GAM names Japan sales head; BNP Paribas WM confirms Lee hire; UBS adds to global family office team in Hong Kong; Nikko AM bulks up global equities team with new hire; Willis Towers Watson adds to financial solutions team; Hai Tong AM hires saleswoman from BMO Global AM; General Atlantic hires special adviser on Indonesia; Taiwan Life appoints new co-investment head
Amid a broad sell-off in emerging markets, certain pockets have garnered short-selling interest as hedge funds and other opportunistic managers eye opportunities from the EM rout.
China's Asia-to-Europe infrastructure initiative has seen little involvement by asset owners. Better inducements may be necessary, including stronger downside risk protection.
The French asset manager has replaced Alex Chang by hiring a rival firm's local head of business development.
The investment consultancy suggests secondary funds may be a better bet than funds of funds for making a first step into private equity.
A few institutions in the southern hemisphere are leading the way when it comes to managing climate change risk in their portfolios.