BlackRock appoints first China private credit head; Nikko AM names head of consultant relations; Standard Chartered's global private banking head leaves in restructuring; Pictet WM hires fund specialist from UBS; RBC WM appoints new head of investments for Asia and international; Indosuez hires new COO; Natixis names three Taiwan executives; and more.
Some 260 attendees gathered in Hong Kong last week to discuss Russia investment strategies and opportunities at AsianInvestor and FinanceAsia's second annual Russia summit.
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A regional institutional investors' association says more needs to be done by Asian countries to help asset owners better engage with listed companies on sustainability issues.
Despite some evidence of rising asset owner interest in the likes of Bitcoin, two large institutional investors have their doubts about investing directly into such assets.
The sovereign wealth fund aims to invest more in real estate and infrastructure, while looking to improve its data assessment capabilities and commitments to ESG, said its CIO.
The sovereign wealth fund agrees that alternative risk premia strategies have their own merits, but is staying away from them despite years of active consideration.