Tokio Marine appoints new CEO for Asia region; Ben Rudd made CEO of Prudential Wealth Management; HKEX hires from Prudential; Samsung SRA appoints former KIC infra head as CEO; HSBC Asset Management appoints senior vice president; Morningstar names head of manager research for Europe and Asia; PGIM adds ESG lead for Europe and Asia; Apex Group adds Singapore managing director; and more.
The awards will be given out at our annual black-tie dinner, this year to be held at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong on Friday, May 18. For enquiries, please contact Randhir Prakash, associate publisher, on +852 2122 5228, or [email protected]
Summaries for each winner will be published in the June edition of AsianInvestor magazine. Congratulations to the winners.
Asia Pacific fund
Trophy Fund (Winnington Capital)
Asia ex-Japan fund
Hidden Jewels Fund (Novatera Capital)
New hedge fund launch
Amoeba Capital Asia Fund
Artradis AB2 Fund
Maculus Funds 1-3 (ADM Capital)
Harmony Investment Fund
Fixed-income hedge fund
Australia/New Zealand hedge fund
Japan hedge fund
Yaraka Fund (Rockhampton)
Marco Polo Pure China Fund
Fund of hedge funds
Persistent Edge Asia
Full-service fund of funds house (hedge funds and private equity)
Search Group (SAIL and Squadron)
Private-equity fund launch
London Asia Private Equity Fund
CVC Asia Pacific
Property fund (public equity)
LIM Asia Alternative Real Estate Fund
Property fund (private equity)
Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing: MSREF V International and Special Situations Fund III
Macquarie Investment Banking Funds Division: Investing Macquarie International Infrastructure Fund and Macquarie Korea Infrastructure Fund
Weekly investor roundup: Cathay Financial expects rate hikes to boost returns; NPS' enlarged stewardship role faces pushback
Cathay Financial Holdings anticipates that interest rate increases will help boost profits in the coming year; Korea's National Pension Service meets protest from the business community after move to enlarge stewardship role; MAS bans crypto advertising to the general public; Japan's GPIF appoints managers for fund of funds mandate; GIC returns for Checkout.com's Series D funding; and more
Despite Evergrande's woes, Allianz is still bullish on Chinese property and infrastructure, although it has slowed down its investment process.
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