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.
The China-based multilateral bank could refinance its brownfield infrastructure projects in the capital markets, giving institutional investors infrastructure-linked assets to invest into.
The volume of Asian infrastructure deals has hit record levels and is set to grow yet further with the advent of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and other similar projects.
A British exit from the EU would have ramifications beyond what many have considered, such as threatening an implicit deal with China, argues Jan Dehn, head of research at Ashmore.
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank installs CIO; search firm Stemp starts IM practice; RBC WM names Asia team lead; Nikko AM adds EM debt PM; Amundi replaces alternatives CIO; Pimco appoints Emea chief; and JP Morgan Private Bank hires Emea equities head.
In this video clip, Northern Trust chief economist Carl Tannenbaum discusses Asian growth trends, China's economic rebalancing and the US response to the launch of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.