SINGAPORE 11 August 2023 – Navigator Investment Services Ltd (“Navigator”), an integrated investment company under Singlife, announces the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with BlackRock. The collaboration between Navigator and BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, seeks to introduce a range of customised model portfolios designed to cater to diverse investor needs.
The model portfolios, advised by BlackRock for Navigator, will use BlackRock’s building blocks, alongside their advisory services for strategic and tactical asset allocation.
In addition to portfolio management, BlackRock will offer support in terms of content on investment insights and adviser training. This will strengthen Navigator’s offerings on their adviser enablement ecosystem, ELEVATE, which provides financial advisers access to exclusive insights, courses and events.
This collaboration represents a significant milestone in advancing Navigator’s wealth management offerings in Singapore, leveraging BlackRock’s comprehensive suite of investment solutions and sets the foundation for future cooperative efforts. BlackRock’s extensive investment expertise will also enable regular assessment of Navigator’s client portfolios to meet their unique investment objectives at different stages.
Akhil Doegar, Chief Executive Officer, Navigator said: “At Navigator, we are dedicated to forging strong collaborations and providing our advisers and clients with an expanded range of sophisticated investment choices. We are thrilled to join forces with BlackRock, one of the world’s leading asset management companies. This partnership will allow us to offer our advisers access to BlackRock’s investment expertise and solutions, which will help them and their clients find a better way to achieve their financial goals.”
Deborah Ho, Country Head of Singapore and Head of Southeast Asia, BlackRock, said: “We are pleased to join forces with Navigator to bring BlackRock’s integrated platform to serve their clients’ whole portfolios. This collaboration underscores our commitment to delivering world-class investment capabilities and enhancing the financial landscape in Singapore.”