Korea

OMGI chief resigns; ANZ loses mutual funds head; CVC appoints Korea chairman; Nomura hires trust business head; HK MMT names new chairman; and EY appoints forensic experts.
By Leigh Powell | 14 August 2015
The world’s fourth-largest pension fund has appointed a new section leader as it transitions away from domestic fixed income. He will select hedge funds, with some $2 ...
By Andrew Foxwell | 13 August 2015
Julius Baer names new Asia chief; StanChart hires discretionary director; La Trobe boosts distribution sales team; Axa RE IM opens Seoul office; Eversheds hires partner for PE; ...
By Min Ho | 5 August 2015
Recent tax incentives introduced in Korea to encourage overseas-investing funds have not been enough to please domestic managers, who are demanding greater clarity over the new ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 3 August 2015
Korea Post's $60 billion savings bureau has issued an RFP asking domestic and overseas hedge fund managers to pitch for three new mandates,
By Bernadette Tio | 20 July 2015
The fund house's growth plans include the hiring of dozens of staff across Asia, its CEO for China, Korea and Singapore tells AsianInvestor. Terry Pan has made Singapore ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 6 July 2015
As KIC celebrates its 10th anniversary, the fund's CEO and president outlines an ambitious growth plan, including lifting the alternative asset allocation to 15%
By Min Ho | 3 June 2015
Managers attack regulator over Sifi; Japan implements corporate governance rules; SFC confirms Hanergy probe; BNP fined over cross trades; Australia reforms investment rules; ...
By Oliver Jones , Andrew Foxwell | 28 May 2015
UBS GAM recruits Asia marketing chief; KKR Asia head moves to US; Capital makes sales hires; Ariel opens Sydney office; OMGI boosts sales team; H2 makes fintech push; and ...
By YB Jeon | 28 May 2015
After a boom ended badly in 2008, Korea’s fund industry is growing again, but sustainably this time. And opportunities are presenting themselves, particularly in the ...
By Richard Newell | 21 May 2015
Clarity in mission and flexibility to invest are vital if institutional investors are to take a long-term view and free themselves of near-term performance pressure, an ...
By Leigh Powell | 12 May 2015
The $430 billion Korean pension fund has outlined plans as it seeks to diversify away from a domestic home bias. It is also looking to set up a new foreign exchange platform.
HFT gets new CEO; Old Mutual appoints SE Asia chief; Mercer makes Asean hire; SkyBridge recruits in Seoul; Columbia gets Taiwan GM; Citadel executives quit; M&G boosts team; ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 5 May 2015
Jeong Du Yeong has joined the Korea Scientists & Engineers Mutual-aid Association as chief investment officer. The pension fund's priority will be global investments to add to ...
By Min Ho | 30 April 2015
Luxembourg gets RQFII quota; CSRC targets illegal trading; Korea reforms markets; China tightens FTZ rules; MAS revises laundering regulations; HK looks at information sharing; ...
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The AI300 biggest asset owners in Asia Pacific
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Asia's top five cross-border banks
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