Principal GI names Asia head; DBS PB hires product strategy head; Amundi's Jenny Sofian exits; M&G Real Estate replaces Japan head; AMP Capital hires energy specialist; Northern Trust adds in HK; BNP Paribas names new China chief; BlackRock boosts Australia sales team; Credit Suisse makes Philippine switch; Charles Monat replaces HK CEO.
Jun 22, 2015
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Two more senior executives have left the Hong Kong fund house following a recent leadership shake-up.
The Hong Kong-based fund house has promoted internally to fill the role, amid an ongoing management reshuffle.
The $2.4 trillion funds giant said it would appoint replacements in the two pan-Asia roles.
Bank of Singapore hires fixed income DPM head; BNY Mellon IM sets up China WFOE; Julius Baer names new India chief; HSBC PB hires strategist; Carret Private adds partner; RBC appoints Singapore asset servicing head; WTW names greater China life practice leader; Charles Russell Speechlys opens in HK; Orrick hires Scott Peterman; Withers hires greater China team; Indosuez WM adds banker.
The Korean firm's head of ETF strategy said the asset manager's expectations had not been high for its first leveraged and inverse products in Hong Kong, as it moves to delist them.
The US property investment firm has closed its international branches, laying off most of its portfolio managers in the process, say sources.
Hong Kong’s public annuity scheme is a step in the right direction for addressing post-retirement incomes, but cannot address all the risks on its own, says Schroders.
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.
Local investment boutiques will continue to prosper in Asia, alongside cross-border tie-ups, say executives from global fund houses, given the high cost of building onshore businesses.