The city-state is considering updating its recent variable capital company structure, a step that could enhance its allure as a destination for single-family offices versus Hong Kong.
Executives from AIG and fund house Franklin Templeton want regulators to rethink their approach to risk-based capital in areas such as private debt and some equity strategies.
Chief investment officer Stephan van Vliet is leaving for up to 12 months for personal reasons and will be replaced by Stephen Metcalfe.
Prudential Asia’s asset management arm says the senior multi-asset portfolio manager for some of its big participating funds is going on sabbatical after 20 years with the firm.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has created a portfolio analytics group for its fixed income division and hired a senior executive from Prudential Asia’s fund management arm to run it.
Guillermo Donadini of the US insurer believes insurers will keep chasing alternative assets, with interest rates set to remain low as governments look to repay increased debt burdens.
The Canadian pension fund is transferring a senior portfolio manager from Singapore with a view to expanding and internationalising its capital markets team further.
CPPIB, Omers and OTPP are busy hiring in the region for investment talent in credit, real assets and particularly equities. Omers is also planning to add office space in Singapore.
Institutional flows into Chinese equities have been rising since early last year despite high technology valuations, US restrictions and Beijing's growing scrutiny of internet firms.
Dry powder targeting Asia Pacific assets hit a peak last year, which has fuelled private equity investor concerns over high valuations, finds a Bain & Company report.
Senior executives at the Abu Dhabi and Spanish sovereign wealth funds outline how their institutions are working to measure and reduce their portfolios' climate impact.
Schroders aims to more than double its QFLP quota to help satisfy demand from Western institutional clients for access to domestic China growth and venture strategies.