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.
In his new posting, Ma will be responsible for structuring interest rate, hybrid and fund derivative products and will work with his superiors to further co-ordinate its Asian and European rates structuring efforts.
For Deutsche, Ma reports directly to David Lynne, its Singapore-based head of global rates trading for Asia, and on a global basis, to Bhupinder Singh, head of European and Asian rates structuring.
At Credit Suisse, Ma was previously the head of rates structuring, while also holding the roles of head of private bank and third party distribution for Asia ex-Japan. Ma also brings experience from Morgan Stanley, Schroders and Citigroup to Deutsche Bank.
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.
The “lower for longer” monetary policy and stimulus packages, coupled with the rolling out of vaccine programmes favorably support real estate investing in the region, with offices and data centres presenting forward-looking opportunities.