ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company Ltd. (IPAMC/ the Company) is the joint venture between ICICI Bank, a well-known and trusted name in financial services in India and Prudential Plc, one of UK’s largest players in the financial services sectors. IPAMC was incorporated in the year 1993. The Company in a span of over 18 years since inception and just over 13 years of the Joint Venture, has forged a position of preeminence in the Indian Mutual Fund industry as the third largest asset management company in the country, contributing significantly to the growth of the Indian mutual fund industry.
The Company manages significant Mutual Fund Asset Under Management (AUM), in addition to Portfolio Management Services and International Advisory Mandates for clients across international markets in asset classes like Debt, Equity and Real Estate with primary focus on risk adjusted returns.
IPAMC has witnessed substantial growth in scale. From merely 2 locations and 6 employees during inception to the current strength of over 700 employees with reach across around 150 locations, the growth momentum of the Company has been exponential. The organization today is an ideal mix of investment expertise, resource bandwidth & process orientation. IPAMC’s Endeavour is to bridge the gap between savings & investments to help create long term wealth and value for investors through innovation, consistency and sustained risk adjusted performance.
Prudential plc is an international financial services group with significant operations in Asia, the US and the UK. We serve over 26 million customers and have £363 billion of assets under management (at 30 June 2012). We are listed on stock exchanges in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and New York.
Understanding and responding to our customers' needs is at the heart of our business. It is something we have been doing for over 160 years. We generate sustainable value for our shareholders through a relentless focus on meeting our customers’ savings, income and protection needs and a disciplined approach to investing in the most profitable growth opportunities.
The Group is structured around four main business units:
Prudential Corporation Asia (PCA)
Prudential is a leading life insurer that spans 12 markets in Asia, covering Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. With more than 350,000 agents across the region, Prudential has a robust multi-channel distribution platform providing a comprehensive range of savings, investment and protection products.
Eastspring Investments manages investments across Asia on behalf of a wide range of retail and institutional investors, with about half of its assets sourced from life and pension products sold by Prudential plc. It is one of the region’s largest asset managers with operations in 11 Asian markets and the United States. It has £53.8 billion in assets under management (as at 30 June 2012), managing funds across a wide range of asset classes including equities and fixed income.
Jackson National Life Insurance Company
Jackson is one of the largest life insurance companies in the US, providing retirement savings and income solutions with more than 2.9 million policies and contracts in force. Jackson is also one of the top three providers of variable annuities in the US. Founded 50 years ago, Jackson has a long and successful record of providing advisers with the products, tools and support to design effective retirement solutions for their clients.
Prudential UK & Europe (PUE)
Prudential UK is a leading life and pensions provider to approximately 7 million customers in the United Kingdom. Their expertise in areas such as longevity, risk management and multi-asset investment, together with our financial strength and highly respected brand, means that the business is strongly positioned to continue pursuing a value-driven strategy built around our core strengths in with-profits and annuities.
M&G is Prudential's UK and European fund management business with total assets under management of £204 billion (at 30 June 2012). M&G has been investing money for individual and institutional clients for over 80 years. Today it is one of Europe's largest active investment managers as well as being a powerhouse in fixed income.