Barings's ex-head of sovereigns joins ETF firm; HSBC Securities Services gets new client head; AQR pares Asia sales team; KKR appoints Asia-Pacific tech investment head; CGS-CIMB hires chief investment strategist; EFG poaches IAM team from UBS; First State names head of investment product research; HSBC GAM has management reshuffle and more.
Sovereign wealth funds have increasingly poured money into technology startups in recent years at earlier stages of the business cycle, and they have also been making such investments...
China appears to have largely fought off the coronavirus, while the US is yet to hit peak contagion. How are investors viewing each market?
The Hong Kong fund house has laid off senior executives, including its Southeast Asia head and managing director for alternative products, as it moves to rationalise its business further.
Continuity in asset allocation and investment strategy is widely expected at the world’s largest pension fund as it replaces Hiromichi Mizuno with an experienced banker.
Some of the country’s pension funds are benefiting from years of diversification efforts, although the pandemic’s fallout has made investment execution harder.