There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
Lu will focus on the North Asia region (ex-Japan), and will report to Vikas Batra, head of project and structured finance, Asia.
"StephenÆs appointment will enhance our delivery capability in the region and will contribute towards ANZÆs growth strategy for Asia," says Batra.
Lu joins ANZ after five years at Macquarie Bank in Hong Kong where he worked on both principal transactions in the transportation and energy sectors, as well as advising on the Beijing National Stadium project during its tender for an international investor.
Prior to Macquarie, he was vice president and head of the energy and transportation team at Commerzbank in Hong Kong. Lu also worked in HSBC Investment BankÆs Project & Export Finance Department in Hong Kong as advisor on projects in the energy, transportation and telecommunication sectors in North Asia for nearly seven years.
Investors can still find spread premiums in niche private debt, with the asset class's prognosis looking strong, said a keynote speaker at AsianInvestor’s latest summit on Wednesday.
AsianInvestor details the second part of our marquee award winners for 2021, which includes the standout ESG adviser and also the asset manager of the year.
AsianInvestor reveals the first half of our marquee winners for this year's Asset Management awards, including best asset service provider and top alternative fund houses.
The number of millionaires in mainland China grew by 35% in 2020, while the number of millionaires in Hong Kong fell by 7%, according to a new report from the private bank.