The asset manager has named a trio of heads for its exchange-traded funds businesses in Asia; they are transfers from Copenhagen, London and New York.
The moves comes after the US fund house had gained a dominant share of Julius Baer's shelf space following the Swiss bank's acquisition of Merrill Lynch's wealth business.
Damien Mooney says most major banks have invested in due diligence over the past year, driven by regulation. But he believes fee-based distribution would challenge fund houses.
Almost half the region's insurers aim to have more than 15% of AUM in private-market assets by 2017, up from a quarter that do today. Meanwhile, they are using external ...
FTSE, BlackRock and guests discuss how institutional investors in Asia are using smart beta to reduce volatility and improve risk-adjusted returns.
Hong Kong-based investors are significantly less satisfied with their financial advisers than those elsewhere, and more are going online to do research, finds a BlackRock survey.
Recent moves by the two fund houses show they are keeping faith with the asset class, despite disappointing private investment inflows.
Susan Chan has taken up the role in addition to her position as head of iShares’ Asia capital markets team. Jane Leung, the previous incumbent, is relocating to the US ...
Edward Bang is taking on the newly created role. He joins from UBS Global Asset Management, which is also building out its multi-asset business in the region with a raft of new ...
Sydney-based Andrew Landman is taking over as head of its alternatives strategy group for Asia ex-Japan, with Joseph Pacini set to leave for personal reasons next month.
Harvest GI loses VP; KIC to double research team; BlackRock promotes in consultant relations; SFC reappoints CEO; RBC hires ex-SumiTrust manager; eVestment opens Dubai office; ...
Nick Scott has joined the $127 billion Canadian asset management firm to head its Hong Kong investment team.
A newly created senior role at the US asset manager is in line with a growing focus on wealth managers as a channel for fund sales in Asia.
Though he admits Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management is later to the passive-investing party than its US rival, Michele Faissola sees room for players in other niches and talks ...
Comparatively higher spreads and improving liquidity bode well for the ING (L) Renta Fund Asian Debt Hard Currency Fund, says senior client portfolio manager Roy Scheepe.
With the Fifa World Cup set to kick off in Brazil this week, we put forward a team of the best performing fund managers in Asia Pacific today. Here we announce our goalkeeper.
The rising tide of cross-border regulation is making life difficult, argue senior traders at big fund houses, who want to see greater consistency across jurisdictions.
Internet companies have two advantages that asset managers must learn from, hears an Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry forum in London
This further underlines the US fund house’s commitment to its Chinese business, coming on top of its two batches of QFII quota.
Ryan Stork will transfer to Hong Kong, following the promotion of Mark McCombe to a new global role. McCombe spoke to AsianInvestor about the Asian business and his new post.