Point72 sees Apac business development head exit; Value Partners loses new COO; William Blair opens Singapore office; NZ Super adds new board member; Bursa Malaysia appoints former Kwap CEO; Eastspring names new Thailand CEO; Capital Group names product head for Asia and Europe; Neuberger appoints first official institutions head, and more.
Deal sourcing and origination of infrastructure assets have been affected by the pandemic, but the Canadian public pension fund was able to close some transactions.
AsianInvestor spoke to Mark Browning, head of Asia for Franklin Templeton, shortly before his departure from the fund house, about how fund management has changed in 20 years.
Rising demand for ESG-themed funds has led to the development of indices with sustainability components.
Australian Super is "re-risking" portfolio; China's Anbang Insurance to disband; India's pension regulator could raise fund manager fees; GPIF's ex-CIO accused of pressurising Harvard endowment over vote; Korea's NPS could unload W8 trillion of equities; Singlife and Aviva Singapore merging and more.