Issue: December, 2010 (click on link, right)

REGULARS
04 Up front
CSRC plans rule changes for segregated accounts; Income Partners to launch RMB credit fund with banks; China braces for wave of convertible bond funds

10 Up front: on the move
Raymundo Yu joins Threadneedle as Asia chairman; Monica Wong retires from HSBC Private Bank

12 Operations manager
Campbell Tupling, CIMB-Principal Asset Management

13 Regulatory roundup
EU AIFM rules approved; Hong Kong concerns over synthetic ETFs; Indonesia funds rule changes

14 fund flows
Data shows massive appetite for emerging-market bond products domiciled in Asian markets

16 Q&A
Taufik Hidayat, Taspen

FEATURES
18 MPF today, MPF tomorrow
Hong Kong must summon the political will to ensure its Mandatory Pension Fund system achieves its potential

24 Knowing and mitigating your risks
Asset managers, brokers, custodians and technologysolutions provider Fiserv gather at AsianInvestor’s office to discuss the changing awareness and handling of risks throughout the cycle of a trade

30 The biggest managers of Asian assets
Currency swings swell the coffers of locally based managers, while volatility roils global players’ assets from Asia-Pacific clients

40 No bubble for emerging markets
Emerging markets will see a rise in inflation, but their stocks and bonds remain attractive on a risk-adjusted basis for those investors able to handle volatility

44 Investors look more to managed transitions
Some Asian asset owners are realizing the benefits of transition management and of a structured approach to implementing it.

48 AsianInvestor Service Provider Awards
We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2010 awards and outline why they scooped the prizes.

60 Bridging Asia and the Middle East
AsianInvestor brings together asset managers with Qatar Financial Centre Authority to initiate a dialogue on pan-Asia investment flows and business development

64 All jammed up in Indonesia
Tighter rules for Indonesia’s funds sector are making life harder for market participants in the short term, but should ultimately result in a stronger industry.

66 Top 10 moves in Asia asset management 2010
The past year has seen international firms set up in the region with ambitious goals, while managers have also taken on rebuilding roles post-crisis

ALTERNATIVE INVESTOR
68 The rebirth of the prop desks
Driven by regulation, many investment bank proprietary traders are hatching their own hedge
funds, but many questions remain over what the new landscape will look like

72 Hedgies’ high hopes for 2011
Winners of AsianInvestor’s hedge-fund performance awards explain their macro concerns for the coming year.

74 Alternative Q&A
Edwin Wong, SSG Capital Management

76 Alternative roundup
Quam hires Richard Harris for long/short fund; Credit Suisse signs Japan hedge fund deal; China hedge funds draw ire of regulated industry

ROUNDTABLE
24 Knowing and mitigating your risks
Asset managers, brokers, custodians and technology solutions provider Fiserv gather at AsianInvestor’s office to discuss the changing awareness and handling of risks throughout the cycle of a trade.

60 Bridging Asia and the Middle East
AsianInvestor brings together Chinese and Western asset managers with Qatar Financial Centre Authority to initiate a dialogue on pan-Asia investment flows and business development.