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First Sentier Investors appoints Head of Distribution in Japan
29 April 2022
Leading global investment manager, First Sentier Investors (FSI), today announced the appointment of Hideki Suruga to the role of Head of Distribution, Japan and Representative Director for First Sentier Investors (Japan) Limited, effective 6 May 2022.
First Sentier Investors rebrands its direct infrastructure business to Igneo Infrastructure Partners
22 March 2022
First Sentier Investors Group (FSI), a leading global investment manager, today announced its direct infrastructure investment team will now be named Igneo Infrastructure Partners.
First Sentier Investors bolsters RI and Corporate Sustainability capabilities with three new appointments
16 March 2022
Leading global asset manager, First Sentier Investors (FSI), has strengthened its responsible investment (RI) and corporate sustainability capabilities with three new appointments.
First Sentier Investors appoints new Deputy CEO
3 March 2022
Leading global investment manager, First Sentier Investors (FSI), today announced the appointment of Yoshiki Ueno to the role of Deputy Chief Executive Officer.
First Sentier Investors announces results of investment capability review
1 March 2022
The Leading global investment manager today announced the outcome of a review of its existing investment capabilities against it strategy. The recent review gave particular consideration to the longer-term impact of overlapping investment strategies on the firm’s growth ambitions.
First Sentier MUFG Sustainable Investment Institute publishes research on
microfibre pollution causes, effects and required interventions
20 January 2022
The First Sentier MUFG Sustainable Investment Institute, a joint venture initiative between First Sentier Investors and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, has published new research on the growing issue of microfibre pollution.
First Sentier Investors appoints Global Head of Investment Management
29 November 2021
Leading global investment manager, First Sentier Investors, today announced the appointment of David Allen to the role of Global Head of Investment Management.
First Sentier Investors appoints Managing Director and Head of Distribution in Asia
1 November 2021
Leading global investment manager, First Sentier Investors, today announced the appointment of Lauren Prendiville to the role of Managing Director and Head of Distribution in Asia.
First Sentier Investors appoints Chief People and Culture Officer
20 July 2021
First Sentier Investors today announced the appointment of Melanie Halsey as Chief People and Culture Officer, based in London, reporting to Mark Steinberg, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
First Sentier Investors and MUFG launch Sustainable Investment Institute
12 May 2021
First Sentier Investors, a leading global investment manager, and its shareholder Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (the Trust Bank), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG), today jointly launched the First Sentier MUFG Sustainable Investment Institute (the institute).
First State Investments rebrands to First Sentier Investors
22 September 2020
First State Investments, a leading global investment manager, announced it is operating worldwide under the new brand, First Sentier Investors, effective today.
The Board of First Sentier Investors today announced the appointment of Susie Rippingall as a Non-Executive Director.
6 August 2020
Following its transition in ownership last year, First Sentier Investors (currently known as First State Investments outside of Australia) operates as a standalone investment manager governed by a Board of Directors. Based in Hong Kong, Ms Rippingall will join two recently appointed Non-Executive Directors, Michelle Tredenick and Richard Wastcoat, bringing the total number of independent directors to three.
First State Investments 50th anniversary in Singaopore
4 September 2019
First State Investments celebrated its 50th anniversary in Singapore. To mark the occasion, we hosted a cocktail reception for clients to celebrate this milestone with us. We look forward to the next 50.
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking completes acquisition of First State Investments
2 August 2019
Leading global investment manager, First State Investments today announced the completion of its sale from Commonwealth Bank of Australia to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG).
CFSGAM announces change of leadership
20 September 2018
Mark Lazberger has announced today that he is leaving Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) (also known internationally as First State Investments), having spent 10 years at the helm as Chief Executive Officer.
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