Singapore’s biggest insurer has sparked questions by replacing its experienced investment chief, Yoon Mun Thim, in another senior shakeup in the industry.
US law firm Bingham McCutchen has poached a seven-strong funds team in Tokyo from rival White Case, highlighting the former's plans to build out its investment funds...
The country's life insurers are investing more into alternatives and equity to raise returns. Doing so comes with sizeable risks that smaller firms may struggle with, say experts.
Beijing's new draft rules for private funds do not mention regulating these products' investing into non-standard assets, which could let them conduct corporate lending, said observers.
Private equity fundraising in renminbi has rebounded strongly since 2015. There are good reasons for this trend, says Ian Kelly of fund administrator Augentius.
Senior executives from China Investment Corporation and Silk Road Fund aim to invest huge sums into the Asia-to-Europe infrastructure project, but they admitted doing so is challenging.