As interest in smart beta strategies rises in the region, more asset owners are eyeing multi-factor approaches and layering factors with ESG strategies.
Institutional investors across Asia are increasingly investing into private debt. Two types gaining some appeal are securitisations and trade finance.
Private debt investments have gained traction with an increasing array of institutional investors in the region. They are attracted by diversification and decent returns.
Asset owners across Asia are looking into their investing options in more niche areas of alternatives. There are several possibilities, although they will remain minority investments.
The need of asset owners across Asia to source better returns for their investments has led them to consider investing into more niche areas, particularly private debt.
The Singapore-based asset manager will see another C-level executive step down from his position, amid its ongoing merger with NTUC Income.