On the move
04 Capital Group hires Economos; LGIM plans Asian investment team; State Street reshuffle; First State adds institutional duo
08 Regulatory Analysis
Examining the new wave of deregulation being proposed for private funds in Korea.
09 Regulatory Roundup
China tightens shadow banking rules; Taiwan/Singapore bourses eye cross-listing
10 Data Centre
What do wealthy Chinese want to invest in?
12 MPFA’s mission under the spotlight
Would it create conflict for Hong Kong’s Mandatory Provident Fund Authority to take on a strong advocacy role?
16 Q&A: Michael Manuel, Asia CIO at Sun Life
18 AsianInvestor’s Asian Investment Summit: roundup
22 Norges Bank IM said to award Asean mandates; changes at GPIF
24 The writing’s on the wall
Increasing regulation will force IFAs to consolidate
26 Fee talks “tougher in Asia” for private banks; Chinese demand grows for advice
30 Asia’s dream team
As eyes turn to Brazil for the Fifa World Cup, we present our fund management all-star line-up.
38 Taiwan gets back in the ETF race
40 Dubai vs Abu Dhabi: the fight for Gulf hub status
42 A high-yield balancing act: Are investors underestimating the risks?
46 Beijing’s difficult currency balancing act
48 Fund industry warned of revenue shift; lessons to learn from internet firms
52 Walls closing in for property investors
The wealth of capital being invested in real estate has driven up valuations especially in Asia, making it hard to buy.
56 Institutions explore infrastructure investments
58 Q&A: Michael Hintze, founder and CEO of CQS
60 Partners Group opens India office; KKR unit names China MD
62 Lifting the lid on research
Fund firms and regulators in Asia face tough questions on the value of broker research.
64 Operations manager: Josephine Lam,
65 Deutsche shakes up securities services.
Trader talk: Yasuaki Sumimoto of MUFJ Securities
66 Investment Performance Awards
AsianInvestor presents the write-ups and photos for the prize winners at our 13th annual Investment Performance Awards.
90 Women in asset management
Female executives agree on the need to embrace change. We award the industry’s top 25 women.
91 Art of asset management
Technology shrinking the alpha manager pool
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas Piketty