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Asian insurers pouring into illiquid assets

Almost half the region's insurers aim to have more than 15% of AUM in private-market assets by 2017, up from a quarter that do today. Meanwhile, they are using external managers less for core fixed income.

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Dec 3 - 4, 2014 | Singapore
It is Southeast Asia’s largest annual gathering of senior investment professionals and annually brings together over 200 CIOs, Heads of Investment and Portfolio Managers from across the region. Over the course of two days last year, we welcomed 366 participants representing 207 companies across 21 countries. To view the list of participating companies and the speakers details of 2013 Forum, download the post event report at www.seaiif.com/download/report.
27 January 2015 | Jakarta, Indonesia
The 5th Annual Corporate Treasury & CFO Summit - Indonesia will attract over 250 corporate treasurers, CFOs, finance directors, treasury and cash management professionals, and transaction bankers from leading Indonesian and international banks and corporations to discuss strategies in treasury, funding, cash management, taxes, governance, hedging, risk and compliance, and professional development in one of Asia’s most powerful emerging economies.
4 February 2015 | Hong Kong
The Insurance Investment Forum is an educational event for senior investors from Asia's leading insurance companies. The programme for the Insurance Investment Forum is designed by insurance investors to address their investment needs and is expected to attract an audience of over 100 insurance CIOs and senior investment team members from across the Asia-Pacific.

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November 2014 Magazine
AsianInvestor Magazine

What's in this issue

Le Keping's vision for CIC
Faith in the Fed misplaced
Banks raise Asean passport doubts
Liquid alternatives: a bad trade-off?