The fund house has added a portfolio manager and compliance director. AsianInvestor spoke to China head Yu Xiaobo about his plans.
Mainland insurance firms expect to be able to make overseas investments again as early as September and are particularly keen on private equity funds, says a consultant.
As the mainland funds industry undergoes a rapid transformation, its continued expansion will be driven by increasingly savvy retail investors, says Harvest Fund Management.
China's insurance regulator has issued additional guidelines around private equity investment by insurers, as they build exposure to the asset class, both as GPs and LPs.
The US-based asset manager has hired a Greater China equity portfolio manager and three other investment professionals.
The Hong Kong-based fund house has promoted internally to fill the role, amid an ongoing management reshuffle.
Beijing's regulatory crackdown on aggressive selling and investment practices is expected to lead to industry consolidation.
The Chinese fintech giant's chief executive, Eric Jing, sets out his big idea ahead of an eagerly awaited IPO, tipped for next year.
The Swiss firm plans to launch onshore China bond and equity funds, and at least two more asset managers are said to be close to winning licences for private fund management.
Beijing faces huge hurdles to developing a retirement benefits system, and it does not help that the private sector is giving "dangerous" advice, argues consultant Stuart Leckie.
Jonathan Zhu of Bain Capital explains how the private equity firm plans to take South Korean botox firm Hugel and inject it into a larger market, China, where medical beauty is booming.
China's sovereign wealth fund is accelerating its overseas drive into private equity, property and infrastructure after recording a return of 6.22% last year.
But it may be some time before China inks its own cross-border funds agreement with another country.
Investors look set to use the Chinese cross-border scheme for some years yet. It still offers certain advantages over Stock Connect, including lower trading costs, say fund executives.
Global investor monitoring and testing for the new China access programme is just beginning and early trading has largely relied on Chinese banks. But it's a decent start.
China and Hong Kong need to get their act together if Bond Connect is going to buck a run of disappointing trading links. Investors need to be able to hedge interest rate risk onshore.
The Bank for International Settlements' chief economist has characterised the situation in certain countries as a "financial boom gone wrong". AsianInvestor gauged experts' response.
Harvest Global Investments has qualified for the Switzerland-Hong Kong mutual recognition of funds scheme, but the hard work is to come – and it will take time.
It may be time to book profit in mainland equities amid slowing economic momentum and tighter liquidity conditions, despite MSCI's decision to include A shares in its EM indexes.
China's central bank has clarified operational details of the market access scheme, through which Standard Chartered expects strong early trading in July.