On the move
The top 10 moves of 2012; Lindman leaves Fidelity; Swarbreck retires from BlackRock
9 Regulatory Roundup
China may break QFII cap; Korea plans covered bond rules; India debt rules
12 Data Centre
Data shows China’s funds industry is overtaking Japan’s.
14 Australian institutions are rolling in cash, but they are not putting it to work in Asia
22 Q&A with Matt Whineray, GM of investments at New Zealand Super Fund
24 Norway’s GPFG issues Korea mandate; Korea Post hedge fund RFP
Private banks debate the role of funds in portfolios
32 Credit Suisse folds AM into private bank; Barclays, StanChart and UBS hire in private banking
AI’s top 100
Locals advance as biggest fund managers of Asia Pacific-sourced assets
44 Investors prepare for a return to risk: survey
48 Eating their own: Japan’s income-distribution funds
51 BlackRock, Templeton build HK local fund ops; Natixis opens in HK
Reversal of fortunes
52 Southeast Asia is again the darling of PE investors.
56 A better 2013 for hedge fund managers?
58 Sunshine and shadows on China’s would-be hedgies
60 Q&A with Ernesto Prado of Ayaltis
62 KKR opens in Singapore; Blackstone’s Schwarzman on Asia investments
High-speed traders flock to ETFs
64 Asian ETFs are benefiting from more dedicated high-speed market-makers.
68 Operations manager: Alan Lau of Gen2 Partners
69 Citi and UBS’s new posttrade JV; Trader Talk with Christine To of T. Rowe
Art of Asset Management conference
72 AsianInvestor’s inaugural event for Asia industry CEOs, held in Hong Kong last month
74 AsianInvestor Service Provider Awards 2012
With this issue
Fund domiciles: a world of choice
Our special report on how regulation is reshaping the opportunities in domiciling fund products
Where China meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia, by Thant Myint-U