After two tenures, AsianInvestor's 2021 Standout CIO Jang Dong-hun looks back on the past six years at Korea's Poba with satisfaction.
To Baker & McKenzieÆs Tokyo operations, Vance brings broad experience in infrastructure project development, finance and M&A. His legal career has also seen him working on restructurings in Asia for multinational developers and financial institutions.
He crosses over from the Singapore offices of Skadden Arps, where he was counsel in its energy project finance and development practice. While at Skadden Arps, Vance was part of a multi-office team that advised the Thai Oil Public Company on its $788 million IPO in October 2004. This piece of advisory also involved the debt restructuring that Thai Oil undertook before launching its IPO.
Brunei Investment Agency names head of real estate; Former Temasek CEO Ho Ching joins EQT Future's mission board; APG managing director for global real assets relocates to Hong Kong; Manulife Hong Kong appoints chief financial officer and chief product officer; Wayne Swan commences as Cbus chair; AXA IM appoints head of client group alts Asia; and more.
Census experts say China's population will start to decline at least five years earlier than expected - investors are being warned to keep a weather eye on inflation and structural shifts.
Family offices in Hong Kong want to do more impact investing, but the paucity of ESG talent and the lack of uniform reporting standards are real issues for them.
An impending series of interest rate increases and the deterioration in relations between Russia and the West over Ukraine have worried investors in recent weeks, hence the volatility in US equities in particular.