There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
Philip Levinson has been appointed head of client relations for Asia ex-Japan and Australia. He has spent 20 years in the real estate business and gets the job heading client relations after running capital raising in the region for LaSalle Investment Management.
Before LaSalle, which seems to be the training ground for many of today's top brass in Asia's alternative real estate sector, Levinson was a director of property at Westpac.
Tokyo-based Jon Tanaka has been named head of portfolio management and head of client relations for Japan. Before RREEF he had a Deutsche-esque pedigree by virtue of having been a vice-president with Bankers Trust in New York.
RREEF has nearly $100 billion under management in alternatives and some market researchers reckon it is the world's largest investment manager in the alternatives arena. Hungry for yet more, RREEF announced plans last week to roll out three of its institutional funds to retail investors in Hong Kong.
Investors can still find spread premiums in niche private debt, with the asset class's prognosis looking strong, said a keynote speaker at AsianInvestor’s latest summit on Wednesday.
AsianInvestor details the second part of our marquee award winners for 2021, which includes the standout ESG adviser and also the asset manager of the year.
AsianInvestor reveals the first half of our marquee winners for this year's Asset Management awards, including best asset service provider and top alternative fund houses.
The number of millionaires in mainland China grew by 35% in 2020, while the number of millionaires in Hong Kong fell by 7%, according to a new report from the private bank.