The UK life insurer is reorganising its Asian investment team, say sources; it has brought in local CIOs for Singapore and Hong Kong and aims to do the same in Malaysia.
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Multi-asset specialists are moving for pay rises of as much as 40% in the region as fund houses scramble to strengthen their teams, say recruiters.
The investment consultancy's Asia-Pacific head of portfolio advisory is moving on after eight years in the role, as the firm narrows its focus in the region.
JP Morgan PB names Asia chief; Schroders' Taljard relocates, Steven Chua to exit; Sarasin adds Asia UHNW head; UBS expands expat coverage team in Singapore; RBC replaces Asia UHNW head; BNPP IP adds HK retail head; Northern Trust opens Seoul branch; Lioncrest to expand to Singapore; Aviva Investors loses BD director; Iosco sets up Asia-Pacific hub.
Wealthy families are not known for their willingness to share information and investment opportunities, but that dynamic is shifting as it gets harder to source good private deals.
Guidelines issued on Friday aimed at curbing the growth of mutual funds tailored for individual – or small groups of – institutional clients have come earlier than some expected.
The latest move from Japan's huge state retirement fund is designed to give it more flexibility on manager selection and access to new investment ideas.
The Canadian firm is the first financial institution to win an investment company wholly foreign-owned enterprise licence. It will relocate institutional sales staff to the new entity in Shanghai.
HSBC appoints global head of HNW sales; BlackRock loses Asia real estate research head; Franklin Templeton names lead PMs; BNP Paribas WM shuffles senior executives; PSPF names new supervisory board chairman; China Post and Capital switches chairman.
The CIO of the world’s largest pension fund, Hiromichi Mizuno, is pushing hard for more dialogue between investors and issuers in the hope of boosting returns for Japan's retirees.