Eastspring Investments is a leading Asia based asset manager that manages over USD216 billion* of assets on behalf of institutional and retail clients. Operating in Asia since 1994, Eastspring Investments is the Asian asset management business of Prudential plc, an international financial services group, and has one of the widest footprints across the region.**
We provide investment solutions across a broad range of asset classes including:
• Fixed Income
• Multi Asset Solutions
• Quantitative Investment Solutions
and are committed to delivering high quality investment outcomes for our clients over the long term.
*As at 30 June 2019. **Eastspring Investments (excluding JV companies) companies are ultimately wholly-owned/indirect subsidiaries/associate of Prudential plc of the United Kingdom. Eastspring Investments companies (including JV’s) and Prudential plc are not affiliated in any manner with Prudential Financial, Inc., a company whose principal place of business is in the United States of America.
Greenwoods Asset Management is an investment management company specializing in managing funds investing into mainland China companies, including but not limited to A shares, B shares, H shares, Red Chips, and ADRs. Greenwoods funds include both international funds investing in Greater China equities for global investors and A-share trusts for qualified Chinese domestic investors.
18 March 2020 08:45
mallowstreet University Investment Focus: Emerging Markets
*** PLEASE NOTE THIS INVESTMENT FOCUS WILL NOW BE TAKING PLACE DIGITALLY ***
As new and exciting players to the global stage, emerging markets is an area of interest to all investors looking for opportunities further from home. Our expert presenters will share their experience, help attendees understand the risks as well as the opportunities to allocating to this fast growing and expanding asset class.
In this morning workshop we will hear from two managers who are experts in their respective strategies.
This event is FREE to attend for investment decision makers and their advisors and is available for CPD accreditation.
Given the current uncertainty regarding Covid-19, we have been monitoring the situation closely and have decided to move this event online. The Investment Focus will now take place online via a ‘Zoom’ meeting (a widely used webcast meeting provider). We will provide further information, including an access link and password, to all attendees in advance of the Focus.
Ken Wong is Client Portfolio Manager with Eastspring Investments.
He is a Greater China Equity Specialist and is responsible for articulating Greater China equity strategies, processes, positioning and performances to clients and prospective clients globally.
Ken appears frequently on CNBC and Bloomberg as a guest host to talk about the insights of the Greater China market.
Bryant Tan is Assistant Manager, Product and Distribution with Eastspring Investments.
He is part of the China Growth team and is responsible for articulating the strategy, process, positioning and performances of our various equities strategies.
Bryant is also responsible for sales and marketing for our onshore Private Fund Manager (PFM) and offshore Qualified Domestic Institutional Investor (QDLP) strategies to onshore Chinese clients.
Joseph Zeng is the partner in charge of the business of Greenwoods Asset Management Hong Kong Ltd.
Founded by Mr. George Jiang, Greenwoods manages AUM over $11bn managed from offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and is one of the largest China managers specializing in managing equity long/short and long-only investments into Chinese companies listed in HK, China, and the US, based on fundamental research and local due diligence. Its flagship China hedge fund, Golden China Fund, delivered a net return from inception (July 2004) to the end of 2019 over 25X, or 23.53% annualized, vs 9.03% of MSCI China USD Index and 6.37% of the Hong Kong H Share index. Greenwoods also manages a long-only fund benchmarked to MSCI China USD Index, a China A-share focused fund, and a China healthcare fund.
Investors of Greenwoods funds are mostly institutional investors such as endowments, pensions, sovereign wealth funds, and wealthy families from the US, Europe, and Asia.
Before joining Greenwoods, Mr. Zeng was an investment banker with JPMorgan, covering the IPOs and M&As of China banks, insurers, and fund managers. Prior to that Mr. Zeng was an equity analyst covering Chinese banks for JP Morgan, when his team was ranked the #2 Asia financial research team in the poll of Institutional Investors.
Mr. Zeng graduated with a Master degree in Accounting & Finance from the London School of Economics (LSE), where he was awarded the Robert Fleming scholarship. He also attended the Master of Intl Finance program of the Graduate School of the People‘s Bank of China, which is now Wudaokou School of Finance, Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. And he earned the bachelor degree from Wuhan University.