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By Joe Marsh | 6 days ago
The London-based private equity secondaries specialist firm has added an investment principal to its team, amid rising interest in these types of assets.
By Richard Morrow | 20 June 2016
Fund managers say the global hunt for yield is exacerbating the liquidity problems in Asian bond markets and have their doubts about how the issue can be resolved.
By Toby Yiu , Alison Tudor-Ackroyd | 17 June 2016
Institutional appetite for real estate continues to swell, with deals such as Qatar Investment Authority's purchase of Asia Square Tower 1 pointing to rising interest in Asian ...
By Richard Newell | 15 June 2016
Progress has been made in making China stocks more accessible, but obstacles remain before they can be included in emerging-market benchmarks, says index provider MSCI.
By Toby Yiu | 8 June 2016
China has awarded the Rmb250 billion investment quota – second only to Hong Kong's Rmb270 billion – as it steps up its push to attract capital and secure A-share ...
By Joe Marsh | 17 May 2016
BlackRock has poached from a local firm to fill the role. Meanwhile, the US asset manager is not yet bullish on Japanese stocks despite their heavy fall this year.
By Jame DiBiasio | 6 April 2016
The asset-management industry is beset by challenges; we have come up with five we consider the most crucial. First up: the question of systemically important institutions.
By Toby Yiu | 14 March 2016
The UK fund house has set up offices in Beijing and the Shanghai free-trade zone, and as many as 15 more are said to be making similar moves or considering doing so.
By Joe Marsh | 1 March 2016
The asset manager has appointed product strategy veteran Doug Walls, a former BlackRock executive, to the newly created post.
By Richard Newell | 28 January 2016
Institutional investors and fund houses in Asia are using ETFs more for multi-asset and smart-beta strategies and for replacing futures exposure, with growth tipped to accelerate.
By Christina Wang | 27 January 2016
The A-share crash has resolved issues such as over-leveraging, says Helen Zhu, BlackRock’s head of China equities, who feels there's a turning point in sight in certain ...
By Richard Newell | 26 January 2016
iShares will launch its new MSCI-linked A-share exchange-traded fund at a time of negative sentiment on Chinese equities and into an already crowded space.
By Christina Wang | 19 January 2016
US-based Neuberger Berman has poached from BlackRock to fill the post, which was vacated in July, and has applied for a licence to manufacture products locally.
By Richard Newell | 15 January 2016
The fund house will put fundamental and quantitative equities under one head in Asia and combine its infrastructure and property units globally in a real assets group. Its ...
By Toby Yiu | 6 November 2015
UBS Asset Management plans to launch three or four products under the Shanghai QDLP scheme, amid rising interest from Chinese investors in foreign assets.
By Toby Yiu | 7 October 2015
Persistent AM’s tie-up with GF Asset Management is the first registered in Shanghai’s free-trade zone to get a QDLP quota amid reform. It plans to launch a product ...
By Richard Newell | 27 August 2015
Regional pension funds are looking to incorporate smart beta strategies within their portfolios, according to global asset managers. The largest asset owners could potentially ...
By Richard Newell | 17 August 2015
Strong support for Ucits ETFs has been identified as a key trend in the industry. In the last three years, flows from Asian investors into Ucits ETFs have grown from $100 ...
By Leigh Powell | 11 August 2015
Defined benefit pension plans in Japan are handing more money to fund houses to manage. It comes after GPIF increased active equity exposure, creating winners and losers.
By Toby Yiu | 23 July 2015
The world’s largest asset manager has won a licence and quota for Shanghai's alternatives investment programme. The move comes as China's rival cross-border schemes ...
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June 2016 Magazine
AsianInvestor Magazine

What's in this issue

Asia’s leading investment houses and service providers enjoy the limelight
China’s fund industry cutback
Family offices rebut the banks
Asset owners reveal their key investment lessons