APG Partnership with E Fund
Mr. Zhang, Executive Vice President responsible for IT and technology at E Fund Management, sounds the gong to open the trading day. Yesterday, staff of E Fund have run the Amsterdam Marathon together with its partner APG to celebrate the success of this Dutch-Sino partnership: “APG has inspired us to join the running event in Amsterdam, to further build on the great teamwork between both firms. We’re in it for the long run!”
About the APG-E Fund partnership
The APG and E Fund partnership want to be regarded throughout the investment management industry as a thought leader and enabler for long term responsible investing inside and outside China. APG and E Fund investment professionals innovate and work together to produce industry-leading investment solutions based on a shared motivation to contribute to society with excellent returns and a genuine interest in long term and responsible investing. By bringing together experience, combined global investment capabilities and insights into China and the world’s markets the partnership stands for managing assets for a better and more sustainable world, with the first “ESG Focus China A Shares investment strategy” as the first co-created and co-executed product. The partnership is currently building a broader suite.
APG is the largest pension delivery organization in the Netherlands; its approximately 3,000 employees provide executive consultancy, asset management, pension administration, pension communication and employer services. APG performs these services on behalf of (pension) funds and employers in the sectors of education, government, construction, cleaning and window cleaning, housing associations, energy and utility companies, sheltered employment organizations, and medical specialists. APG manages approximately €529 billion (August 2019) in pension assets for the pension funds in these sectors. APG works for approximately 21,000 employers, providing the pension for one in five families in the Netherlands (about 4.6 million participants). APG has offices in Heerlen, Amsterdam, Brussels, New York and Hong Kong.
About E Fund
E Fund Management Co., Ltd. (“E Fund”) is the largest comprehensive fund manager in China. It offers both mutual fund and customized asset management solutions to help its onshore and offshore clients fulfill their investment objectives, assisting them to achieve long-term and sustainable returns. As of June 30, 2019, E Fund manages RMB 1.3 trillion (USD 186 billion). It is ranked No.1 for assets under management. E Fund has cumulatively distributed over RMB 120 billion (USD 17.5 billion) dividends to its mutual fund clients since inception, obtaining considerable returns for investors. It is widely recognized as one of the most trusted and outstanding asset managers of China.