Having majority stakes in Chinese fund management joint ventures should give overseas firms more certainty in setting remuneration levels and bringing in talent.
In the first of a two-part article on Beijing’s easing of foreign-ownership limits on financial services firms, some market experts suggest the changes will not have a big impact.
Lee Dong-ik, a former CIO of Korea’s sovereign wealth fund, discussed his new role at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the challenges facing the development institution.
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.
Last week mainland regulators handed private fund management licences to Invesco and Value Partners, and eased foreign-ownership limits on financial services firms.
The country's regulatory authorities could lift restrictions on repatriation of capital from qualified foreign institutional investor investments, offering new investment opportunities.
China's latest consultation paper regarding the rules surrounding pension products looks set to heavily promote fund-of-funds as a key structure for such voluntary funds.
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.
Shadow banking activities and wealth management business in China have shown signs of declines, but investors' demands for such products should remain strong.
The country's asset management market is predicted to grow to $17 trillion by 2030, with foreign firms expected to hold a 6% share, according to Casey Quirk.
The Hong Kong-based insurer's CIO said the company is considering outsourcing infrastructure investing, and it is open to Asian greenfield projects.
Shenzhen was China's third city to host a wholly foreign-owned investment management company, following Shanghai and Tianjin. It could appeal to smaller or tech-savvy asset managers.
The country may have an edge in developing artificial intelligence-based investment products because its technology giants can gather so much data on the local populace.
The unveiling of China’s new leaders helped to resolve lingering uncertainties over the country's political future, and raised the likelihood that financial reforms will continue.
The government is targeting a sustainable system of pension provision for its ageing population, with potentially massive ramifications for the asset management industry.
Albert Teoh joins the Canadian firm starting this month, AsianInvestor can reveal.
China’s $900 billion sovereign wealth fund envisages doing more direct investing as part of a bold allocation shift. Li Keping, senior adviser and former CIO, spoke to AsianInvestor.
Despite risks, HNWIs still interested in this asset class, mostly private-equity funds for onshore, and Reits for offshore, according to China Merchants Bank.
Asian institutional investors are increasingly lapping up new CLO issuances in the US, the largest market for such leveraged loans, according to a private debt manager.
China’s green bond market to gain government support after Party Congress, as President Xi Jinping reaffirms green commitment.