There is definite proof that sustainability-focused funds are outperforming their conventional counterparts. But some experts believe the traditional explanations for this are wrong.
She will be based in Hong Kong and is responsible for expanding SG CIBÆs strong warrant business in Asia, opening up new markets and developing a new range of flow and listed products across the region.
"The appointment of Heddy is part of our ambition to build world class capability and underlines our determination to invest in and attract the best specialists," says Bernard Desforges, head of equity derivatives Asia-Pacific.
Tsang rejoined SG CIB from ABN AMRO where she was head of public distribution of private investor products and built the firm's warrants businesses in Hong Kong and Singapore. Prior to joining ABN AMRO, Tsang was with SG CIB equity derivatives and structured products from 2000 to 2004.
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.