AsianInvestor's May 2015 edition now online

We publish our 15th anniversary edition, split into two sections: one focusing on the development of asset management over the last 15 years, the other looking to its future.
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The Growth
5    Taiwan
       How a sleepy island became one of the largest mutual fund markets in Asia

12   MPF
       A colonial legacy that must now adapt to provide financial security to retirees

14   Hong Kong
       As China became the dominant factor, did HK do enough to secure its future?

18   Singapore
       It has seen success as an investment hub, but has Singapore failed as a funds centre?

21   Japan
       A key market for third-party institutional managers and retail fund distributors

26   Korea
       The institutional market has grown strongly while its funds market has also revived

28   China
       The pace of change accelerates, but the nation is a long way from global dominance     

32   Australia
       Undoubtedly successful as a mature pension savings market, now more outward-looking

36   India
       A new optimism provides opportunities for asset management and pensions

38   Asean
       As core countries of this regional bloc show their true  potential, the future looks bright

40   Islamic finance
       Defying the sceptics, sharia investments are slowly integrating into the mainstream

42   ETFs
       Asian listings have grown and the variety of products improved, but sales need a boost

46   AI 300
       Over 15 years, we have seen the emergence of China and the growth of sovereign funds

48   SWFs
       Sovereign investor assets have grown strongly, but they now face an identity crisis

52   Data Centre
       AI examines trends in retail and institutional wealth and mutual fund growth across the region

The Future
55   Grantham on growth
      Jeremy Grantham, chief investment strategist at GMO, discusses the trends that will shape the next 20 years

60   This is your future
       Environmental, social and governance funds will become part of mainstream investment, but only if they can deliver results

62   Portfolio predictor
       Investors must be mindful that China and India will form an increasingly large component of emerging market portfolios

64   The future of retirement in East Asia
       Societies understand they can’t rely on family support, but there is a divergence on where responsibility should lie

66   RMB: all change by 2020
       As RMB internationalisation plays out, we assess measures for China to be fully integrated into the global economy

68   Breaking down borders
       How many cross-border fund passport regimes will there be in 15 years? Possibly one, or even none at all

70   Keeping growth organic
       It may be some time before we see much in the way of Asian asset managers getting involved in mergers and acquisitions

72   Technology shift
       Asset managers without a strategy to address efficiencies revolutionising the industry will die out

74    AsianInvestor through the ages
        From way back when AI was called Pensions Asia, we take a look at some of AI’s notable covers from the last 15 years  

76    Bookend
        Assessing the top 5 Asia-related books selected from the reviews published at the back of AI since 2012

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