Industry observers are confident that offshore private funds will take advantage of the Singapore Variable Capital Company structure, provided the tax conditions make sense.
The introduction of tougher fee disclosure rules in Europe spells bad news for high charging fund groups in Asia, as local regulators look to emulate the Mifid II rules.
We honour the outstanding institutions in the region at a dinner in Singapore.
Steven Seow has left the consultancy to focus on building up his own business, which connects bankers to projects. This follows a senior shake-up at the firm early last year.
The US asset manager has appointed a former Barclays executive as part of a shuffle of regional responsibilities.
The cream of Asia's institutional investors gather in Singapore for our annual awards.
Leading institutional investors from Asia and beyond gather in Singapore for AsianInvestor's 9th Southeast Asia Institutional Investment Forum.
Leading institutional investors from across Southeast Asia and beyond gathered in Singapore on December 6 and 7 for the annual AsianInvestor conference.
Japan Post Bank, a relative newcomer to alternatives investing, aims to up its current $7 billion allocation by almost 10 times its current level to help deliver higher returns.
Tan Wei Mei, head of portfolio solutions for Credit Suisse Private Banking in Asia Pacific, says lower fees are leading more wealthy clients to consider funds as an investment.
Increasingly asset owners could allocate using factor investing in fixed income, as a replacement for hedge funds, in local markets and even in combination with ESG.
The property investor’s Singapore-based co-head of global real estate securities has left the US firm, which is understood to be moving its Asia team to a new location in the Lion City.
The Singapore regulator's banning of two more individuals for breaches related to the 1MDB scandal could foreshadow more industry closures.
The Singapore-based deputy director for investment and wealth management at Axa Insurance is adding funds in both areas in response to rising investor demand.
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.
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.
Investors remain keen to fund innovative start-ups in Asia but have learned to be more selective, say experts.
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.
Asian institutional investors look set to look for more factor-based strategies over the next five years, probably at the cost of lower passive or active strategies, a study by Invesco shows.
Bitcoin's appeal is growing among Asia's wealthy but regulatory concerns and illiquid digital currency markets, are likely to keep investments muted for now, say experts.