Aditya Birla Sun Life AM and SBI Funds Management made our latest list of the 10 fastest growing fund houses in Asia. AsianInvestor spoke to top executives at the two firms.
In their hunt for higher yield, insurance firms and pension funds are building their exposure to Indian real estate as the market opens up.
We are identifying 20 outstanding executives who are driving the region's pension funds forward. Today, we feature leaders from India's PFRDA and Korea's Poba.
While eager overseas investors are keen to see an easing in bond investment limits, Indian authorities might not necessarily oblige, market analysts told AsianInvestor.
Sentiment on the country's bonds could suffer in the short term following the PNB scandal, but fund managers say foreign investors cannot ignore this high yield market for too long.
Sebi's latest proposals to segregate advice and product distribution indicate a marked shift in thinking and plugs loopholes that were to the detriment of investors, said experts.
Indian commercial banks and Chinese insurance companies were among the best-represented organisations within the mid 100 organisations in this year's AI300.
The lowest 100 organisations in this year’s AI300 welcomed 10 new faces, six of those 10 returning after absences of a year or more
Investors remain keen to fund innovative start-ups in Asia but have learned to be more selective, say experts.
Institutional investors from the country enjoyed AUM gains due to a mixture of demonetisation and a lack of other investment avenues, says the CIO of SBI Life Insurance.
Asset managers, advisers and distributors in India say planned rules to separate provision of investment advice from sale of mutual funds will hamper investment industry growth.
India's Waterfield Advisors has started receiving requests from family clients to help them conduct due diligence on foreign multi-family offices, as it starts to internationalise its offering.
Weaker growth numbers and high equity valuations could lead more foreign investors to trim positions amid some profit taking, say market experts.
Mumbai-based multi-family office Waterfield Advisors is adding expertise to meet rising client demand for unlisted local assets.
The funds will target distressed assets in India and other Asian special situations and credit assets, says a source, amid rising demand for private debt.
While institutional and regulatory constraints are limiting the options of asset owners in many emerging nations, others are broadening their range of investing tools.
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.
Falling interest rates should be good news for India's prospective new asset class – infrastructure investment trusts – as long as issuers price the first few deals to perform.
Market experts point to premier Narendra Modi's reform progress, and the country's swift growth and thriving private sector, among other factors. They are rather less keen on China.
Investors can expect to see listed property and infrastructure vehicles in India early next year, says Peter Verwer, CEO of the Asia Pacific Real Estate Association.