Credit Suisse promotes new two senior roles and RMs; Philip Tso leaves Willis Towers Watson; Eastspring Investments installs alts CIO; BlackRock adds trio in Australia; JLL hires Asia fund advisory chief; Vanguard adds to China team; UBP hires investment adviser for South Asia; Franklin Templeton appoints Australia MD; Cryptocurrency firm Monaco names senior VP; RHTLaw Taylor Wessing creates private wealth head role.
Investment specialists discuss portfolio positioning at a time when strong growth has left stock valuations looking stretched.
The French fund house will cut poorly performing and overlapping funds and focus on products close to client preferences, as it aims to build Asia AUM, said the group deputy CIO.
Asset owners across Asia are looking into their investing options in more niche areas of alternatives. There are several possibilities, although they will remain minority investments.
The need of asset owners across Asia to source better returns for their investments has led them to consider investing into more niche areas, particularly private debt.
Investors remain keen to fund innovative start-ups in Asia but have learned to be more selective, say experts.
The UK-based fund house has poached a UBS veteran for the newly created role.
Asian fund investors may continue to pay fund fees that are higher than other parts of the world as the region's commission culture is unlikely to change.
The regional chief of the French fund manager explains why it made the latest move in a spate of M&A taking place among active asset managers across the globe.
The family office of Steven Cohen, the founder of now-defunct US hedge fund SAC Capital, is expanding aggressively. It is expected to seek external money next year.
Gold price has fallen from its one-year peak in September and will be under further pressure if the US Federal Reserve increases interest rates as expected in December.
Steer clear of mezzanine in Asia and China NPL funds, says Hamilton Lane. The private markets investor's ideal credit portfolio is a blend of special situations and direct lending.
Deutsche AM hires new APAC head; Rockspring poaches regional chief from KIC; Northern Trust appoints Japan president; JP Morgan hires Singapore client advisor: Aprea elects new chairman; Hermes adds senior economist; Simmons & Simmons gains Beijing partner; BNY Mellon adds RM head for depositary receipts; Leonteq gains new CEO, board members.
Robeco Hires Japan equities PM from Safe HK; Manulife names Hong Kong head of real estate investment; HSBC appoints SE Asia global PB head; China Renaissance hires PE fund partner; BNP Paribas WM appoints FX head; Credit Suisse loses Non-Resident Indian team head & more.
Wealthy individuals in the region are increasingly looking to financial technology services in order to bolster their investment processes and returns, said the annual report.
The US asset manager has appointed a former UBS executive to the role, as part of its move to shift oversight of global emerging markets to Asia.
Insurers globally are facing declining profits, which is prompting a "major shift" in attitudes to include alternative assets, BlackRock's survey of 300 senior insurance executives shows.
Large institutions such as CPPIB, HSBC and Macquarie flag obstacles deterring private capital from investing in emerging market infrastructure.
As investors analyse return drivers ever more closely, executives from BNP Paribas Asset Management, Eastspring and NTUC Income discuss their approach to performance and analytics.
RBC adds pair to Asian WM team; Manulife AM poaches from UBS for wealth role; Bank of Singapore names China equity strategist; Contineo poaches sales head from SEB; StanChart PB hires Greater China MD; WTW names Li to expanded role; CBA names WM COO.