Asset Benchmark Research
Top Investment Houses in Asian G3 Bonds for 2019
Asset Managers
Regional
2019 Position
Investment House
1
BlackRock
2
Allianz Global Investors
3
PIMCO
4
BlueBay Asset Management
5
Investec Asset Management
6
Fidelity International
7
PineBridge Investments
8
Schroder Investment Management
9
Credit Suisse Asset Management
10
Goldman Sachs Asset Management
Highly commended
Aberdeen Asset Management
Alliance Bernstein
Ashmore Group
GAM
Invesco
Manulife Asset Management
Neuberger Berman
Nomura Asset Management
PGIM
Pictet Asset Management
Hong Kong
2019 Position
Investment House
1
China Life Franklin Asset Management
2
Orient Asset Management (Hong Kong)
3
GaoTeng Global Asset Management
4
BOCHK Asset Management
5
Guotai Junan Assets (Asia)
6
HSBC Global Asset Management
7
China Asset Management
8
CICC HK Asset Management
9
Harvest Global Investments
10
E Fund Management (Hong Kong)
Highly commended
BEA Union Investment Management
BOCOM International Asset Management
Bosera Asset Management
CNCBI Asset Management
Hong Kong Asset Management
J.P. Morgan Asset Management
Primas Asset Management
T. Rowe Price
Taiping Asset Management
Singapore
2019 Position
Investment House
1
Eastspring Investments
2
UBS Asset Management
3
Fullerton Fund Management
4
UOB Asset Management
5
Nikko Asset Management
Hedge Funds
2019 Position
Investment House
1
Value Partners
2
BFAM Partners
3
Segantii Capital Management
4
HPS Investment Partners
5
Prudence Investment Management
6
L&R Capital
7
Man GLG
8
Tahan Capital Management
9
Nine Masts Capital
10
Sentosa Capital
Highly commended
Arkkan Capital Management
Athos Capital
CQS
Finisterre Capital
GaveKal Capital
Nexus Investment Advisors
Serica Partners Asia
Triada Capital
Private Banks
2019 Position
Investment House
1
Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management
2
Lombard Odier
3
Credit Suisse Private Bank
4
HSBC Private Bank
5
BNP Paribas Wealth Management
6
Deutsche Bank Private Wealth Management
7
J.P. Morgan Private Bank
8
Standard Chartered Private Bank
9
Bank Julius Baer
Commercial and Investment bank
China / Hong Kong
2019 Position
Investment House
1
Agricultural Bank of China
2
ICBC
3
China Merchants Bank
4
China CITIC Bank International
5
China Guangfa Bank
6
China Zheshang Bank
7
CICC
8
Cathay United Bank (Hong Kong branch)
9
China Ping An Bank
10
China Minsheng Bank
Korea
2019 Position
Investment House
Highly commended
Korea Development Bank
Shinhan Bank
Malaysia
2019 Position
Investment House
1
CIMB Investment Bank
Middle East & North Africa
2019 Position
Investment House
1
National Bank of Kuwait
2
National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah
3
Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank
4
Emirates NBD
5
Riyad Bank
Philippines
2019 Position
Investment House
1
Metrobank
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Security Bank
Singapore
2019 Position
Investment House
1
OCBC Bank
2
DBS Bank
3
United Overseas Bank
Taiwan
2019 Position
Investment House
1
CTBC Bank
2
Cathay United Bank
3
Taishin International Bank
Insurance Companies
Middle East & North Africa
2019 Position
Investment House
1
Qatar Insurance Company
Regional
2019 Position
Investment House
1
AIA Group
Taiwan
2019 Position
Investment House
1
Cathay Life Insurance
Sovereign Wealth Funds
Korea
2019 Position
Investment House
1
Korea Investment Corporation
Singapore
2019 Position
Investment House
1
GIC
Pension Funds
Korea
2019 Position
Investment House
1
National Pension Service
Top ranked for the past three consecutive years or longer
Methodology
The ranking for top investment houses in Asian G3 bonds is generated 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. A total of 377 different institutions were evaluated and shortlisted to produce the 2019 ranking. These were categorized into seven different institution types including asset managers, hedge funds, private banks, banks , insurance companies/ sovereign wealth funds and pension funds.