There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
In his role, Hill is responsible for business development and sales initiatives across Asia to grow funds under management for Manulife. He has nearly 20 years experience in sales and relationship management functions in the Asia-Pacific region. Prior to joining Manulife, he was based in London as managing director for a US financial services company, where he was responsible for the bankÆs largest asset management relationships in Europe.
In her role, Lam oversees all investment finance, accounting, risk management and operations activities across Asia, and is responsible for the improvement and upgrading of these functions to support the growth of ManulifeÆs business in the region. She has had
exposure in the financial services industry both in Hong Kong and Canada, with extensive work experience included managing back office operations, front line sales and relationship management. Most recently, she worked in a US financial institution, where she was responsible for the sales and client relationship management for its securities services business for Asia.
Manulife Asset Management is part of Manulife Financial, which manages around CAD$399 billion ($398.065 billion) worldwide.
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.