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This Month
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.

Asset Owners
Where’s Asia?

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

Distributors Roundtable
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

Fund Managers
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

Alternative Investments
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

Asset Services
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

92 Bookend
Where China meets India: Burma and the New Crossroads of Asia, by Thant Myint-U