First Sentier Investors (Formerly Colonial First State Global Asset Management - First State Investments)

Company description

First State Investments (‘FSI’, known as Colonial First State Global Asset Management in Australia, ‘CFSGAM’) is a global asset management business with experience across a range of asset classes and specialist investment sectors.

As at 31 December 2014 FSI managed US$156.9 billion of assets on behalf of investors worldwide. The Group has been actively investing in, and managing, infrastructure investments on behalf of institutional clients since 1994. Across the infrastructure business, we have circa US$9 billion of funds under management, with the current unlisted portfolio comprising 15 investments.

Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFS GAM) is the largest manager of Australian-sourced funds and is the consolidated asset management division of Commonwealth Bank, with a company history which goes back more than 20 years.

Company details

Colonial First State Global Asset Management Darling Park, Tower 1 201 Sussex Street GPO Box 3892 Sydney NSW 2001

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Company updates

  • January 24, 2021

    First Sentier Investors Launches American Listed Infrastructure Fund

    First Sentier Investors announced the launch of a new mutual fund focused on U.S. listed infrastructure assets. The First Sentier American Listed Infrastructure Fund (FLIAX) aims to invest exclus...

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  • January 05, 2021

    EDIF III to acquire Wheelabrator UK

    Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. (Wheelabrator Technologies) announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell WTI / EFW Holdings (Wheelabrator U.K.) to the European Diversified Infrastructure Fun...

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  • December 21, 2020

    EDIF III raises EUR 3.4 billion

    First State Investment has announced that European Diversified Infrastructure Fund III (EDIF III), has raised EUR 3.4 billion (US$ 4.11 billion) in capital commitments. EDIF III has received EUR...

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  • June 04, 2020

    Six bidders shortlisted for acquisition of DEPA Infrastructure S.A.

    Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) and Hellenic Petroleum S.A. (HELPE) in Greece have shortlisted six interested parties to participate in Phase B (Binding Offers Phase) of the ...

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  • May 15, 2020

    First state investment to acquire Ultrafast Fiber

    Electricity distributors WEL Networks Limited (WEL) and Waipa Networks Limited (Waipa) have agreed to sell their shares in UFF Holdings Limited, the holding company for Hamilton-based fibre business U...

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  • March 18, 2020

    Christian Super invests EUR15m in EDIF III

    Australian superannuation fund Christian Super has invested EUR15 million (US$16.47 million) in the European Diversified Infrastructure Fund (EDIF III) managed by First State Investments (Fi...

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  • February 04, 2020

    Royal Vopak completes divestment of oil terminal in Algeciras

    Royal Vopak completed the earlier announced divestment of its oil terminal in Algeciras to First State Investments. This divestment is the finalization of the sale of three terminals (Amsterdam, Hambu...

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  • November 06, 2019

    HRADF receives 10 bids for Athens Airport stake

    Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has received 10 bids from interested parties in acquiring the 30% stake in Athens International Airport.  The Greek government owns a 55% st...

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  • October 25, 2019

    First State Investments completes acquisition of Patriot Rail and Ports

    First State Investments (FSI) announced that it has completed its acquisition of 100% of the equity of Patriot Rail and Ports from SteelRiver Infrastructure Partners, an independent investment manager...

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  • October 11, 2019

    Royal Vopak divest oil terminal in Algeciras

    Royal Vopak has concluded the discussions with the minority shareholder in Vopak Terminal Algeciras and has acquired the 20% of the shares held by Vilma Oil. Vopak has an agreement with First Sta...

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