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.
Rajeev de Mello is the head of Singapore operations for Western Asset and portfolio manager of the Legg Mason Western Asset Asian Opportunities Fund. He joined Western Asset...
AsianInvestor presents its annual Asset Management Awards winners. We begin by naming the top law firm, compliance consultant, auditor, index provider, COO and custodians.
The asset manager has put its global emerging markets head in Asia and added other staff there, underlining the importance of the region both to the firm and within the EM universe.
An end to the Volcker Rule, part of the US Dodd-Frank Act, could drive flows into alternative assets in Asia. But a return to pre-2008 levels of investment by US banks is seen as unlikely.
Asian investors remain laggards in respect of adopting ESG principles, but attitudes are changing and barriers receding, finds a new State Street survey.