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
Forum Partners has held a final close on its third Asia real estate fund at $375 million, with most of its investors comprising major institutions in the US...
The fund is joining the list of Asian asset owners looking to reduce their reliance on the Barclays Global Aggregate index. AsianInvestor spoke to HKHS's head of treasury.
The bank's Hong Kong head of investment product and advisory outlines how it is looking to encourage clients to make greater use of funds and discretionary management.
China's Asia-to-Europe infrastructure initiative has seen little involvement by asset owners. Better inducements may be necessary, including stronger downside risk protection.
Western asset owners have been showing a bias towards Asia in their passive global emerging-market allocations, says Wayne Bowers of Northern Trust Global Investments.