Martin Currie named Money Management's ‘Global Emerging Market Equities’ manager of the year for 2018

Martin Currie was named ‘Global Emerging Markets Equities’ manager of the year at the annual Money Management Awards ceremony held on 11 May 2018 in Sydney. The award recognises Martin Currie’s well established high-conviction, approach to Global Emerging Markets investing.

14 May 2018

Money Management Fund Manager of the Year Awards - ‘Global Emerging Markets Equities’ category for 2018

Commenting on the win, Kimon Kouryialas, Head of Pan Asia said:

“We are proud of the strong, risk-adjusted returns we have continued to deliver for our clients. Our highly regarded team based in Edinburgh have significant global client and consultant support for their investment approach, and we are delighted that this has also been recognised by the industry. We are honoured to have been selected from a nomination group of strong and talented managers”.

Kim Catechis, the Head of Global Emerging Markets for Martin Currie, says: 

“Our strong focus on bottom-up, fundamental research helps us to identify high quality companies with robust balance sheets and demonstrable growth potential. Our commitment to effective stewardship of our clients’ capital is evident in how we embed ESG analysis at every stage of our investment process. We are very proud that our robust and repeatable investment process has been acknowledged by the Money Management/Lonsec awards”

For the third time in the past four years, Legg Mason was also named Australia’s Fund Manager of the Year. Martin Currie is one of the Legg Mason Group’s nine independent asset management affiliates.

Speaking about the win, Legg Mason Australian Managing Director, Andy Sowerby said:

“We are focused on bringing to the market the best active management capability that we can across multiple asset classes. Our business is designed so our independent affiliates can focus on being the very best they can be in their own individual asset class in which they choose to specialise.”

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