A total of 350 delegates – comprising institutional investors, asset managers and economists, among others – gathered at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in Hong Kong on May 25-26 for AsianInvestor's 11th Asian Investment Summit.
At the event were several panels, one of which discussed how Asian institutions are building their in-house talent, eyeing less constrained allocation strategies and cutting manager lists.
Another session looked at how investors are seeking to benefit from banks continued retreat from privately negotiated deals in the wake of the global financial crisis.
Responsible investment was also on the agenda, with specialists highlighting how environmental, social and governance factors is beneficial for portfolios, but nothing that better data is needed to convince Asian investors.
Speakers at the event included Jang Dong-Hun, chief investment officer of Korea’s Public Officials Benefit Association; Hideo Kondo, asset management director of Tokyo-based DIC Pension Fund; Kang Sung Seog, CIO of Korean Teachers' Credit Union; and Frederic Thomas, a senior investment specialist at Asian Development Bank.
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