Robeco launches SDG-aligned Asian Bonds fund

Thu Ha Chow and Reinout Schapers

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Thu Ha Chow of Robeco
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Thu Ha Chow of Robeco

Robeco, the Rotterdam-headquartered asset management firm, has launched its Sustainable Asian Bonds fund, an SDG-aligned strategy investing in diversified Asian fixed income.

The fund follows an active approach with the flexibility to take off-benchmark positions. It invests in quality, hard-currency Asian corporate and sovereign bonds, aiming to take advantage of "a growing investment universe in some of the fastest growing economies". Singapore-based Thu Ha Chow, who was appointed head of fixed income Asia last January, is the fund's lead portfolio manager. Reinout Schapers, based in Rotterdam, is the co-portfolio manager.  Robeco hires for new head of fixed income Asia role "The Asian fixed income market has a crucial role to play in financing the tr...

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