The Dutch pension fund manager’s Asia-Pacific head of private real estate says it’s become much easier to directly access property in the region, but a local presence remains essential.
Hong Kong-based Oriente Finance is looking to build a network of partners willing to provide financing as it prepares to roll out its peer-to-peer lending platform in Southeast Asia.
More needs to be done to channel investment into Indonesian infrastructure, and regulators are looking to update fund industry rules to that end, says the local head of Manulife AM.
Many feel the Lion City's property market has bottomed and is set for strong growth in rental yield and capital inflows, after transaction volumes leapt last year.
Investors are turning to pooled vehicles and co-investments, as they seek to anticipate a rotation of assets into fixed incomes, a new survey by AsianInvestor and QIC shows.
The fund house's Asia head of real estate says the Chinese territory looks “mighty expensive”, but others feel its relentless rise in property prices is justified.
Investors funnel more money into infrastructure as the supply of available assets tightens, finds an AsianInvestor/QIC survey
While institutional investors are proving leery of cryptocurrency investments, some experts argue they make for good diversification investments.
The multi-lateral bank is in talks with institutional investors to gauge interest in infrastructure investing, a senior ADB executive said at AsianInvestor's Insurance Investment Forum.
The trials and tribulations of cryptocurrency valuations have raised their profile, but yet to convince institutional investors of their merit. AsianInvestor investigates why.
AsianInvestor asked market experts which alternative asset class was the most likely to stand out over the coming year. The main pick was a surprise.
John Leung, the new insurance regulator's chief, leaves in late June. Its soon-to-be-announced new head will need to add staff and promote Hong Kong as an insurance hub.
Asian private equity managers are investing less in tackling hacking in a worrying trend amid the rising threat of cybercrime, finds a survey by fund administrator Augentius.
Industry observers are confident that offshore private funds will take advantage of the Singapore Variable Capital Company structure, provided the tax conditions make sense.
AsianInvestor is launching its annual Infrastructure Investing 2018 survey. We welcome institutional investors to participate.
Changes to the fund manager code of conduct will provide more information about private funds to investors, but could also create an entry barrier to new launches, said experts.
Institutional investors across the world are increasingly looking to put money to work in private equity. AsianInvestor offers some statistics on this interest, courtesy of Coller Capital.
With heavy competition for Asian private equity opportunities, some institutional investors are discovering they can't put as big a proportion of their assets to work as they want in the region.
Investors are keen to allocate more to hedge funds and private credit while more will reduce equities, according to an annual survey of institutional investors by BlackRock.
Institutional investors across Asia Pacific are becoming more willing to put money to work in riskier tranches of private debt, as they seek out improved returns.