The Dutch pension asset manager's Asia Pacific head of real estate says his team has just had one of its busiest years ever and that 2021 is looking similarly promising.
Lin replaces Eric Ngian, who resigned for æpersonal reasonsÆin April this year. Lin will answer to Frederick Chin, MD and CEO of Greater China.
Bank of AmericaÆs activities in the region have attracted great attention since the unexpected investment for a 9% stake in China Construction Bank in June last year.
Lin has 26 years experience in Taiwan and the US, covering lending, treasury, and risk management. Lin was previously GM of the Taipei branch of Union Branch of California. Lin has also worked at JPMorgan, China Securities Investment Consulting and for Seattle First Bank (which was later absorbed by Bank of America.)
Lin has a BA from National Taiwan University and an MBA from Washington.
Taishin is the islandÆs second-largest credit card issuer and the tenth-largest listed finance conglomerate by market cap.
Record low borrowing costs in Australia are feeding demand for the country's real estate, with domestic and global investors raising their allocations into the sector.
Experts have a diversified view on the appeal of private assets across the region, but one thing's for certain - inflows are rising, particularly into China and the US.
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