With more Asian families looking to get involved in regional impact projects, to better engage younger members, it's perhaps best to source them directly, says one Singapore-based SFO.
New CEO Matt Whineray tells AsianInvestor about his priorities as he assumes the role on a permanent basis.
The Indian insurer aims to be highly selective this year in its equity investments given the muted earnings growth outlook, but retains faith in the long-term prospects of the asset class.
The $118 public pension fund has ramped up its exposure to private markets as it prepares to open an office in Asia.
Gregoire Picquot has switched insurance firms, with Axa Asia CIO Boris Moutier understood to have assumed an expanded role.
The Australian sovereign pension fund is assigning people to new roles following the departure of former property head Barry Brakey after a decade in the role.
It is increasingly difficult to capture the breadth of experience necessary to deliver a holistic advice service to families, say family office experts.
Poba has increased its allocation to hedge funds by $60 million so far this year and another $40 million is set to come over the remainder of 2018.
With Indian bond yields rising and the monetary policy outlook unclear, reducing portfolio duration makes sense, its chief investment officer says.
The Hong Kong Housing Society, along with insurers Generali and Ping An, discussed the pros and cons of managing assets in-house during last week's Asian Investment Summit.
Investment experts weigh in on the latest tariffs imposed by the US and their impact on Asian markets and investors in the region.
The $151 billion scheme's chief investment officer tells AsianInvestor about its potential expansion strategy for the region, where it has $22 billion allocated.
Poba had no Reit investments last year but has invested close to $80 million so far this year. The Asian Investment Summit also heard how governance issues are rising up the agenda.
The Australian superannuation fund could well manage over one-third of its assets through internal managers, as it seeks to maintain investment performance as its assets swell.
Asian insurance firms should recognise the investment benefits of regulation, including the potential for return-enhancing asset swaps, the Asian Investment Summit heard.
Panelists at the Asian Investment Summit discuss the merits of outsourcing and new ways to construct robust portfolios, while Thailand's GPF reveals it is still adding to private assets.
A culture of opaqueness and underperformance prompts a government-led inquiry to recommend a radical overhaul of superannuation.
The Canadian pension fund expects China and India to receive higher investment allocations as part of a strategy that will see it double emerging market assets by 2025.
The interest of Indian institutional investors in local stocks faces a potential surge in new equity issuance, as the government looks to offload excess stakes in state-owned companies.
Despite the lack of political will, activist behaviour and pressure on companies to improve their ESG practices is increasing.