US firm Ares Management has poached UBS Asset Management’s Greater China institutional client head, sparking a reshuffle at the Swiss fund house.
The Swiss insurer’s CIO for Hong Kong and Singapore wants to buy longer-dated bonds to better match the firm’s assets to its liabilities. But that's easier said than done.
Speculation is swirling about Prudential's plans for its Asian asset management arm after it parted ways with three top executives. AsianInvestor outlines various potential outcomes.
The Swiss insurer's Hong Kong and Singapore businesses are looking to buy illiquid alternatives for the first time, despite the relatively meagre returns on offer.
Cross-border capital accounted for nearly half of commercial real estate investment in tier-1 Chinese cities last year, with insurers seen as a fast-growing source of the flow.
The new reporting standard is set to accelerate insurance firms’ shift into fewer and bigger separate accounts, say some, and that could make life harder for captive fund businesses.