Top investment houses in Asian local currency bonds for 2023 | Asset Benchmark Research Asset Benchmark Research: Top Investment Houses in Asian Local Currency Bonds for 2022
Asset Benchmark Research
Top Investment Houses in Asian Local Currency Bonds for 2023

Asset Managers

Rank Firm
Highly commended Bosera Funds
GF Fund Management
ICBC Wealth Management
Ping An Asset Management
Penghua Fund Management
Taikang Asset Management
Rank Firm
1 Manulife Investment Management
2 HSBC Global Asset Management (Hong Kong)
3 First Sentier Investors
4 Gavekal Capital
Highly commended BOCI-Prudential Asset Management
BOCHK Asset Management
Hang Seng Investment Management
Rank Firm
1 SBI Mutual Fund
2 Axis Mutual Fund
3 Nippon India Mutual Fund
4 ICICI Prudential Asset Management
5 Kotak Mutual Fund
Highly commended DSP Mutual Fund
UTI Mutual Fund
Rank Firm
1 Manulife Investment Management
2 Batavia Prosperindo Asset Management
3 Danareksa Investment Management
4 Ashmore Asset Management
5 BNP Paribas Asset Management
Highly commended Bahana TCW Investment Management
Sucorinvest Asset Management
Syailendra Capital
PT Trimegah Asset Management
Rank Firm
1 AHAM Asset Management
2 AmFunds Management
3 RHB Asset Management
4 Public Mutual
Highly commended AIIMAN Asset Management
Opus Asset Management
Rank Firm
1 BPI Asset Management Trust
Highly commended Amalgamated Investment Bancorporation
Manulife Investment Management
Sun Life Financial
Rank Firm
1 Nikko Asset Management
2 Eastspring
= Principal Global Investors
4 Fullerton Fund Management
5 Allianz Global Investors
= Schroders
Highly commended Blackrock
Dymon Asia Capital
First Sentier Investors
Lion Global Investors
Rank Firm
1 Kasikorn Asset Management
2 SCB Asset Management
Highly commended Eastspring Asset Management


Rank Firm
1 Metrobank
Highly commended Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation
Rank Firm
1 Agricultural Bank of Taiwan
2 Yuanta Bank
3 Taiwan Cooperative Bank

Insurance Firms

Rank Firm
1 HDFC Life Insurance
2 SBI Life Insurance
3 ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
4 Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
5 Tata AIA Life Insurance
Highly commended Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance
Max Life Insurance
Rank Firm
1 Etiqa Insurance & Takaful
3 Great Eastern Life
4 Hong Leong Assurance
Rank Firm
Rank Firm
2 Thai Life Insurance

Private Banks and Trusts

Rank Firm
1 BDO Unibank
2 Security Bank
3 ATRAM Trust Corporation
Highly commended AB Capital Trust

Securities Firms

Rank Firm
Highly commended CITIC Securities
Rank Firm
Highly commended Masterlink Securities

Sovereign Wealth / Pension Funds

Rank Firm
Highly commended HDFC NPS
Rank Firm
Highly commended BPJS Ketenagakerjaan
Rank Firm
1 Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan)
2 Employees Provident Fund
3 Permodalan Nasional Berhad
Rank Firm
Highly commended Government Pension Fund


The ranking for the top investment houses in Asian local currency bonds is based on the number of votes, received from the top-rated analysts, economist and strategists, salespeople and traders, for investors in these institutions.
The score is also subject to a weighting methodology which is determined by the rating of the individual casting the vote for the investors.
290 different institutions across the region including asset managers, banks, hedge funds, insurance companies, private banks, securities firms, and sovereign wealth / pension funds were evaluated to generate the 2023 ranking.

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