Pru Life UK conducted investment talks around key cities in the country aimed to empower its existing and potential clients in making better informed financial decisions. These series of roadshows were held in the cities of Makati, Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro, attended by over a hundred insurance agents and guests.
The series of talks entitled “Enriching Your Peso Through Global Investing,” tackled topics on global financial markets and economies, with subject matter experts led by Ken Wong, Client Portfolio Manager and Portfolio Specialist of Eastspring Investments in Hong Kong; investing fundamentals and strategies by Eric Chee, Assistant Director, Intermediary Sales of Eastspring Investments (Singapore) Ltd; and global investment opportunities through PRULink cash flow fund and PRULink Global Market Navigator Fund, by Mark Anthony Valino, Vice President for Investment Marketing of Pru Life UK.
“This is one of Pru Life UK’s long-standing commitment to champion financial literacy and inclusion among Filipinos. We had our fund manager, Eastspring Investments, part of this investment forums, not just to share their expertise but as well as know the sentiment of our customers. This event opens doors of opportunities for Filipinos who want to widen their financial portfolios that include international markets and assets using the Philippine Peso to access these,” shared Valino.
The roadshows also showcased Pru Life UK’s latest investment offering, the PRULink Global Market Navigator Fund (GMN) which is managed by Eastspring Investments, the Asian asset management of Prudential plc. The PRULink GMN is a peso-denominated multi-asset fund that gives higher return potential by capitalizing on a diversified pool of global assets, including equities, bonds, currencies and cash.
Eastspring Investments has been managing the underlying funds of Pru Life UK’s insuravest or investment-linked life insurance since they were pioneered in the Philippines in 2002.
Eastspring Investments is one of Asia’s leading retail asset managers with USD 216 billion in assets under management (as at 30 June 2019) and was recognized as Asia Fund House of the Year at the Asian Investor Asset Management Awards thrice in the past four years.