First State rebrands following acquisition

Becomes First Sentier Investors from 22 September

Mike Sheen
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First State was acquired last August by the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
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First State was acquired last August by the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation

First State Investments is set to rebrand as First Sentier Investors from 22 September, following its August 2019 acquisition by Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group subsidiary Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB).

First Sentier Investors is already the brand name for the firm in Australia, where it was formerly known as Colonial First State Global Asset Management, and the rebrand will result in no change to...

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