Bridging the pensions Gulf:
Momentum is growing for wider adoption of corporate retirement schemes in the Middle East.
14 Q&A: Daniel Teng, Cathay Life
18 Safe opens in New York; Ontario Teachers comes to Hong Kong
Fund firms eager to tap e-commerce craze:
Third-party e-commerce businesses are now allowed to sell funds, creating a much-needed new distribution channel,
but the banks will be hard to budge.
22 Thai banks gear up for golden age of wealth management
24 Standard Life on Asia buildout; Barings beefs up in retail sales
The fund firms most invested in Asia Pacific:
We publish our first ranking of managers by percentage of assets they have invested in Asia Pacific.
30 Self-indexing: drawing the next line in the sand
34 Vanguard starts rollout of HK-domiciled ETFs; CIMB-Principal rings changes
When will Asian private equity turn the corner?
Although PE players in China and India are still struggling to exit deals, the current lull may make 2013-14 vintage years for new investors.
40 For distress, search the sea and sky
42 Q&A: Earl Yen, managing director of CSV Capital
44 Salt Las Vegas rolls out contrasting offerings; family offices most exposed to hedge funds, PE
Opening the door to China custody:
Mainland securities firms and foreign banks can now offer onshore custody in China, but challenging the domestic banks won’t be easy.
48 Fund houses wary of outsourcing execution
50 Operations manager: Marc Hambach, COO of Gulfmena
52 White & Case funds practice under pressure; LinkedIn reliability questioned
53 Trader talk: Derek McCole, Aberdeen Asset Management
On the move
SSgA loses South Asia chief; Northern Trust names new Hong Kong head
8 Regulatory Analysis: Taming Tiger Asia, Hong Kong-style.
9 Regulatory Roundup: HKMEx ceases operations; Singapore to sign Fatca agreement
10 Private equity in emerging markets
80 Bookend: The Rise and Fall of the House of Bo, by John Garnaut
Investment Performance Awards:
AsianInvestor presents the winners of its 12th annual flagship awards.
78 AsianInvestor’s eighth Asian Investment Summit took place in Hong Kong in May, with a major focus on Japan.