LONDON, January 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
London-based International Finance Magazine has conferred the 2014 awards for the 'Best Asia Fixed Income House' and 'Best Asset Management Company' in Singapore to UOB Asset Management. The award ceremony and gala dinner was held on 18th November, in the ballroom of the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London.
Established in 1986, UOB Asset Management is a leading manager with more than 28 years of experience investing in equities and fixed income instruments of regional and global markets. They offer global investment management expertise to individuals, institutions and corporations through retail unit trusts, exchange-traded funds and customised portfolio management services.
As of November 2014, UOB Asset Management has an experienced team of 87 investment professionals (including subsidiaries), conducting independent rigorous fundamental research within a proven investment process and framework. With its headquarters in Singapore, the company has regional business and investment offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Taiwan and Japan. They also have two joint ventures - Ping An UOB Fund Management Company based in China and UOB-SM Asset Management based in Singapore.
UOB Asset Management is a wholly-owned subsidiary of UOB Group, which has assets totaling SGD 284 billion (USD 225 billion) as at end 2013. UOB is a leading bank in Asia which provides a wide range of financial services through its network of more than 500 offices in 19 countries globally.
Thio Boon Kiat, Chief Executive Officer of UOB Asset Management, said, "We are deeply honoured to receive these prestigious awards from International Finance Magazine for the 'Best Asset Management Company Singapore 2014' and 'Best Asia Fixed Income House Singapore 2014'. These awards are a testimony to our continued commitment to investment performance and reaffirm our expertise in Asian fixed income investments."
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