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SUT represents Singapore Unit Trust fund range
With effect from 22 September 2020, First State Investments was rebranded to First Sentier Investors. The names of the funds were also rebranded, please view the full list of the fund name changes: First Sentier Investors Global Growth Funds (Singapore Unit Trust / Authorized Scheme) / First Sentier Investors Global Umbrella Fund (IRISH VCC / Recognized Scheme).
Fund performance data is sourced from First Sentier Investors. Single pricing basis with net income reinvested. The above performance data is provided for information only and does not contain or constitute investment advice. A copy of the Prospectus is available and may be obtained from the Manager, First Sentier Investors (Singapore), or any of our distributors. Investors should read the Prospectus and consult a financial adviser before deciding to make any investment. In the event of discrepancies between the marketing materials and the Prospectus, the Prospectus shall prevail. The value of the Fund and the income from them, if any, may fall or rise. Past performance of the Fund or the Manager and any economic and market trends or forecast, is not indicative of the future or likely performance of the Fund or the Manager. Neither the Manager, nor any of its associates, nor any director, or employee accepts any liability for any loss arising directly or indirectly from any use of this information. Units are not available to U.S. persons.
Tap into Asia’s growth story
Invest in the world’s growth engine
Having witnessed an unrivalled transformation and expansion over the last decade, we believe the Asian market will be the economic engine of the world.
Managed by highly experienced and well-resourced investment teams, with an absolute return mindset, a focus on long-term investing and robust risk management. We target a disciplined 50:50 allocation into equities and fixed income, actively rebalancing when the exposure to each asset class exceeds 55% at any time.
Why invest in the First Sentier Bridge Fund ?
Asia continues to be the engine of global growth and offers attractive investment opportunities in both equity and fixed income markets.
Active rebalancing takes the guesswork out of investing, minimising risk of missing the opportune time.
A disciplined approach is key to achieving consistent investment outcomes by focusing on long-term structural trends and ignoring short-term market noises.
Managed by highly experienced and well-resourced investment teams, with an absolute return mindset, a focus on long-term investing and robust risk management.
Managed by autonomous investment specialist teams
The First Sentier Bridge Fund is managed by FSSA Investment Managers and the First Sentier Emerging Markets and Asian Fixed Income team.
FSSA Investment Managers
FSSA Investment Managers, an autonomous investment team within First Sentier Investors, manages the fund’s Asian equity allocation. The team are bottom-up investors that scrutinise the fundamentals, constructing high-conviction portfolios that offer clients exposure to high quality companies in some of the world’s fastest-growing markets. With dedicated investment professionals in Hong Kong, Singapore and Edinburgh, the team manages a range of Asia Pacific and Global Emerging Market equity funds on behalf of institutional and wholesale clients globally.
The team conducts approximately 1,600 company meetings each year, to understand and engage with companies and their management. The team adopts an absolute return mindset and is inherently conservative, focusing on capital preservation as well as capital growth. By weighing up the potential downside with the potential upside, the risk to long-term client returns is significantly reduced.
First Sentier Emerging Markets and Asian Fixed Income Team
The First Sentier Emerging Markets and Asian Fixed Income team manages the fund’s Asian fixed income allocation. Operating across Hong Kong, Singapore, London and Sydney, the team is comprised of highly experienced investment professionals who have experience investing throughout the market cycle. The team adopts a valuation-based investment philosophy and consider the longer-term earning potential for each investment by applying a fundamental ‘Five Factor Analysis’ on each of the 15 countries in the region.
The five factors that influence and ultimately drive returns are: the macro-economic outlook; the valuation of the rates, credit and currency markets; the sentiment in those markets; the political outlook; and a technical assessment. These factors help formulate an outlook within each country and forms the basis of the team’s Asian fixed income strategies. These strategies are implemented with a medium-term time horizon, a focus on risk-return, quality credit analysis and appropriate risk management.