Fidelity loses NE Asia head of intermediaries; BNY Mellon IM appoints insto sales head in Japan; Deutsche Bank coy over full impact of staff cuts; China Great Wall AM executive investigated; Value Partners' former head of sales re-emerges, and more.
Japanese corporate pension funds are beginning to shift assets into alternatives investments, despite a deeply rooted scepticism among some active asset management players toward illiquid assets.
China’s smaller companies are conducting structural changes through innovation.
Technology investing via venture capital has rapidly gained appeal among asset owners, but sovereign wealth funds, in particular, are focusing more on direct investments in this area.
Now that the $153 billion state pension fund has picked the Lion City over Hong Kong as its prospective Asian base, CIO Jerry Albright outlines his plans for the new branch.
China Orient AM International loses equities head; Pictet AM's China bond team sees changes; Macquarie Infra and Real Assets hires from Invesco; Varde designates Singapore-based co-CIO as CEO; Rothschild closes Asia wealth desk, regional head resurfaces; and more.