AsianInvestor's April 2012 edition is now online

This month we look at how big asset owners are tilting their portfolios to Asia, interview HSBC Insurance's global CIO and feature our Korea award winners.
AsianInvestor's April 2012 edition is now online

4 Up front
Hong Kong Hospital Authority RFP; GPIF's emerging-markets plans; Bradesco AM expands; and more

13 Up front: on the move
BlackRock's new Asia-Pac head of strategy; New CIO at Korea GEPS

14 Operations manager
Roger Chang, Capital Securities & Investment Trust

15 Regulatory roundup
Foreign hedge funds to raise RMB in China; Asean secondary listings to be expedited

16 Fund flows
A reduction of tensions in the developed world has led to clear signs of flows into Asian funds

18 Q&A
James Hughes, HSBC Insurance


20 Destination: Asia
Super-sized asset owners around the world are slowly re-allocating investments to Asia ex-Japan

24 Korea debates foreign AMs
The abysmal experience with international equity funds in 2008 continues to haunt foreign fund houses

26 Korea Awards 2012
Photographs from our dinner and write-ups of the winners from our second annual Korea Awards

46 Taiwanese investors' knight in shining armour
New regulation is designed to shield investors in Taiwan, but industry players wonder if it goes too far

48 Another four years of cross-strait stability
AsianInvestor's annual Taiwan investor forum brings together investors and fund managers to discuss regional opportunities

50 Islamic funds go international
Sharia fund managers are setting up Ucits structures with an eye on boosting demand from investors


54 Assets kept apart from the crowd
From managed accounts to 'funds of one', investors are negotiating harder with hedge funds to safeguard their assets

56 China still hot property
When it comes to raising assets for investing in Asian real estate, investors remain most focused on China opportunities

64 Alternative Q&A
Ambrish Baisiwala, Portman Holdings

66 Alternative roundup
China NSSF to add PE investment; Henderson and Tantallon close; Wuzhu Asia Partners sets up; and more


40 Securities lending's promising future
Discussing resilience among Asia's securities-lending markets, growing demand for collateral and regulators' desire to improve financial market infrastructure

58 Compliance challenges for alternatives managers
Hedge-fund and private-equity executives debate the big current issues in global and Asian regulation


Trading Asian equities: Smaller, cheaper, faster
A supplement to our April edition explores the world of electronic trading, facilitation, commissions, aggregation of liquidity, and stock exchanges


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