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.
Kenmar was founded in Connecticut in 1983 by Ken Shewer and Marc Goodmar, and they remain the joint CIOs of the funds. The firm now employs 45 people.
Kenmar has two main fund of hedge funds products; a managed futures fund and a commodities/natural resources fund.
Kenmar Asia in Singapore has a dual role of research and due diligence for hedge funds to which the investors' assets may be allocated in the future, plus finding Asian investors in the institutional and private banking arenas to invest in existing products.
The new Singapore office, which was opened at the beginning of September, has just a handful of staff, but expectations are to conduct further hires as the firm settles in.
Regional institutions’ investment managers outperformed their external peers, underlining that they are just as vital as modern asset allocation strategies.
AsianInvestor describes why we chose the top funds across a series of key asset classes.
The RM82.64 billion ($20.6 billion) Malaysian Hajj fund, which recently completed a restructure, is looking to diversify globally but remains cautious of risky assets.
Mega players Nippon Life and Dai-ichi Life are looking for opportunities in higher-yield single-A US corporate bonds, which offer more appealing yields than stagnant domestic offerings.