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.
Forsyth takes on the role of associate director, prime broking sales, having spent the last five years leading the capital introduction team for Eureka Hedge in Singapore.
Austin joins UBS from BarclaysÆ prime brokerage in London where she has worked as an account manager since 2001. She is relocating to Sydney where she will also fulfil the role of account manager for UBS.
UBSÆ client base in Australia includes large institutional-type hedge funds as well as small start-up operations. The bank provides sales, capital introduction, client services, consultancy and transition management.
AustraliaÆs hedge fund community continues to grow at a rate of 40% per year as existing managers increase their balances and new start-ups form. The Alternative Investment Management Association estimates the hedge fund industry will total A$50 billion ($37.5 billion) in funds under management by end of 2006.
Sunsuper and QSuper appoints CIO for combined entity; State Street appoints heads of HK and Taiwan; Nothern Trust rebuilds Apac team; Manulife IM names emerging markets fixed income CIO; RBC Wealth Management hires four into HK; Lombard Odier hires two senior equity managers; Allianz Global Investors appoints Asia hand as equity CIO; and more.
Investors from China and the US are expected to continue buying assets in each other’s markets despite the blacklist of Chinese firms with military and surveillance ties.
Stronger government actions are needed to meet the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees, investors such as Hesta and CDPQ signed in a statement.
AsianInvestor explains why we chose the winners of the second half of our 2021 fund manager winners, by major local markets.