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6 August 2020

The Board of First Sentier Investors today announced the appointment of Susie Rippingall as a Non-Executive Director.

Following its transition in ownership last year, First Sentier Investors (currently known as First State Investments outside of Australia) operates as a standalone investment manager governed by a Board of Directors. Based in Hong Kong, Ms Rippingall will join two recently appointed Non-Executive Directors, Michelle Tredenick and Richard Wastcoat, bringing the total number of independent directors to three.

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2 August 2019

Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking completes acquisition of First State Investments

Leading global investment manager, First State Investments today announced the completion of its sale from Commonwealth Bank of Australia to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG).

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20 September 2018

CFSGAM announces change of leadership

Mark Lazberger has announced today that he is leaving Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) (also known internationally as First State Investments), having spent 10 years at the helm as Chief Executive Officer.

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