What to do if you have a complaint

Stewart Investors is a trading name for First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM Ltd (FSI AIM) (known as First Sentier Investors). All correspondence in relation to complaints will be through First Sentier Investors.

If you require assistance to make your complaint

If you would like a printed version of this procedure please let us know.

We recognise that some of our clients might require assistance to lodge a complaint.  You may prefer someone else, such as your authorised representative or a family member to lodge your complaint.  We just need your authorisation for them to do so, which can be provided by completing this form.

Making a complaint

If you do wish to make a complaint, please let us know your complaint in the way
that is most convenient for you. We can be contacted by:

Telephone: 1300 553 490

Email us at: [email protected]

In writing to: The Complaints Manager, First Sentier Investors, Level 5, Tower 3, International Towers, 300 Barangaroo Avenue, Barangaroo NSW 2000.

Alternatively, if you have a financial adviser, you may like to speak with them first.

The complaints process

We will aim to resolve your complaint as quickly as we can and in a timely, fair and objective manner and do not charge you for the process.

If you are in a vulnerable position please let us know, so we can prioritise your complaint.

You can expect us to provide you with regular updates throughout our investigation of your complaint. We may also contact you to seek further information or clarification regarding your complaint.

Time frame What we will do
Day 0 Receive your complaint
End of Business Day 1 Acknowledge your complaint
End of Business Day 5 Aim to resolve your complaint
End of Calendar Day 30 For complaints that take more time to resolve, provide a written response to your complaint, unless we have notified you of a delay.

What if your complaint is not resolved?

Once we have finalised our investigation of your complaint, we appreciate you might not agree with our position or you might not accept the resolution that we have proposed. 

If an issue has not been resolved to your satisfaction, you can lodge a complaint with the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA). AFCA provides fair and independent financial services complaint resolution that is free to consumers.


Telephone: 1800 931 678 (free call)

Email: [email protected]

In writing to: Australian Financial Complaints Authority, GPO Box 3, Melbourne VIC 3001