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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).
1 November 2018
Divestment of global asset management business
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell its global asset management business, Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM), also known outside of Australia as First State Investments, to Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB) for total cash consideration of $4.13 billion (the Transaction).
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.
12 May 2016
Media Release: First State Investments commits to increased quality of climate risk disclosure in latest Responsible Investment report
First State Investments (First State) has today published its ninth annual Responsible Investment & Stewardship Report, in which it further enhances its reporting on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, including disclosing its climate risk exposures across a number of asset classes for the first time.