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?
Malaysian asset managers' share of global sharia-compliant funds could overtake that of firms based in Saudi Arabia, according to AsianInvestor's annual ranking this year.
Here we present AsianInvestor's list of the 100 biggest managers of Asia-Pacific assets and outline the key trends that have been shaping the market.
Asset owners in developing countries need to expand investment possibilities that are often confined by institutional and regulatory constraints, if they are to improve long-term returns.
Robo-advisers are set to slowly expand across Asia as investors seek to keep expenses down and banks aim to offer low-cost investment advice, argues Larry Cao of CFA Institute.
Foreign groups dominate Taiwan’s wealth industry, but fast-growing domestic players are pushing hard to gain market share.
Asia’s increasingly cash-rich but yield-starved insurance firms are casting an envious eye over US fixed income markets, where income returns are on the rise.
An insider's view on how a scrappy e-commerce startup became the world's largest retailer.
The Canadian private markets investment giant plans to invest more in Asia Pacific, just as it is seeing growing appetite for its funds from the region, says Asia-Pacific chief Bill Powell.