AsianInvestor's December 2013 edition now online

We examine what Asia can learn from Australia's self-managed super funds, reveal the top 100 fund houses by Asia-Pac assets, hear about KFCC's global plans and explore the intensifying battle to become an offshore RMB hub.
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This Month
On the move

Beonca Yip to run distribution at Investec; BlackRock replaces Taiwan head

08    The top 10 moves of 2013
10    Regulatory Analysis
        India cuts red tape as flows unravel
11    Regulatory Roundup
        Korea shorting rules; India bond ceiling
12    Data Centre
        UBS/Campden family office survey findings   

Asset owners
14    DIY down under
        What can Asia learn from Australia’s self-managed retirement funds model?
18    Q&A: Jeung Jae-ho of the Korean Federation of Community Credit Cooperatives
20    KIC signs Russia deal, sees CEO exit; NPS names CIO

22    Wealthy Koreans prefer free to fee
        The country’s rich are demanding clients for private banks, but change is coming.
26    Private banks said to be warming to outsourcing; BNY Mellon IM launches capital markets business

Fund Managers
28    The top 100 fund houses by Asia-sourced assets
        China is at the heart of the region’s asset growth.
36    Competition clouds London’s RMB ambitions
38    ETF roundtable: Experts discuss issues around exchange-traded funds
44    Manulife buys Malaysian fund house; first US-listed RQFII to launch

Alternative Investments
46    Opportunities amid volatility
        Hedge fund managers give their views on what to expect in 2014.

48    The Philippines: the next Indonesia for PE firms?
50    Q&A: Mark Okada of Highland Capital
52    PE secondaries on the rise; Blue Rice winds down

Asset Services
56    Taiwan: a model for Hong Kong funds automation?
        Taiwan is seen to be reaching a tipping point in terms of funds automation.

74    Operations manager: Kate Misic of Telstra Super
75    NPS switches to State Street for equity custody; fund services firms expand presences
76    Trader talk: Steve McCole of Martin Currie

Service Provider Awards 2013
62    The winners in categories including custody fund admin, legal, indexing and prime broking      
78    Art of Asset Management Forum
80    Borrowers and Investors Forum, SE Asia
82    Africa Investment Summit
84    Bookend
        The Great Rebalancing: Trade, conflict, and the perilous road ahead for the world economy, by Michael Pettis

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