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Principal GI in talks to buy Asia private real estate firm

Principal Global Investors is also considering applying for a WFOE licence in China and is looking to invest in Asia offshore fund distribution, the asset manager's chief executive tells AsianInvestor.

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28 April 2015 | Singapore
The Family Office Forum Asia is an exclusive gathering for a select group of family office leaders from across Asia. Topics for the forum are designed by family office investment professionals to cover the key challenges they face. The agenda consists of a mix of closed-door small group discussion and plenary panel discussions.
29 April 2015 | Singapore
The Fund Selectors Forum Asia is as an exclusive gathering for heads of fund selection from Southeast Asia’s largest fund distribution platforms as well as private banks/wealth management and independent financial advisors. The Forum will allow fund selectors to hear from and engage with leading regional & global portfolio managers to learn about the latest product innovations and industry developments.
19 May 2015 | Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
A morning of sessions and networking focused on sharing ideas and highlighting the issues that affect women in the asset management industry. Session topics will focus on the asset management industry overall; the role of the company in attracting, retaining, and promoting women; and the role of women in their own careers. Visit www.womeninam.com for more details. (AIWeek - www.aiweek.asia)

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Core products sold to retail wealth
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April 2015 Magazine
AsianInvestor Magazine

What's in this issue

Shadow looms over China asset boom
Smart beta offers control, with provisos
Why European high-yield managers are fearful
Awards: the best managers in Korea