Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka are new markets for the UK fund manager. Meanwhile, algorithms need to adapt to new trading hours in the region, says its Asia head of trading.
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The US fund giant’s Asia-Pacific chief operating officer has left after seven years in the role and 17 with the firm. He spoke to AsianInvestor about his next move.
Aberdeen and Franklin Templeton have just added senior hires in the region, while Credit Suisse Private Banking and Schroders have seen recent departures.
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.
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.
With mainland mutual fund managers set to launch their first funds of funds potentially as early as next month, industry participants point to challenges these products face.
The €440 billion Dutch pension fund manager is still keen on private markets despite falling illiquidity premiums, and its CIO sees Asia as a fertile market for such investments.
Today we unveil the fund houses ranked 51st to 75th by Asia-Pacific AUM in our annual survey. Nine of them were US firms, with Janus Capital posting particularly strong growth.
Yesterday the China Insurance Regulatory Commission issued a statement flagging what it sees as key risks for the industry, after admitting failing to properly address malpractice.
Korea's GEPS names CIO; ICBC CS hires index head, senior PM; JP Morgan loses Asean PM; Premia Partners poaches from iShares; China Merchants sets up Singapore private bank; Chubb Life replaces HK chief agency officer; Gibson Dunn hires; Hermes appoints fixed income head; Opus opens Singapore office.
The likely introduction this year of new product types and a mandatory pension scheme will boost funds growth in Thailand, says the MD of the local investment company association.