At Aberdeen, asset management is our primary business.
Aberdeen has been active in Asia since 1985 with on-the-ground presence in the Asia-Pacific region for over two decades. We place fund managers in the country or region in which they specialize, helping put our investment teams in a strong position to evaluate Asian investment opportunities from a position of experience.
For Asia Pacific equities, our house rule is always to meet company management before we invest – and to continue meeting with management as owners of the stock. We pay little attention to benchmarks and we never chase market fads—if we don't like a company, we won't own it.
Our Asian fixed income investment process is focused on identifying and taking advantage of investment opportunities across the entire Asian fixed-income universe. A single, fundamentally driven process for investing in Asia provides the basis for dynamic allocation of risk across three sub strategies – interest rates, currency and credit. Each sub-strategy is managed independently by specialist investment teams who adopt a bottom-up approach for security selection.
Managing Director and Head of Equities
"Earnings growth is more subdued but, in our opinion, corporate balance sheets remain strong."
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Deputy Head and Senior Portfolio Manager, Asian Fixed Income
"We believe investors are typically under-allocated to Asian fixed income."
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We believe investors should look beyond the short-term distractions and judge Asian fixed income markets on their strong medium-to-long-term prospects.
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Two cultural elements impact the evaluation of Chinese companies: guanxi (relationships and networks) and mianzi (face). It’s possible to spend years developing a business relationship by applying a good understanding of guanxi, only to fail miserably because of misunderstanding mianxi.
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Capturing Asia's Investment Potential
Hugh Young, Aberdeen's Head of Equities, speaks to the current trends that are affecting the Asian region.
China Equities: In search of quality companies in a complex market
Nicholas Yeo, Aberdeen's Head of China/Hong Kong Equities, explains his team's investment approach, where they are finding opportunities in the asset class and what risks he is keeping an eye on.
Aberdeen Asian Equities: A simple approach to an exciting region
Hugh Young, Managing Director of Aberdeen Asset Management Asia, explains why he believes Asia’s rapid growth presents an exciting opportunity for investors.
Asian Fixed Income: Asia as engine of growth for the global economy
Don Amstad, Director – Business Development, provides insight into the countries Aberdeen believes will be potential performers in the coming quarters.
Our perspective: The Merits of Investing in Asia
Donald Amstad, Director – Business Development, speaks to the structural factors that are influencing the Asian region and why Aberdeen believes Asia has such potential from an investment perspective.
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