Korea

By Dr Insup Lee | 3 days ago
The fund is mulling Hong Kong or Singapore for an Asian investment office next year. It outlines its five-year plan, saying it will improve global investing, risk management ...
Samsung Group in reshuffle, Generali hires AM Asia chief, BNPP IP opens Shanghai office, Generali Real Estate adds Asia CEO, AMP Capital adds in infrastructure, Liquidnet ...
By Toby Yiu | 3 December 2014
Shinhan BNP Paribas Asset Management, the first fund house to win RQFII quota in Korea, plans to launch a trio of products next month and to build a China bond-rating capability.
By Dr Insup Lee | 2 December 2014
The Korean firm has pledged to bring more global and alternative solutions to local investors after its acquisition of $20 billion Woori Asset Management was finalised yesterday.
By Joe Marsh | 5 November 2014
The fund house continues its drive to expand in Seoul, with a newly minted tie-up with Samsung Asset Management and Samsung Securities and a new addition to its sales team.
By Toby Yiu | 3 November 2014
After the first Korean fund house received an RQFII licence in late October, a raft of others are tipped to be on the way. Meanwhile, more French and Singaporean institutions ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 10 October 2014
Korea’s National Pension Service aims to raise its investment staff by almost half within the next year to meet return targets. It is focusing on global equities and ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 6 October 2014
Its $65 billion savings bureau has issued an RFP seeking large and experienced global firms to manage a global tactical asset allocation mandate.
By Leigh Powell , Toby Yiu | 15 September 2014
A public pension fund and two Asian sovereign wealth funds outline different approaches to third-party asset managers, but all rely on them for private markets.
By Leigh Powell | 1 September 2014
Park Min Ho, chief investment officer, Teachers’ Pension.
By Min Ho | 28 August 2014
The UK fund house has continued its regional buildout by hiring a senior executive from Samsung Asset Management to head the branch, with a focus on institutional clients.
By Jame DiBiasio | 25 August 2014
Traditional private equity investors in the country are growing more reluctant to invest in the asset class, says Kim Soomin of Japan’s Unison Capital, which in June ...
By Min Ho , Alison Tudor-Ackroyd | 15 August 2014
BNY Mellon appoints Japan chief; Barings hires global CIO; TPG taps Goldman exec; Citi names HK retail head and replaces China securities chief; SocGen shuffles in research; ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 15 August 2014
The market reacts positively to an announcement that the stock price fluctuation limit from the previous day’s close will rise to 30% from next year, although some still ...
By Leigh Powell | 14 August 2014
The $11 billion fund is looking to hire overseas investment specialists and is mulling whether to make its first allocation to global hedge funds.
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