Strategy Overview

Key Facts

Access to global equity markets

We put stewardship first

Stewart Investors manage equity portfolios, on behalf of clients, in Asia Pacific, emerging markets, worldwide and sustainable investment strategies. They have a distinct culture and investment philosophy which is unchanged in more than two decades, since the launch of their first investment strategy in 1988. The continued priority of Stewart Investors is to deliver sustainable long-term investment returns and to protect client capital.

Stewart Investors has offices based in Edinburgh, London, Sydney and Singapore. Stewart Investors operates as a semi-autonomous business unit within First State Investments, known as Colonial First State Global Asset Management in Australia.

Responsible Investment

Responsible Investment

Sustainable investment has always been an integral part of Stewart Investors’ investment philosophy and stock-picking process. We believe ESG issues are investment issues and we identify them, and their importance, through bottom-up company research. Our own team of investment analysts identify and analyse companies and their behaviour towards ESG issues.

Ultimately, we believe ESG issues determine whether a company will be a going concern longer term and consequently ESG is at the heart of our analysis.

All Stewart Investors funds are guided by the same investment philosophy. Our Sustainable Funds Group applies this philosophy with an added emphasis on long-term sustainability themes as key drivers of long-term investment performance.

More information on Stewart Investors' approach to responsible investment can be found on their website. 

Performance and Documents

First State Investments (registration number 53236800B) and Stewart Investors (registration number 53310114W) are business divisions of First State Investments (Singapore). Stewart Investors is a team within First State Investments that manages a range of Asia Pacific (ex Japan), Global Emerging Markets, Worldwide and Sustainable Development equity funds.

Fund performance data is sourced from First State Investments. Single pricing basis with net income reinvested. The above performance data is provided for information only and does not contain or constitute investment advice. A copy of the Prospectus is available and may be obtained from the Manager, First State Investments (Singapore), or any of our distributors. Investors should read the Prospectus and consult a financial adviser before deciding to make any investment. In the event of discrepancies between the marketing materials and the Prospectus, the Prospectus shall prevail. The value of the Fund and the income from them, if any, may fall or rise. Past performance of the Fund or the Manager and any economic and market trends or forecast, is not indicative of the future or likely performance of the Fund or the Manager. Neither the Manager, nor any of its associates, nor any director, or employee accepts any liability for any loss arising directly or indirectly from any use of this information. Units are not available to U.S. persons.

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