Legg Mason has a range of equity, fixed income, liquidity and multi-asset funds that are managed by a diverse range of asset management companies who are Investment Affiliates within the Legg Mason Group. These include RARE, Royce & Associates, Western Asset Management, ClearBridge Advisors, Brandywine Global Investment Management, QS Investors, EnTrustPermal and Martin Currie. These funds are distributed across Asia through Legg Mason Global Distribution (LMGD).
The Asia-based product team forms part of Legg Mason's International Product team and plays a vital role in the development of new product capabilities and range management of existing products. The product ranges that the Asia-product team oversees/ interacts with includes Singapore-domiciled fund ranges and European-domiciled cross-border fund ranges. Additionally, the team also participates heavily in regional strategic business initiatives. The role interacts substantially with colleagues across Asia as well as London. Members of the International Product team are based in London, Japan, and Melbourne in addition to Singapore.
The team is privileged in its position and the contact it has with clients, distributors, sales, marketing, investments, legal, compliance and operations and performs a key role in developing and coordinating all product development and range management initiatives.
A member of the Asia Product team supporting the achievement of the team’s key objectives of :
Key Competencies & Skills
Since its founding in 1899 in Baltimore, Maryland, Legg Mason has evolved into one of the largest asset management firms in the world, serving individual and institutional investors. Today's Legg Mason is a diversified group of global asset management firms ("affiliates") who are recognized for their proven investment expertise and long-term performance. The distinctive Legg Mason “multi-affiliate” business model provides clients with a broad spectrum of Equity, Fixed Income, Liquidity and Alternatives solutions, from mutual funds to US college savings plans to variable annuities to separately managed accounts.
Legg Mason has approximately 3,100 employees with 31 offices globally. Acting through its subsidiaries, Legg Mason provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds and other investment vehicles. These products and services are offered directly and through global distribution capabilities established with leading partners, including banks, brokerage firms, insurance companies and independent advisors.