There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
Hans-Gunther Hermann has been named counsel in Paul WeissÆ corporate department. He is also a member of the firmÆs China practice group.
Hermann's practice focuses on foreign direct investment and mergers and acquisitions in the People's Republic of China, with particular emphasis on regulated industries such as insurance, telecommunications, information technology and media. In addition, Hermann is vice president of the French Chamber in Hong Kong and vice chairman of its China Committee.
David Lee joins Paul Weiss's Hong Kong office as an associate and is a member of the firm's China Practice Group. His practice focuses on general corporate, corporate structuring, construction projects, foreign direct investment, securities investment funds, mergers and acquisitions and real estate and hotel management related work in China.
Also joining the China practice group in Hong Kong is associate Keith Shek. The new member of the corporate department practice focuses on commercial and corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, projects and oil & gas.
Joining Lee and Shek in the Hong Kong-based corporate practice is Olivia Wong, who comes on board as a solicitor. She focuses her practice on China-related commercial work. She has considerable experience in foreign direct investment, joint ventures and PRC employment issues.
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.