Alternatives

By Joe Marsh
1 day 4 hours ago
Amid 18 months of poor performance, China-focused strategies have suffered heavy outflows and will likely continue to see low demand this year, says eVestment's head of research.
By Richard Newell
2 days ago
After a strong showing in 2016, the gold price has been pegged back by dollar strength and a positive outlook for the US. Still, demand from China is growing, notably through ...
By Alison Tudor-Ackroyd
3 days ago
The history of investors trying to make co-investments with private equity firms or even go it alone is strewn with casualties.
By Alison Tudor-Ackroyd | 4 days ago
Conflicts of interest and strains are seen to be growing as more asset owners in Asia eye co-investments and direct deals. Regulators are watching the situation closely.
By Richard Morrow | 13 January 2017
Big Chinese insurers such as Anbang and Ping An are making strides into property. Korea's Poba is doing the same, and fund managers hope more smaller asset owners will follow suit.
By Richard Morrow | 12 January 2017
Asian institutions look set to continue their love affair with overseas property, but the coming year may test their resolve in light of lofty valuations and growing uncertainty.
By Joe Marsh | 10 January 2017
AsianInvestor spoke to Asia-Pacific chairman Chris Heady about the private equity giant's regional approach to property investment and the potential impact of Donald Trump's ...
By Alison Tudor-Ackroyd | 9 January 2017
Axiom, a private equity fund-of-funds firm, explains why it is putting more of its new $1 billion fund to work in markets such as South Korea and Thailand than ever before.
By Joe Marsh | 6 January 2017
AsianInvestor spoke to Chris Heady, Asia-Pacific chairman and Asia head of real estate at the private equity giant, about co-investment, personnel and LP trends.
By Christina Wang | 16 December 2016
The private equity arm of the mainland group targets $500 million for the first close of a strategy that will largely invest in Asia and Europe. It ultimately hopes to raise $5 ...
By Richard Newell | 28 November 2016
More industry experts are voicing concerns about Hong Kong's planned fund manager conduct rules, saying the city risks losing business to its main rival.
By Richard Newell | 25 November 2016
Code of conduct changes planned by the Securities and Futures Commission would raise the barrier to entry for alternative asset managers, say industry experts.
By Richard Newell | 24 November 2016
Ivan Vatchkov argues that financial credit offers plenty of upside, with little risk of a 2008-style repeat of investor losses – but radical changes to the status quo ...
By Cherie Marriott | 18 November 2016
Superannuation funds are seeking the inclusion of more financing layers, notably mezzanine debt, in infrastructure investment deals, say sources.
By Toby Yiu | 17 November 2016
The hedge fund giant and three other asset managers – Aberdeen, AllianzGI and BNP Paribas Investment Partners – have been approved to trade China's interbank bond ...
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