2018 Highlights

  • Rolled out first-in-market customised digital investment portfolios through UOBAM Invest, Singapore’s first digital advisory service for corporate investors;
  • Incorporated environment, social and governance (ESG) considerations into UOBAM’s screening of Asian and Singapore bonds, as well as investment-grade US corporate bonds;
  • Expanded our range of investment solutions across the region with the launch of 10 new UOBAM funds, such as:
  • The United Asia Pacific Diversified Strategies Fund, UOBAM’s first fund offering retail investors in Singapore access to alternative investments;
  • The United SGD Money Market Fund, which serves as a cash management tool for retail and institutional investors in Singapore to invest their short-term surplus funds;
  • The United SGD Fund, our flagship fixed income fund to provide retail and institutional investors in Brunei with regular returns;
  • The United Global Emerging Markets Opportunity Fund, which helps sophisticated investors in Malaysia to capitalise on the long-term growth of emerging markets;
  • The UOB Taiwan Balanced Income Fund, our first balanced fund in Taiwan suited for retail investors seeking income and capital appreciation over the long term; and
  • The United Global Innovation Fund for retail and institutional investors in Thailand seeking to invest in companies that drive and benefit from innovation; and
  • Recognised as a leading asset manager in Asia with UOBAM receiving more than 10 awards across the region, including Best Asset Management Firm, Best Asia Fixed Income House and Best Alternative Investment Fund Management Company in Singapore, and Best for Asset Management in Thailand.
  • Reinforced UOBVM’s commitment to responsible investing by becoming a signatory to the Singapore Stewardship Principles for Responsible Investors;
  • Maintained our investment focus on education, including in AI Education Inc. (AI Education), a high-growth company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and adaptive learning technology in its computerised tutoring system in China; and
  • Launched the fourth series of UOBVM’s flagship ASEAN China Investment Fund (ACIF) to continue supporting promising, growth-oriented companies across the region.
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