Korea

By The Editors | 23 March 2015
AsianInvestor names the best in investment performance and distribution as well as our marquee winners in our fifth annual awards in South Korea.
By Toby Yiu | 13 March 2015
As Korean managers line up for a renminbi licence, NH-CA Asset Management will use its recently-awarded RQFII quota to establish an onshore A-share equity fund.
By Min Ho | 12 March 2015
China mulls securities licences for banks; Asean to streamline financial offerings; SFC looks at role of investors; Korea regulator boasts of strong PE growth; Ex-StanChart RM ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 2 March 2015
The $430 billion National Pension Service has pledged to initiate investment into hedge funds before the end of this year, likely into global FoHFs to begin with in developed ...
By Oliver Jones | 18 February 2015
An attractive credit spread on commercial property is expected to continue luring institutional investors as they seek quality core assets for long-term growth.
By Leigh Powell | 11 February 2015
The firm's asset management arm is in Hong Kong to launch a HK dollar ETF tracking the HSI Futures Index and an ETF corresponding to the HSI Futures RMB Foreign exchange ETF.
By Dr Insup Lee | 9 February 2015
South Korea’s central bank has decided on the new chief investment officer for its $360 billion in foreign reserves. Lee Dong-Min will replace Eugene Kim in early March.
By Dr Insup Lee | 4 February 2015
In an attempt to improve the performance of its property investments, Korea's public pension fund the Military Mutual Aid Association has appointed two chief investment ...
Permira's Asia chair to step down; StanChart recruits ex-SumiTrust executive; Manulife AM names Asia fixed-income CIO; Morningstar hires in sales; Loomis Sayles boosts EM team; ...
By The Editors | 16 January 2015
We are accepting nominations for our fourth annual Korea awards for investment management. We have made changes this year to consolidate the process.
By Oliver Jones | 15 January 2015
The asset manager is set to launch a liquid fund-of-hedge-fund product in Korea. Sources say Singapore is next, with Hong Kong and Taiwan also on the list of target markets.
By Oliver Jones | 19 December 2014
Long considered one of Asia’s more difficult markets for private equity firms, Korea has seen a series of big deals this year that bode well for its future as an ...
By Dr Insup Lee | 15 December 2014
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.
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Core products sold to retail wealth
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