There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
He had been working at Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong where he held the position of director, and head of prime brokerage sales for the Pacific Rim. He joined Merrill Lynch in May 2004 and prior to that was regional director and head of sales EMEA for HSBC Alternative Fund Services based in London.
In his new Deutsche role he carries a managing director title and will continue in a sales remit, but his new job will encompass a wider set of responsibilities including capital introductions. He will be reporting to Denis MacCarthy, co-head of equity sales Asia, who is also based in Hong Kong.
Merrill Lynch plans to announce the name of his successor in the next couple of weeks, and is awaiting acceptance from an external offeree.
Before he starts work with the German firm in April, he will take a short adjournment yachting in the Whitsunday Islands.
To get the clarity they want to make informed portfolio decisions, asset owners and managers must now blend and adapt multiple sources of traditional and non-traditional data to create actionable insights, said speakers at a webinar hosted by AsianInvestor and IHS Markit.
The country's largest insurer Ping An set up a $62 billion green investment target by 2025. Several more players are also joining the hunt for sustainable assets.
The boss of Thailand’s second-largest pension fund hopes that proposed changes in the law will help her diversify more into overseas markets. She is particularly bullish on China.
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.