AsianInvestor spoke to Arnaud Tellier, regional head of investment services at one of Asia's biggest private banks, about product onboarding and industry consolidation.
The French bank's head of investment services talks about changes to his preferred funds, the appeal of alternatives and the opportunities offered by fee transparency.
Joyce Ngan, the private bank's new Asia-Pacific head of fund solutions, spoke to AsianInvestor about picking products and how it recently put a fund selector in Singapore.
The wealth manager is likely to add equity products and favours long/short hedge funds. It is also seeking macro managers and eyeing smart beta and risk premia strategies.
As many asset owners pull money out of hedge funds, the likes of Australia's Future Fund and Korea's National Pension Service are prepared to go against the trend.
Many asset owners are pulling out of hedge funds, dismayed by their relatively high fees and low returns. Others, including some Asian institutions, are reviewing their allocations.