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Source:China Life Franklin | 27th Nov 2017 | Hits:

China Life Franklin Asset Management Company Limited has been awarded first in the coveted The Asset's Top Investment House in Asian G3 Bonds for 2017. This award is part of the The Asset's Asset Benchmark Research conducted annually since 1999. Several fund managers at China Life Franklin Asset Management Company Limited have received awards separately, of which Charlie Hu came 2nd in "The Most Astute Investors in Asian G3 Bonds for 2017" category.


Having received a second place in "The Asset's Top Five Investment Houses in Asian Local Currency Bonds for 2017", the Company's investment team is further recognised in investment in G3 category, covering US Dollar, Euro and Japanese Yen denominated bonds and preference shares investment. Indeed, this is the first time in history of Top Investment House in Asian G3 Bonds category to be awarded to a Chinese-background asset management company. Blackrock, China Merchants Securities Investment Management, Orient Finance Holdings and PineBridge Investments are among the other top five in the category.


Since its establishment in 2005, China Life Franklin Asset Management Co, Limited has adhere to its market-oriented, specialisation and internationalisation objectives and at the same time maintain a stable, prudent and systematic investment philosophy. As of the end of September 2017, the Company has total asset under management (AUM) of nearly HKD 210 billion, maintaining its leadership position in terms of AUM in Hong Kong. At present, the Company invest 80% of the AUM in bonds over 20 countries and regions. The Company has built a strong global asset allocation and trading capability with aim to provide long-term steady investment returns for investors.


Faced with the Chinese bond market volatility and the impact of rate hike cycle in the US in the first half of 2017, the Company has stepped up its active investment initiative, to look for investment opportunities in global market to ensure a steady growth in the fixed income investment portfolio, subject to the Company’s principle of long-term, stable investment philosophy. The award of the Asian G3 Bonds category is both an affirmation and recognition of our investment philosophy and capability.


The Asset's Asian G3 Bond review covers a total of 293 institutional investors. The Award’s categories include Best Individuals, Astute Investors, Top Investment Houses based on sales performance, investment returns and trading activities and other aspects. Top Investment House award is an overall award based on the rankings of their respective investment analyst, traders and fund managers. 

China Life Franklin hosted a grand celebration on its tenth anniversary

China Life Franklin hosted a grand celebration on its tenth anniversary

Over 200 representatives from major financial institutions, key clients and partners in Hong Kong attended the ceremony, and witnessed this important moment.
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