agency predicts that between 2019 and 2024, the world will add enough renewable generation capacity to pow...
Xcel energy is a us-listed regulated utility serving 3.5 million electric and 2 million gas customers in eight midwestern and western states, primarily colorado and minnesota. we invested in the company due to its combination of strong environmental credentials, and an attractive 5-7% earn...
We're driven by our Responsible Investment principles. Our commitment to RI and ESG analysis enables us to make more informed decisions that not only benefit our clients, but our environment and our society.
Through the sustainable funds group, stewart investors access global equity markets by investing in emerging markets to deliver long-term investment returns.
First Sentier Investors is the new name for First State Investments. We’ve always been renowned for our research-led active management approach. Curious to know more?
Curious fact. Asia is home to 60% of the world's population and 2,300 different languages
Curious fact. The first footprints on the moon will remain there for a million years
Curious fact. Items immersed in honey can be preserved for centuries
Curious fact: Enough sunlight reaches earth each hour to satisfy the world’s energy remand for a year
Curious fact: Enough sunlight reaches earth each hour to satisfy the world’s energy remand for a year
Our FAQ Guide shares why we have rebranded to First Sentier Investors and the implications this has for our products
Climate change and global warming pose systemic risks to society and the global economy. it impacts the availability of resources, the price and structure of the energy market, the vulnerability of infrastructure and the valuation of companies.
Our responsible investment strategy is founded on a strong governance framework. A key part of good governance are policies which set clear expectations for our people. Transparency is also an important component of good governance as it allows our clients and other stakeholders to hold us accoun...
Curious fact: the rain on Saturn is made of diamonds
Diversity is a business issue as well as an ethical one. There is a raft of research demonstrating that gender diversity contributes to better business and economic outcomes.
Learn how we are embedding a culture of responsible investment stewardship to ensure better outcomes both financially and for society in general.
global asset management group focused on providing high quality, long-term investment capabilities to clients. we bring together independent teams of active, specialist investors who share a common commitment to responsible investment principles.
We have collected over 130 case studies from across our diverse investment teams on how a culture of responsible investment and stewardship manifests itself in real-life investment decisions and engagement with companies.
Proxy voting rights are an important asset for listed equity investors and exercising these rights is a core part of our stewardship responsibilities. we seek to vote on all possible resolutions at company meetings.
Each investment team has developed a climate change statement and carbon footprint report. we provide a combined footprint for all listed equity portfolios and individual listed equity team carbon footprints.
Investors, regulators and markets have an obligation to address modern slavery risks as a key aspect of their ESG obligations.
Information about how first Sentier Investors protects and manages your personal information
Discover our socially responsible investing approach through active ownership, ESG integration, and exclusion screening.
A new study has found that on average people could be ingesting approximately 5 grams of plastic every week, which is the equivalent weight of a credit card.
Each of our multiple investment teams are specialists in their respective fields and set their own investment philosophies and processes. Our commitment to responsibility investment is a common thread which runs through all our diverse investment capabilities.
As investors, we know that biodiversity loss creates risks for the companies we invest in together with the broader economy, and that we need to do more to both understand and mitigate those risks.
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With key equity markets volatile, bond yields racing to zero, central banks out of dry powder and governments consumed by politics, 2020 promises to be a year of uncertainty for investors. The one thing investors can’t ignore is the investment process.
Leading global investment manager, colonial first state global asset management (cfsgam) today announced the completion of its sale from commonwealth bank of australia to mitsubishi ufj trust and banking corporation
We are a global specialist investment manager operating across the globe. our executive management team lead through a demonstration of expertise, client focus and operational excellence.
Important information two fund ranges ("the funds") for sale: the first state investments icvc and the first state global umbrella fund plc