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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Curiosity has a new name

At First Sentier Investors – the new name for First State Investments – curiosity is at the heart of all we do. It’s what shapes our investment philosophy and drives our active approach to investment management.

And while our name has changed, we retain the same active approach to creating sustainable, long-term outcomes for our clients.

First Sentier Investors and MUFG jointly launch the Sustainable Investment Institute

The institute will commission and publish high-quality research on a range of sustainability and sustainable investment related topics. The research aims to enhance industry awareness of sustainable investment, report on market trends and best practice, and promote a greater understanding of how such issues can impact long-term investment performance. 

Read the institute’s first report Microplastic Pollution: Causes, Consequences, and Issues for Investors

World-leading provider of specialist investment capabilities

Since our inception in 1988, we have evolved into a global fund manager with a client base that extends across Asia, Australia, Europe and North America. We invest more than US$180.3 billion* (AU$236.8 billion) on behalf of our clients globally


*Source: First Sentier Investors as of 31 Mar 2021

We are a stand-alone asset management business and the home of investment teams Stewart Investors and FSSA Investment Managers. All our investment teams – whether in-house or individually branded – operate with discrete investment autonomy, according to their investment philosophies.

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We are in the process of changing our website to reflect our new brand name. This week you may notice material that is branded both First Sentier Investors and First State Investments. This re-brand program has no impact on your investments and should be complete in the next 48 hours. If you have any questions, please visit our rebrand page or email us on