We are pleased to inform you that 5 fund companies have been added to the MFEX platform: Eastspring Investments (SG), Universal-Investments (DE), Somerset Capital Management (UK), Case Asset Management (SE) and Saga Select (CH).
Eastspring Investments is Prudential's asset management business in Asia. They are one of the region's largest asset managers, with operations in 14 markets and with around US$100 billion in assets under management. In Asia, Eastspring Investments operates in Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam and Indonesia, and has joint venture operations in India, China and Hong Kong.
Somerset Capital (UK) is an employee-owned, global emerging markets fund management firm with US$ 4bn assets under management. The firm is based in London and Singapore and focus on managing concentrated, bottom up, long term, emerging markets equity portfolios for governmental, family office, wealth management and institutional clients. They have a variety of expertise in dividend growth investing, small, mid cap and frontier markets.
Universal-Investment (DE) was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Frankfurt/Main. Universal-Investment is now market leader in the areas of master-KVG and private label funds.
With assets under administration in excess of EUR 200 billion, 1,000 funds and investment mandates and a workforce of around 500, Universal-Investment is the largest independent investment company in German-speaking Europe. With its three core areas: administration, insourcing and risk management, the focus of the company lies on the efficient and transparent administration of funds, securities, real estate and alternative asset classes.
Case Asset Management AB (SE) was founded in 2004 in Sweden. Case Asset Management business is divided into two areas, the management of their own funds Case, Fair Play and Safe Play and discretionary asset management.
The management has a focus on long-term performance and their corporate bonds fund. Case Asset Management is mainly owned by the former tennis player Stefan Edberg.
SAGA SELECT ASSET MANAGEMENT LTD is an Israeli-based and ISA regulated company providing independent Global Asset Management. The over EUR 100 million assets under management for the Saga Select fund provide different expertise: an asset allocation fund, an European equity fund, a best ideas fund and a bond fund geared for a bear market on fixed income
Since inception of the UCITS funds in 1999, they have been domiciled in Luxembourg using as custodian Pictet & Cie (Europe) S.A. and FundPartner Solutions (Europe) S.A. as central administration and Management Company since 2012.