AsianInvestor's November 2011 edition now online

We report on Beijing's drive to boost its asset managers, name the region's top 25 sellers of mutual funds to retail investors and consider ETF responses to regulatory tightening.
AsianInvestor's November 2011 edition now online
4 Upfront
Taiwan institutions choose managers and invite
pitches; Nikko AM names new management
12 Upfront: on the move
Bruno Lee heads for Fidelity; new chairmen for Korea’s
GEPS and Teachers Pension Fund
16 Operations manager
David Lau, Enhanced Investment Products
19 Regulatory roundup
Curbs on investment products in China and India;
Singapore consults on funds-industry rules
20 Fund flows
Demand for Asian equity funds will return
22 Q&A
Roger Bacon, Citi Private Bank
24 Two markets, one ETF
Beijing embarks on a drive to boost its asset managers
and further integrate its capital markets
30 Rethinking ETF strategies
Exchange-traded fund issuers are responding to
regulatory tightening around ETFs
32 Sidelined in Southeast Asia
Malaysia and Thailand have not turned out to be fertile
ground for ETF providers
35 Segregated accounts hot to trot
China deregulates segregated accounts for fund houses
36 China private funds
Privately managed funds in China aspire to hedge-fund
status but are held back by poor performance
38 Asset owners’ investment habits mature
AsianInvestor’s survey of institutional investors from
Asia ex-Japan finds risk appetites are alive and well
44 Fund administration survey
China, beyond QDII; Rebooting India admin; Polishing
the Indonesian jewel
49 The great insurance/bank liquidity arbitrage
Regulation and market volatility is driving insurance
companies to swap assets with investment banks
50 Asia’s 25 biggest retail distributors
Our catalogue of the most important sellers of mutual
funds to retail investors throughout Asia ex-Japan
49 The great insurance/bank liquidity arbitrage
Insurance companies swap assets with i-banks
54 Emerging-market bonds are oversold
Global investor fears over Western weakness and
emerging-market inflation have been overdone
60 Going macro and active in Asia
Robeco and AsianInvestor’s survey finds investors want
absolute returns, macro exposures and active styles
66 Funds of funds’ next move
They say they have correctives against market volatility,
negative manager performance and redemptions
70 Asia’s biggest and best-performing PE funds
A study by Preqin shows little correlation between size
and performance among Asian private-equity funds
72 Alternative Q&A
Pierre Lagrange, GLG Partners
74 Alternative roundup
Sail Advisors hires Peters; CBRE completes ING
purchase; Kennedy joins HSBC from Citi
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