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.
Gore joins from Deutsche Bank, where he spent the previous three years as a hedge fund specialist. Before then he worked for five years at UBS in Australia as a sales trader and a research analyst.
He will sport the corporate title of director, and will be directing a team of five hedge fund specialists in Australia. Credit Suisse says that it will consider increasing the size of the team as business grows and as client demand rises. It has earmarked hedge fund needs for cash and derivatives products.
Also on the hedge fund theme, Credit Suisse adds that it wants to build the strength of its prime brokerage business in the antipodes.
Those who have worked in or visited CS Sydney will know that its best kept secret and a major staff incentiviser, is its æbeer fridgeÆ, which has kept employees smiling for well over a decade and is un-padlocked in the office after business hours every Friday evening.
Sunsuper and QSuper appoints CIO for combined entity; State Street appoints heads of HK and Taiwan; Nothern Trust rebuilds Apac team; Manulife IM names emerging markets fixed income CIO; RBC Wealth Management hires four into HK; Lombard Odier hires two senior equity managers; Allianz Global Investors appoints Asia hand as equity CIO; and more.
Investors from China and the US are expected to continue buying assets in each other’s markets despite the blacklist of Chinese firms with military and surveillance ties.
Stronger government actions are needed to meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees, investors such as Hesta and CDPQ signed in a statement.
AsianInvestor explains why we chose the winners of the second half of our 2021 fund manager winners, by major local markets.