RESULTS 2019

HOUSE AWARDSMANAGER OF THE YEARSUSTAINABILITY AWARDSTHE GRAND AWARDSTOP FUNDS AWARDS

These awards recognize players of the different asset classes and strategies that have delivered sustained consistent out-performance on a risk-adjusted basis with a clear, coherent and sustainable 3-steps methodology and by following the 5-prong criteria.

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CategoryCompanyAwards Status
Asia AllocationFirst State Investments (Singapore)Best-in-Class
Asia ex-Japan EquityFirst State Investments (Singapore)Best-in-Class
Asia ex-Japan EquityMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementOutstanding Achiever
Asia ex-Japan EquityBNP Paribas Asset Management Asia LimitedOutstanding Achiever
Asia Fixed IncomeFullerton Fund ManagementBest-in-Class
Asia Fixed IncomeManulife Investment Management (Singapore)Outstanding Achiever
China EquityBNP Paribas Asset Management Asia LimitedBest-in-Class
China EquityUBS Global Asset ManagementOutstanding Achiever
Consumer Sector EquityRegrettably, there are no qualified winners in this category
Emerging Markets Fixed IncomeInvestec Asset Management Hong Kong LimitedBest-in-Class
Europe EquityColumbia Threadneedle Investments Singapore (Pte.) LimitedBest-in-Class
Financials Sector EquityBlackRock (Singapore) LimitedBest-in-Class
Global EquityColumbia Threadneedle Investments Singapore (Pte.) LimitedBest-in-Class
Global EquityMorgan Stanley Investment ManagementOutstanding Achiever
Global Fixed IncomeBaring Asset Management (Asia) LimitedBest-in-Class
Global Fixed IncomeBNY Mellon Asset ManagementOutstanding Achiever
Greater China EquityUBS Global Asset ManagementBest-in-Class
Greater China EquitySchroder Investment Management (Singapore) LimitedOutstanding Achiever
Healthcare Sector EquityBlackRock (Singapore) LimitedBest-in-Class
High-Yield Fixed IncomeBaring Asset Management (Asia) LimitedBest-in-Class
India EquityRegrettably, there are no qualified winners in this category
Multi-Asset Cautious AllocationInvestec Asset Management Hong Kong LimitedOutstanding Achiever
Multi-Asset IncomeSchroder Investment Management (Singapore) LimitedBest-in-Class
Multi-Asset Moderate AllocationJanus Henderson InvestorsOutstanding Achiever
Property Sector EquityJanus Henderson InvestorsBest-in-Class
Technology Sector EquityBNP Paribas Asset Management Asia LimitedBest-in-Class
Technology Sector EquityBlackRock (Singapore) LimitedOutstanding Achiever
US Large-Cap EquityRegrettably, there are no qualified winners in this category

This award aims to recognize an individual who has led his/her team to outstanding performances over the consistency of three-year and five-year performances against the benchmark and their peers, and how they have managed their mandates with excellent stewardship in safeguarding shareholders’ capital, grew the size of the fund/mandate without compromising safety and returns.

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CategoryCompanyAward Status
Asia EquityArthur Kwong and Felix Lam, BNP Paribas Asset Management Asia LimitedManager of the Year
China EquityCaroline Yu Maurer, BNP Paribas Asset Management Asia LimitedManager of the Year
Global EquityClyde Rossouw, Investec Asset Management Hong Kong LimitedManager of the Year
High-Yield Fixed IncomeChris Sawyer, Scott Roth, Sean Feeley and Craig Abouchar, Baring Asset Management (Asia) LimitedManager of the Year
Asia Fixed IncomeChin Yong Li, Kevin Tseng and Koh Hwee Joo, UOB Asset ManagementOutstanding Manager Award

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CategoryCompanyAwards Status
Sustainable InvestmentBNP Paribas Asset Management Asia LimitedBest-in-Class
Impact Investments AwardBNP Paribas Asset Management Asia LimitedOutstanding Achiever


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Results to Be Announced

BENCHMARK is pleased to announce the TOP performing funds for this year’s BENCHMARK Fund of the Year Awards.

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  • CATEGORYFUND NAMEAWARD STATUS
    Absolute Return Fixed IncomeLegg Mason WA Macro Opportunities Bd A Acc USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Asia Pacific Fixed Income – HCFirst State Asian Quality Bond I Acc USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Asia Pacific Fixed Income – HCHSBC Asian Bond Fund AM2-USDOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    Asia Pacific Fixed Income – LCSchroder Asian Investment Grade Credit ABEST-IN-CLASS
    Convertible Fixed IncomeFranklin Global Convertible Secs A (acc) USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    EUR Fixed IncomeBlueBay Inv Grade Euro Aggregate Bd R EURBEST-IN-CLASS
    EUR High Yield Fixed IncomeCandriam Bonds Euro High Yield C EUR CBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Emerging Markets Corporate Fixed IncomeAS SICAV I – EM Corporate Bond A Acc USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Emerging Markets Corporate Fixed IncomeBNY Mellon Em Mkts Corp Debt A USDOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    Global Emerging Markets Corporate Fixed IncomeGoldman Sachs Em Mkts Corp Bond Pf Base Acc USDOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income – HCM&G Emerging Markets Bond GBP X IncBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Emerging Markets Fixed Income – LCThreadneedle Emerging Market Loc Ret Net Inc USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Fixed IncomeH2O Multi Aggregate Fund R-C USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Fixed Income – LCLegg Mason WA Global Bond Trust A SGD AccBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global High Yield Fixed IncomePIMCO GIS Capital Securities ECl USD AccBEST-IN-CLASS
    SGD Fixed IncomeEastspring IUT-Singapore Select Bond ABEST-IN-CLASS
    SGD Fixed IncomeFullerton SGD Income BOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    USD Corporate Fixed IncomeUBS (Lux) Bond S – USD Corporates (USD) P-accBEST-IN-CLASS
    USD Corporate Fixed IncomeInvestec GSF Investment Grade Corp Bd A Acc USDOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    USD Corporate Fixed IncomePIMCO GIS Glo Invt Grd Crdt ECl USD IncOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    USD Fixed IncomeAB FCP I-American Income Portfolio A USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    USD Fixed IncomeLegg Mason WA US Core Plus Bond A Acc USDOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    USD Fixed IncomeFidelity Funds – US Dollar Bond A-USD-DISOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    USD High Yield Fixed IncomeUBAM Global High Yield Solution AC USDBEST-IN-CLASS
  • CATEGORYFUND NAMEAWARD STATUS
    Absolute ReturnPolar Capital UK Absolute Equity R GBPBEST-IN-CLASS
    Alternative Energy Theme EquityRobecoSAM Smart Energy Fund BBEST-IN-CLASS
    ASEAN EquityBarings ASEAN Frontiers A USD IncBEST-IN-CLASS
    Asia Emerging Markets EquityUBS (CH) Equity Fund – Emerging Asia (USD) PBEST-IN-CLASS
    Asia ex-Japan EquityMS INVF Asia Opportunity A USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Asia Pacific EquityJPMorgan Pacific Securities (acc) – USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Asia Pacific Small/Mid Cap EquityJPMorgan Asian Smaller Companies Fund (acc) – USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    China EquityUBS (Lux) Inv SICAV – China A Opp (USD) P-accBEST-IN-CLASS
    Consumer Discretionary Sector EquityGAM Multistock – Luxury Brands Eq-EUR BBEST-IN-CLASS
    Europe Emerging Markets EquitySchroder ISF Emerging Europe A AccBEST-IN-CLASS
    Europe EquityFidelity Funds – European Dynamic Gth A-EUR-DISBEST-IN-CLASS
    EuroZone EquityFidelity Funds – Euro Stoxx 50®A-EUR-DISBEST-IN-CLASS
    Financial Sector EquityPolar Capital Global Insurance R GBP AccBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Emerging Markets EquitySchroder ISF BRIC A AccBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global EquityFundsmith Equity T AccBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Equity IncomeFidelity Funds – Global Dividend A-ACC-USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Real Estate Sector EquityJanus Henderson HF Global Property Eqs A2 USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Global Small/Mid Cap EquityThreadneedle (Lux)-Global Smaller Companies AEBEST-IN-CLASS
    Gold & Precious Metal Sector EquityInvestec GSF Global Gold A Inc USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Gold & Precious Metal Sector EquitySchroder ISF Global Gold A Acc USDOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    Greater China EquityUBS (Lux) Equity Fd – Greater China (USD) P-accBEST-IN-CLASS
    Healthcare Sector EquityBGF World Healthscience A2 USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    India EquitySchroder ISF Indian Opportunities A AccOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    Information Technology Sector EquityFidelity Funds – Global Technology A-EUR-DISBEST-IN-CLASS
    Information Technology Sector EquityThreadneedle (Lux)-Global Technology AUOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    Infrastructure Theme EquityDWS Invest Global Infrastructure LCBEST-IN-CLASS
    Japan EquityJPMorgan Japan (Yen) Acc JPYBEST-IN-CLASS
    Japan EquityComgest Growth Japan JPY AccOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    Japan Small/Mid Cap EquityUnited Japan Small and Mid Cap JPYBEST-IN-CLASS
    Latin America Emerging Markets EquityInvestec GSF Latin American Smaller Cos A Acc USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Russia EquitySEB Russia Fund C (EUR)BEST-IN-CLASS
    Singapore EquitySchroder Singapore Trust A SGD DisBEST-IN-CLASS
    US EquityMFS Meridian Funds-US Concentrated Growth A1 USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    US EquityBrown Advisory US Equity Growth A USDOUTSTANDING ACHIEVER
    US Small/Mid Cap EquityT Rowe Price US Smaller Companies Equity A USDBEST-IN-CLASS
    Water Theme EquityPictet-Water-P EURBEST-IN-CLASS
  • CATEGORYFUND NAMEAWARD STATUS
    SGD Balanced AllocationFirst State Bridge A (Semi-Annually Distributing)BEST-IN-CLASS
    USD Aggressive AllocationGAM Star Growth C USD AccBEST-IN-CLASS
    USD Balanced AllocationJanus Henderson Balanced A$accBEST-IN-CLASS
    USD Conservative AllocationHSBC Portfolios World Selection 2 AC USDBEST-IN-CLASS
  • CATEGORYFUND NAMEAWARD STATUS
    Alternative Credit FocusGAM Star Credit Opportunities (USD) USD AccBEST-IN-CLASS
    Alternative Multi StrategiesH2O Multibonds R(C)BEST-IN-CLASS