Citywire Asia is pleased to announce the winners of the Best Group and Best Fund Manager Awards for Singapore following the inaugural awards ceremony on Tuesday.
The individuals and groups boasting the best risk-adjusted returns and outperformance were honoured at a special event held at the Park Royal Hotel in Singapore.
The awards ceremony, which was attended by some of the territory’s well-known fund managers and selectors, showcased the top performers across various equities and bonds categories.
The awards are based on Citywire’s unique performance data for individual fund managers and asset management groups running funds available in Singapore.
Commenting on the methodology and award winners, Frank Talbot, deputy head of investment research, said: ‘The manager awards showcase those individuals available to Singapore investors with the very best risk return profiles.’
'Consistency, longevity and a group’s skill all need to be present to gain an award. We look at a groups global competency in particular sector over a seven year time frame to ascertain who is doing the best job with investors’ money.’
Full a full explanation of the methodology used to analyse the managers and ascertain the winners, please click here.
And the winners are:
Best group awards: bonds
|Bonds - Asia Pacific Hard Currency||Lion Global|
|Bonds - Asia Pacific Local Currency||Alliance Bernstein|
|Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency||Threadneedle|
|Bonds - Global||PIMCO|
|Bonds - Global High Yield||Morgan Stanley|
|Bonds - US Dollar||Nordea|
Best group awards: equities
|Equity - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan||Schroders|
|Equity - Europe||T Rowe Price|
|Equity - Global Emerging Markets||Aberdeen Asset Management|
|Equity - Global Equities||Artisan Partners|
|Equity - Japan||Old Mutual Global Investors|
|Equity - North America||Vulcan Value Partners LLC|
Best fund manager awards: bonds
|Bonds - Asia Pacific Hard Currency||Veronica Ng||Lion Global|
|Bonds - Asia Pacific Local Currency||Chia-Liang Lian||Legg Mason|
|Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Hard Currency||David Bessey & Cathy Hepworth||Nordea|
|Bonds - Global||Scott A. Mather||PIMCO|
|Bonds - Global High Yield||Christel Rendu de Lint & Philippe Gräub||UBP|
|Bonds - US Dollar||Anthony Smouha||GAM|
Best fund manager awards: equities
|Equity - Asia Pacific Excluding Japan||Joohee An||Mirae Asset|
|Equity - Europe||L. Alfonso Barroso & Mark Denning||Capital Group|
|Equity - Global Emerging Markets||Thomas de Saint-Seine, Maxime Botti & Emmanuel Hauptmann||RAM Active Investments SA|
|Equity - Global Equities||Mark Breedon||Investec|
|Equity - Japan||Nicholas Price||Fidelity Worldwide Investment|
|Equity - North America||Samantha McLemore||Legg Mason|