Asian Private Banker, a pan-Asian private bank-focused media outlet, has named Morningstar the winner in the “Best Service Provider – Fund Research” category in its annual Asset Management Awards for Excellence. Morningstar received the award for its manager research, ratings, and service offering.
The Asset Management Awards for Excellence are the preeminent representation of the opinions of the private banking and wealth management industry. More than 35 leaders in the fields of research, due diligence, product selection, advisory, and portfolio management select the award winners. The voters collectively represent client assets exceeding US$1.5 trillion. More information about the awards program is available at https://asianprivatebanker.com/awards.
“We are honored to be recognized by this award for our manager research offerings in Asia. Our mission at Morningstar is to help investors reach their financial goals, and we are committed to providing investors with insight and analysis through our independent research and ratings on investment strategies and the managers and firms that run those strategies,” Nick Cheung, Morningstar’s CEO in Asia, said. “In addition, through Morningstar Manager Research Services, we offer direct access to our manager research analysts to private banks’ product advisory and fund due diligence specialists. With this unique offering, our private bank clients can further conduct their due diligence, an important part of the process of selecting investments and creating portfolios, and better serve their clients.”
According to Asian Private Banker, Morningstar was “the standout offering” in the Best Service Provider—Fund Research category. For the award, Asian Private Banker recognized Morningstar’s independence and global methodology for standardized research. More information about Morningstar’s award is available here.