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In the new role, Series will oversee and manage AMP Capital equities teams that cover Australian, New Zealand, and Asian equities. He reports to chief investment officer Mark OÆBrien.
AMP Capital expanded its international investment management capabilities in Asia last year by establishing a regional office in Singapore, as well as offices in Beijing, Tokyo and Mumbai.
Previously, Series was an investment director for Asian Equities at HSBC Asset Management in Hong Kong and co-founder of investment management firm Perennial Investment Partners in Australia.
AMP Capital offers a range of investment strategies across equities including multi-style, multi-manager, single manager, balanced options, protected and geared strategies, as well as index, quantitative, absolute returns and market capitalisation-based options.
The AU$85 billion ($61.6 billion) Australian super fund has some exposure to indebted property developer Evergrande. Meanwhile, China’s construction finance is part of its core strategy in real estate.
Investors are seeing the risks, but also the opportunities of the logistics sector. Warehousing their fears for the moment, they can see it's a good conduit to high-growth assets.
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SGX’s new framework for Spacs will likely provide investors with a much-needed channel for direct deals, but the verdict is still out on whether it will bring liquidity to the bourse.