About Us

About UOB Alternative Investment Management

UOB Alternative Investment Management Pte. Ltd. (UOBAIM) is a subsidiary of UOB Asset Management Ltd. (UOBAM). We specialize in helping investors to access alternative investment opportunities with a focus on Asia. Since making its first investment in an Asian venture capital fund in 1988 to present, we have made and advised on commitments to more than 80 alternative investment vehicles.

UOBAIM seeks to deliver strong risk-adjusted returns to investors through a range of alternative investment solutions. Our long experience in the asset class, local understanding of the capital markets and the ability to leverage on UOB's business network and relationships gives us two key advantages – a unique understanding and access into the alternative investment universe and significant institutional resources for due diligence and active portfolio monitoring.

Our commitment to investment excellence has been recognized by independent organisations conferring numerous awards for overall company performance.

Some of our recent awards include:

Fund of Hedge Funds Overall – Asia Alpha Fund


Best Fund Manager


Best Asia-Focused Private Equity Advisory Firm – Singapore
Best Private Equity Fund-of-Funds – Pan Asia Select Fund


Fund of Hedge Funds Multi-Strategy – Asia Alpha Fund
Fund of Hedge Funds Specialist – Asia Alpha Fund


Best Alternative Investment Manager


About UOB Asset Management

UOB Asset Management Ltd (UOBAM) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Overseas Bank Limited. Established in 1986, UOBAM is a leading Asian asset manager with more than 30 years of experience investing in equities and fixed income instruments across regional and global markets.

UOBAM is headquartered in Singapore and has an extensive presence in Asia with regional business and investment offices in Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Japan and Taiwan. We have two joint ventures: Ping An-UOB Fund Management Company (China) and UOB-SM Asset Management Pte Ltd (Singapore). In addition, we forged strategic alliances with UTI International (India) and Wellington Management Singapore.

We have an experienced team of close to 87 investment professionals, conducting independent rigorous fundamental research within a proven investment process and framework.

Through our network, we offer a comprehensive suite of products to our client base of individuals, institutions and corporations. These products include but are not limited to retail unit trusts, exchange-traded funds and customised portfolio management services. UOBAM's strengths as one of the region's leading fund houses are established on the following building blocks:

  • Our commitment to investment excellence;
  • Our performance excellence;
  • Our robust and proprietary risk management framework;
  • Our service excellence; and
  • Our growing regional presence and network in Asia.


One of the most awarded fund houses

UOBAM is one of the most awarded fund managers in Singapore, with a total of 166 awards garnered since 1986.

In 2017, we were named Best Fixed Income Fund House by Morningstar Awards 2017 and we won the Asia Asset Management Best of the Best Award for Asian Bonds (10 years performance) in the same year and in 2014.

In 2016, we were awarded by AsianInvestor Asset Management the Asia Fund House of the Year (Marquee Award) and Best Institutional Product/Strategy – Malaysia (Marquee Award).

In 2014, we were named the Best Asian Fixed Income Fund house by Global Banking and Finance Review.

In 2011, we were named Best Onshore Fund House (Singapore) at the AsianInvestor 2011 Investment Performance Awards and Best Retail House (Singapore) at the Asia Asset Management Best of the Best Awards 2010. This marked the second consecutive year we garnered both awards.

For two consecutive years from 2008 to 2009, UOBAM was named the Best Fund Group (Overall) in Singapore at The Edge-Lipper Singapore Fund Awards 2008 & 2009. This award recognises consistent risk-adjusted performance across three main asset classes - Equities, Bonds and Mixed Assets.

Outside Singapore, we have also won awards for our performance excellence. Our recent accomplishments:

In 2016, UOBAM (Thailand) was named the Best Investment Management Company in Thailand by World Finance, and in 2015 was ranked second among Thailand's Top Investment Houses in Asian currency bonds at The Asset Benchmark Research Awards. UOBAM (Thailand) was also named the Rising Star by the Asia Asset Management for its financial achievements, integrity, product innovation as well as its high quality of service.

In 2014, UOBAM (Thailand) also won the Most Innovative Product (Thailand) [Country Award Co-winner].