The world’s largest pension fund is recruiting fund managers as the next step in its slow shift into alternatives. But only Japan-registered firms can apply.
The pension fund’s CIO, Daisuke Hamaguchi, says the Japanese stock market has ceased to function properly. His proposed solution: a tax incentive for selling cross-shareholdings.
A veteran China hand shares his often hair-raising insights on building a business in the Middle Kingdom.
The current indiscriminate hunt for yield could land some firms in hot water, as it has in the past, says Ian Brimecome, a senior executive at Tokio Marine.
US private equity manager General Atlantic and Chinese travel agency Ctrip are backing a new investment firm, Ocean Link. Tony Jiang, a partner at the new entity, speaks about its plans.
The hire of Lee Sanghoon as Korea head is a clear signal of intent that private equity group TPG plans to come back to that market with a vengeance.