Pimco names Asia chief in reshuffle; Citi PB promotes Bacon; GSAM shuffles EM leadership; Nordea Bank replaces Singapore head; EFG hires North Asia head; Vontobel AM adds multi-asset solutions head; Colliers shuffles Asia team; China Pacific Insurance chairman resigns.
As their investment portfolios become more global, institutions want stronger cross-border operational integration, says Standard Chartered's head of securities services.
In the first of a series based on our annual ranking of fund houses by Asia-Pacific assets, we unveil firms 76 to 100. Chinese companies dominate and are growing fast.
Mirae Asset GI hires Asia sales head; MAS revokes licence; UBP hires heads of DPM, Greater China; CTBC PB product head exits; Amac sets up committees; HNA names CIO; China Life Group president moves to PICC; Allianz names corporate development head; Jupiter adds client, sales heads; First State announces high-yield team.
In the second of two articles on the impact of Europe's incoming Mifid II rules, which will affect how fund managers pay for research, bank teams are seen to be under threat.
The asset manager has appointed a dedicated head of third-party distribution for Asia ex-Japan, with a focus on private bank coverage, AsianInvestor can reveal.
First State Stewart Asia has changed its approach to paying for research, in an early indication that asset managers in the region will not be immune from looming EU rules.
Brandywine Global has hired Tariq Ahmad as Asia ex-Japan CEO. In his first interview in the role, he outlined the fund firm's plans to focus more on Southeast Asia and tier-two clients.
The German group has made an external hire to succeed Eugen Loeffler, who retired at the end of March.
Asia was the only region to see an increase in money raised for real estate investment last year, and it saw a big jump in joint-venture and club deals, according to new research.
Manulife AM replaces Japan CEO; Rayliant hires from Northern Trust; Aviva expands regional role; HSBC PB hires investment counsellor; CVC appoints adviser in Japan; Hamilton Lane promotes two to principals; Indosuez WM adds to NRI team.
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.
On the final day of our awards announcements, we reveal the Marquee winners: this year's leading providers of asset management and asset servicing.
Mignonne Cheng is stepping down as Asia CEO at BNP Paribas WM but remains chairman, in a move that has raised eyebrows. Some feel the firm is sharpening its focus on Southeast Asia.
But the rise in compensation of private-market investment professionals slowed this year, according to research by Heidrick & Struggles.
Today we reveal our picks for this year's top onshore investment management firms in 14 markets in Asia Pacific.
Last month we broke news of Prudential's Asia reshuffle, a change of focus at Willis Towers Watson and Chris Ryan's exit from MSCI, and reported on consolidation and hiring trends.
New Zealand's state pension fund has become involved in a political spat over its returns, deployment of assets and a record pay rise for its chief executive.
Today we reveal the second batch of winners – by asset class in public markets – and announce four new asset class award categories.
Standard Life sells HK unit to China JV; Fosun rings changes at top; Bank of Singapore poaches StanChart team; Manulife promotes Asia GM, names distribution BD head for HK; Singapore robo-adviser to launch; SingAlliance hires private bankers; Savills IM adds Australia PM; Indosuez WM replaces real estate head.