The data and analytics specialist is joining asset management consultancy Shoreline to expand the team in Singapore advising on investment operating models.
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With Hong Kong dollar (HKD) bonds already regarded as an asset-liability matching instrument for locally-based investors, the ongoing lower-for-longer rates environment has given them even greater potential to play an increasingly relevant role in institutional portfolios.
The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated changes in how international asset owners invest in Asia. They are increasingly moving to add resources and form partnerships in the region.
Danish pension plan PBU may have backed a Southeast Asia women-focused fund for commercial reasons, but it is in a small minority of asset owners making such investments.
Korea's financial regulator is increasingly trying to impose caution in respect of illiquid investments, especially offshore ones, but the tide of flows into such assets is still rising.