AsianInvestor Magazine

Issue: November 2016

Asset Owners

  • The pride of Asia: The winners of our Institutional Excellence Awards
  • Q&A: Fosun’s Liang Xinjun on how insurance fits in to the Chinese investment giant’s strategy
  • Rules changes could see more Asian investors join a worldwide trend away from actively-managed funds
  • ETFs take off in Taiwan. Could their growth on the island be a model for other parts of Asia?
  • How China’s insurance companies are lapping up lessons on investing overseas
  • Australian superannuation funds’ growing appetite for infrastructure deals
  • A pension dilemma for the Philippines – how to protect retirees and economic growth
  • Insights and opinions on China at an AsianInvestor forum in Beijing
  • News: China opens civil servant pensions to managers; Green investment rules for NZ Super; Taiwan’s BLF looks for more smart-beta ETF choices

Fund Managers

  • Hybrids hunter: Ivan Vatchkov, CIO of Algebris Investments, discusses investing in financials – an ‘orphaned sector’ 
  • MSCI’s Henry Fernandez on Asia’s increasingly sophisticated investors ... and China
  • News: Managers split on impact of Thai king’s death; Vanguard CEO eyes more China entities; Fidelity rides investor charge into Asian fixed income


  • Alternative view: Bank of Singapore’s Hou Wey Fook on why the private bank’s clients are looking to illiquid assets
  • News: MAS puts private banks on notice with Falcon sanction; Bento switches on bionic wealth advising in Singapore; HSBC Private Bank rings leadership changes

This Month

  • On the move: Janus-Henderson merger could portent others; Ontario Teachers seeks Asia head; Vanguard shuffles Asia leadership; Eaton Vance to open in Japan amid Asia buildout; Principal hires, reshuffles to boost focus on wealth
  • Regulatory Roundup: It’s been a long time coming, but don’t bank on the Philippines’ new Personal Equity and Retirement Account being a success
  • Data Centre: How Asia became the world’s wealthiest region, and how the rich use their wealth
  • Bookend: What They Do With Your Money By Stephen Davis, Jon Lukomnik and David Pitt-Watson

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