Since its inception in 1988, First State Investments known as First Sentier Investors in Australia, has evolved into a global investment management business with funds under management of USD$156.3b (as of 30 June 2019) on behalf of an international client base that extends across Asia, Australasia, Europe and North America.
On 2 August 2019, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation acquired our business from Commonwealth Bank of Australia, and we now operate as a standalone global investment management business. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
First State Investments offers a comprehensive suite of investment capabilities across a number of sought-after asset classes managed by experienced investment teams, some of whom have been investing for clients for over 25 years. Specialist capabilities include global emerging markets and Asia Pacific equities (managed by the FSSA Investment Managers and Stewart Investors investment teams), listed and direct infrastructure, Australian equities, fixed income and multi-asset solutions.
How to invest
This is a wholesale fund available to wholesale investors only. The term “wholesale investor” is defined in the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013.
For questions please email instoRM@colonialfirststate.com.au.