Singapore – House Awards: Asia Fixed Income

Dear fellow Jurors, 

Thank you for offering your precious time in helping to assess the candidates' strategies.

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Pillar 1. Investment process

To examine the principles and the team’s investment style and consistencies, accountability, and investor alignment

Pillar 2. Portfolio construction

To examine the portfolio disciplines, liquidity capability, investment/ divestment principles, and research resources

Pillar 3. Performance & Risk

To examine how performances and risks are generated, net returns together with drawdowns and recovery and investor diversification

Pillar 4. Stewardship

To examine the manager’s commitment to engagement and disclosure, responsible shareholding policies, and driving changes for investees

Pillar 5. Corporate Quality

To examine the company's commitment to responsible stewardship while ensuring healthy and sustainable growth



Nigel Foo , Head of Asia Fixed Income
First Sentier Investors
Category: Asia Fixed Income & MOY


  1. Mah Ching Cheng, Fund Advisory | Vice President Investment Products and Solutions, UOB Private Bank
  2. Simon Liu, Senior Investment Manager, St. James’s Place Wealth Management Group
  3. Peter Ryan-Kane, Founder, PeRK Advisory


Jason Pang , Senior Director, Client Portfolio Manager, Manulife Investment Management
Manulife Investment Management
Category: Asia Fixed Income (HK & SG)

Other Participants (On-Mute):
Willa Lau


  1. Joanne Murphy, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, CAIA
  2. Jonathan Wan, Deputy Head of Retail Banking, ICBC (Asia) Limited
  3. Elsa Pau, CEO of WealthAsia Group