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First Sentier Investors appoints Jacqueline Lowe as an additional independent non-executive director

Tuesday, 24 August 2021: First Sentier Investors has appointed Jacqueline Lowe to the board of First Sentier Investors (UK) Funds Limited as an additional independent non-executive director. Lowe will be responsible for providing independent, strategic guidance and oversight to the company.

First Sentier Investors has retained independent directors since 2011 to ensure it has continued access to best-practice external advice and expertise. This appointment supports the firm’s continued commitment to effective corporate governance and its stewardship values.

Gary Cotton, Managing Director UK, of First Sentier Investors said: “Jacquie brings both extensive knowledge of the UK funds market and valuable experience as an independent director, and we warmly welcome her as our latest independent non-executive director. We value our external board members who provide us with important guidance, oversight and independent thinking that benefits our business and our clients.”

Lowe has held various leadership roles at Standard Life Investments Limited, and led the development of its mutual fund business until 2018. She currently holds non-executive director roles at Rathbone Unit Trust Management Ltd and Embark Investments Limited. She is also the non-executive chair of T Bailey Asset Management Limited, a non-executive director at Beatson Cancer Charity, and an investment committee member at The Big Exchange.

The appointment was effective on 9 August 2021.


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About First Sentier Investors

First Sentier Investors manages more than £131.0 billion in assets (as at 30 June 2021) on behalf of institutional investors, pension funds, wholesale distributors, investment platforms, financial advisers and their clients worldwide.

The firm operates as a standalone global investment management business with offices across Europe, the Americas, and Asia Pacific. First Sentier Investors’ expertise spans a range of asset classes and specialist investment sectors focused on delivering sustainable investment success based on responsible investment principles.

Formerly known as First State Investments, the firm was acquired from the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in August 2019 by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

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In the UK, issued by First Sentier Investors (UK) Funds Limited which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (registration number 143359). Registered office Finsbury Circus House, 15 Finsbury Circus, London, EC2M 7EB number 2294743.

In the EEA, issued by First Sentier Investors (Ireland) Limited, which is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. First Sentier Investors (Ireland) Limited is registered in the Republic of Ireland, No: 629188. Registered offices: 70 Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland.

Elsewhere, issued by First Sentier Investors International IM Limited which is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (registered number 122512). Registered office: 23 St. Andrew Square, Edinburgh, EH2 1BB number SCO79063.

First Sentier Investors entities referred to in this document are part of First Sentier Investors a member of MUFG, a global financial group. First Sentier Investors includes a number of entities in different jurisdictions. MUFG and its subsidiaries do not guarantee the performance of any investment or entity referred to in this document or the repayment of capital. Any investments referred to are not deposits or other liabilities of MUFG or its subsidiaries, and are subject to investment risk including loss of income and capital invested.