The Dutch pension asset manager's Asia Pacific head of real estate says his team has just had one of its busiest years ever and that 2021 is looking similarly promising.
The Deutsche position becomes effective August 2006 and will carried out from Hong Kong. For his new employers, Yan reports directly to Rahul Mookerjee, head of ICG, debt capital markets and the corporate client group Asia.
Upon starting his new role, Yan will be responsible for driving DeutscheÆs sales efforts for global market products in North Asia. In assuming this part of the role, he will be working with its investor base of financial institutions, insurance companies, pension funds, asset management firms and hedge funds.
Within ICG business at Deutsche, the Southeast Asia side is headed by Anjul Oberai in Singapore.
At Credit Suisse, Yan, a fluent Mandarin speaker, was head of fixed income sales for Asia and Australia. He carried out this role from its Hong Kong offices and was with the firm for the past decade. Prior to Credit Suisse, Yan also worked for First Boston and Lehman Brothers in New York in fixed income sales positions.
Record low borrowing costs in Australia are feeding demand for the country's real estate, with domestic and global investors raising their allocations into the sector.
Experts have a diversified view on the appeal of private assets across the region, but one thing's for certain - inflows are rising, particularly into China and the US.
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Asian fixed income assets – including Hong Kong dollar (HKD) bonds – are luring growing numbers of global investors who are striving for reliable and consistent returns amid macro uncertainty compounded by rising inflation and rates, according to HSBC Asset Management.