China Merchant Bank's general manager for its private bank division explains how it differs its services from its big regional rivals, as it seeks to build an international business.
Sovereign wealth funds in Asia and beyond are looking at unusual asset classes in order to improve long-term returns. It's leading them to push investing boundaries.
Investors in the region are increasingly seeking out securitisations in an effort to gain more yield on their debt investments. In some cases this is causing the risks of these assets to rise.
Australia’s $158 billion sovereign wealth fund is a large investor in alternative assets. Chief executive David Neal outlines its approach to private markets in the current environment.
Asset owners are reluctant to fund Greenfield infrastructure projects, which will comprise most of China's Belt and Road initiative. But there are some measures to persuade them.
A public warning by Norway’s wealth fund for LSE not to lower its listing standards for state companies should be an example to other investors.
A new package of European fund rules won't apply to Asian companies per se, but compliance may be a commercial imperative, writes Paul Moloney of Eversheds Sutherland.
China's Belt and Road initiative will require vast sums of capital, and some is likely to need to come from institutional investors. But they are leery of taking on Greenfield project risks.
Dogged by high costs and low returns, multi-family offices may seek mergers or partnerships. But innovation may also offer a way out of their troubles.
While multi-family offices have much scope to grow, they also face cost pressures and rising expectations from the ultra-wealthy individuals they serve.
With China's equity markets now harder to ingore than ever before, foreign investors are having to grapple with how to access them.
Despite MSCI's green light, there remain hurdles, including capital controls, debt burdens, complex access channels and corporate governance concerns. But things are changing.
China is regaining its lustre with clients, according to Rosita Lee, head of investment products and advisory business at Hang Seng Bank.
The state pension fund is a fierce proponent of incorporating climate change risk in its investment strategy. Others should follow suit, writes chief executive Adrian Orr.
The Hong Kong-based insurer’s chief investment officer, Paul Carrett, says his industry is slow to benefit from new opportunities. He wants to be different.
The country's smaller superannuation funds are under pressure to merge to gain critical mass, but doing so is no easy process.
Developments in automated investing are expected to revolutionise elements of asset management, pushing more money into advanced robo funds.
Technology is set to revolutionise asset management in Asia and beyond. Over the coming days we will outline how it could do so
Malaysia's low-tax jurisdiction, like other such territories, is seen to be facing a challenge amid the take-up of information-exchange initiatives. AsianInvestor spoke to its director-general.
Onshore service providers in Taiwan have been touting the country as an "unnoticed tax haven" as it is lagging on agreeing to the common reporting standard. Is that set to change?