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This Month
04    On the move
Mirae adds RMs in Asia Pac, loses ETF head; Ho and Reidenbach join Manulife; Temasek adjusts management structure; T. Rowe begins sales build-out; Nomura WM hires Heng as Asia CIO; Ho replaces Ebrahim at Amundi; Rothchild appoints Zau for north Asia role

08    Regulatory Analysis
        Hong Kong’s regulator is promising fund promoters a shorter time to market under
a new two-speed authorisation programme

10    Data Centre
        From a wealth creation perspective, Asia still remains on track to grow fast

12    Asset Owners
        Private markets headache
        Investor demand for private equity deals is increasing, but even the largest asset owners find the process challenging

16    Q&A: Robert Vergara, president, Government Service Insurance System

20    News: Thai SSO plans global RFPs; Cathay Life CIO on insurance pressures; GPIF names global bond managers; Singapore gets nod for top Asian pension system

22    Distributors
        Top 25 in fund selection
        AI profiles the most influential selectors from the key regional distribution hubs of Hong Kong and Singapore

36    Roundtable: A panel of fund selectors discuss equity valuations and investment opportunity in European stocks

42    News: Fintech to alter the role of advisers; Julius Baer veteran sets up multi-FO; Credit Suisse seeks China health-care funds; gloomy adviser outlook for 2016

46    Fund Managers
        IT costs driving change
        Back-office spend is forcing consolidation, while patchy regional coverage is limiting the choice for fund managers looking for asset-servicing partners
    
52    China is at the leading edge of the financial technology revolution. We highlight the major players and their respective fintech platforms

56    ETFs: demand for smart-beta ETFs is driving a new generation of products

59    Fixed Income: after this summer’s market turmoil, fund managers assess the damage done to Asian bond markets

62    News: Value Partners rounds out China plan; Samsung optimistic about Capital Group tie-up; GF operational in London; Fidelity sets up WFOE

64    Bookend
        Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioural Economics by Richard Thaler