In new statements on the extent of greenwashing in the fund management industry, Desiree Fixler highlights some uncomfortable truths about sustainable investing.
The awards will be presented at our black-tie dinner which, this year, will be held at the Venetian in Macau on Friday, October 17. We will also reveal on the night our 'In Recognition of Service' Awards to individuals who have helped raise the bar for servicing the funds and institutional investment industry.
For details, please contact Rebekka Kristin, associate publisher, on +852 2122 5203 or at [email protected]
Summaries for each winner will be published in the November edition of AsianInvestor magazine. Congratulations to the winners.
Prime broking: house awards
Best prime broker in Asia-Pacific
To be announced at the Ceremony on October 17
Best securities lending
Best client service
Best capital introductions
Best in derivatives/synthetics
Individual prime broking awards
Best capital introductions specialist
Harvey Twomey (Deutsche Bank)
Best prime broking consultant
James Shipton (Goldman Sachs)
Best prime broking salesperson
Alexis Fosler (Citi)
Trading & execution
Best electronic alternative trading venue
Best transition management services
Best auditor û funds advice
Best auditor û tax services for funds
Best onshore law firm for asset management, Asia-Pacific
Best onshore law firm for asset management, Japan
White & Case
Best law firm for alternative assets
Best offshore law firm
Maples & Calder
CDPQ's Ivanhoe Cambridge hires ex-GIC real estate expert; NZ Super adds board member; Future Fund appoints chief people officer; BlackRock real estate CIO joins Singapore's Capitaland; AMP Capital hires MD for energy; Northern Trust AM names new CIO; T Rowe Price hires AU and NZ institutional head; Nuveen hires Southeast Asia institutional head; Citi names sustainability head in Singapore; and more
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Already on the rise pre-Covid, investments into data centre assets in Asia have accelerated in the past year, fuelled by interest from investors across the spectrum.
Actively managed funds were also not found to have better odds of higher returns than more passive funds.