Best local currency bond individuals 2021 | Asset Benchmark Research Asset Benchmark Research: The most Astute Investors in Asian local currency bonds for 2021
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The most Astute Investors in Asian local currency bonds for 2021

Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Christine Cheung GaveKal Capital
2 Chow-Yang Ang Schroders Investment Management
3 Dongchan Lee Blackrock
4 Guat-Cheng Ong Fullerton Fund Management
5 Edward Ng Nikko Asset Management
6 Wei-Ming Cheong Eastspring Investments
7 Arsa Indaravijaya Government Pension Fund
8 Daniel Lam HSBC Global Asset Management
9 Zaharudin Haji Ghazali Public Mutual
9 Joevin Chin-Ker Teo Amundi
Highly commended Zeyi Ang Allianz Global Investors
Desmond Fu Western Asset Management
Mohit Khurana Southern Ridges Capital
Esther Law Amundi Asset Management
Wai Ho Leong Modular Asset Management
Yijun Li Prudence Investment Management
Daniel Ng ICPRC
Danny Tan Eastspring Investments
Praveen Visesh Modular Asset Management
Howe Chung Wan Principal Global Investors
Yii-Hui Wong Nikko Asset Management
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Paula Chan Manulife Investment Management
2 Ken Yung Manulife Investment Management
3 Morgan Tsai 蔡調舜 KGI Securities
4 Eric Liu Harvest Global Investments
5 Ming Leap HSBC Global Asset Management
6 Isaac Meng PIMCO
7 Chris Lau Invesco
7 Morgan Lau Fidelity Investments
9 Kelvin Ng Hang Seng Investment Management
10 Honyu Fung AXA Investment Management
Highly commended Arvin Joseph Avelino Bangko Sentral NG Philipinas
Thomas Chan Primas Asset Management
Ethan Lin Bank of Communications
Jian Ma 马健 PingAn Asset Management
Bella Tsui Nanyang Commercial Bank
Ben Yuen BOCHK Asset Management
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Jiayi Yew UBS Asset Management
2 Echo Chen Pictet Asset Management
3 Wilfred Wee Ninety One
Highly commended 刘劲松 ICBC Wealth Management
龙艺 Xinyuan Asset Management
胡星 Income Partners
Xuefeng Zhang 張雪峰 AllianceBernstein
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Helen Lam Allianz Global Investors
2 Oscar Shaoyang Wang BOCHK Asset Management
2 Chris Tang Fubon Bank
4 Ma Tao ICBC Asset Management
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Kiat Hau Siaw Principal Global Investors
2 Jenny Chau Shanghai Commercial Bank
3 Louisa Lee BOCI Prudential Asset Management
4 Jeanette Lee HSBC Global Asset Management
5 Helen Lam Allianz Global Investors
Highly commended Amber Chen China Citic Bank International
Nicole Hsieh First State Investments
Brian Ip Bank of East Asia
Chris Tang Fubon Bank
Oscar Shaoyang Wang BOCHK Asset Management
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Badrish Kulhalli HDFC Standard Life Insurance
2 Suyash Choudhary IDFC Asset Management
3 Hardik Shah SBI Life Insurance
4 Dinesh Ahuja SBI Mutual Fund
5 Naveen Sharma Canara HSBC Oriental Life Insurance
6 Rahul Goswami ICICI Prudential Asset Management
7 Vidya Iyer ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
7 Durgadutt Dhar Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
9 Naresh Kumar Max Life Insurance
10 Devang Shah Axis Mutual Fund
Highly commended Abhishek Bisen Kotak Mahindra Asset Management
Shilpita Guha UTI Retirement Solutions
Pankaj Khetan Tata AIA Life Insurance
Anurag Mittal IDFC IDFC Asset Management
Sandeep Nigudkar SBI Mutual Fund
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Ezra Nazula Manulife Investment Management
2 Akbar Syarief Mandiri Manajemen Investasi
3 Angky Hendra Batavia Prosperindo Aset Manajemen
4 Soufat Hartawan Schroders Investment Management
5 Syuhada Arief Manulife Investment Management
5 Anil Kumar Ashmore Asset Management
7 Djumala Sutedja BNP Paribas Asset Management
8 Mardiana Wirasmi Marnoto Danareksa Investment Management
9 Andy Rifandy Rachman Bahana TCW Investment Management
10 Fitri Lindawati Lubis Allianz Indonesia
Highly commended Genta Wira Anjalu Insight Investments Management
Adi Gemilang Maybank Asset Management
Thomas C Kaloko Batavia Prosperindo Aset Manajemen
Hengky Tambunan Eastspring Investments
Melissa Tjahyasurya Batavia Prosperindo Aset Manajemen
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Hasaliza Hassan Etiqa Insurance & Takaful
2 Mohd Hakimi Yusof RHB Asset Management
3 Teng Yue Xiangs Principal Asset Management
4 Keng-Pang Chu Etiqa Insurance & Takaful
5 Kho Hock Khoon AmFunds Management
6 Ahmad Raziq bin Abdul Rahman Affin Hwang Asset Management
7 Taufiq Saifuddin Aiiman Asset Management
8 Yin-Mei Chan Great Eastern Life Assurance
9 Kah Kit Low RHB Asset Management
10 Edward Teo AIA
Highly commended Lee-Kuan Khok Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP)
Vivian Looi Public Mutual
Mazhar bin Mazlan Etiqa Insurance & Takaful
Muhamad Fairuz Nazmi Lembaga Tabung Haji
Pei Chen Ng AIA
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Jose Miguel B Liboro ATRAM Trust Corporation
2 Bettina Bautista Sun Life Asset Management
3 Angelique Aquino Banco de Oro Trust
4 Lodevico Ulpo ATRAM Trust Corporation
5 Gail Pineda Banco de Oro Trust
6 Dino Aquino Security Bank
7 Patrick Ching Union Bank of the Philippines Trust
8 Jerome Briz BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation
9 Kathrina J Dizon Philam Life
10 Ginny Pecana Metrobank Trust
10 Jean De Castro Manulife Investment Management
Highly commended Angelo Cerin Banco de Oro Private Bank Trust
Micah Chua BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation
Gladys Lim-Buenaventura BPI Investment Management
Joe Lucero BPI Asset Management and Trust Corporation
Giovanni Ong ATRAM Trust Corporation
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Wayne Chew Allianz Global Investors
2 San-San Goh Lion Global Investors
3 Cynthia Peck Tokio Marine Life Insurance
4 Adam Tan Fullerton Fund Management
5 Alvin Ong Manulife Investment Management
6 Melvin Lee Fullerton Fund Management
7 Xiangle Heng UBS Wealth Management
8 Jing-Kai Ng Western Asset Management
9 Kevin Foo AIA Financial
10 Lisa Jeo Tokio Marine Life Insurance
Highly commended Toh Chieh Chu Lion Global Investors
Kwee-Peng Ong AIA Investment Management
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Greenland Chen 陳孟麟 Taipei Fubon Commercial Bank
2 Shou-Jen Chan 詹守仁 Taiwan Cooperative Bank
2 Jessica Hsu 許雅菁 Agricultural Bank of Taiwan
4 Jeff Lee 李榮州 Yuanta Commercial Bank
5 Kate Hou 侯季淳 Fubon Life
6 Vanessa Hsieh 謝采紋 Sinopac Bank
7 Roger Wu 吳宗霖 Hua Nan Commercial Bank
7 郭政銓 Chang Hwa Commercial Bank
7 Kelvin Chang Taishin International Bank
Rank Name of Investor Institution
1 Tanandon Cholitkul Kasikorn Asset Management
2 Yuttapon Wittayapanitchagorn SCB Asset Management
3 Chajchai Sarit-Apirak Kasikorn Asset Management
4 Mayura Tinthanasan SCB Asset Management
5 Charl Chaikittikorn Krungthai-AXA Life Insurance
6 Teerasan Dutiyabodhi TMB Asset Management
7 Peerapong Kitjakarn Krungthai Asset Management
8 Theerapab Chirasakyakul Krungsri Asset Management
8 Pipat Naranunt MFC Asset Management
10 Surajak Kotikula Allianz Ayudhya Assurance
Highly commended Woraphot Khunaprasit SCB Asset Management
Photchanee Makkaphan SCB Asset Management
Chulin Narumitpuncharoen Bank of Thailand
Surachai Pornchaitipparut TISCO Asset Management
Pardung Songatigamas AIA Investment Management

Top ranked for the past three consecutive years or longer.
Note: Highly commended investors are ranked in alphabetical order by their last name.Some individuals are featured in several of the rankings according to the local currency bond market(s) they cover.
*Featuring investors covering the onshore renminbi bond market and at least one of the following markets: Taiwan dollar, Hong Kong dollar or offshore renminbi bond markets.


In 2021, over 600 individuals including analysts, economists and strategists, salespeople and traders in Asian local currency bonds were invited by the Asset Benchmark Research to nominate the ten most Astute investors, based on their knowledge of the credits and markets, trading skill and acumen in making investment decisions.
As such the ranking also includes investors who are not included in absolute return or performance assessments. The nominations collected are subject to the rating of the individual casting the vote.
Based on the nominations received, the top ten Astute Investors with the highest weighted score are ranked by geographic location.

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