Singapore’s new corporate structure, the Variable Capital Company is helping to deliver on industry demands for a local product that is both suitable for all types of investment funds and which is also competitive on the international stage.
Top news, insights and analysis every weekday
Sign up for
Barings's Asia CEO retires; Northern Trust's head of Apac sec lending exits; M&G hires Asia distribution head from Eastspring; Schroders names Taiwan chairwoman; Deutsche Bank WM makes senior appointments; Golden Equator sets up Brunei branch; and more.
Hong Kong’s de facto central bank voices its support for the upcoming limited partnership regime as more details of the developing legal framework emerge.
The $153 billion public pension fund’s new chief investment officer explained why it has raised its private market exposure and is doing more direct investing.
As interest in alternatives grows, the CIO of Japan's national pension fund believes that the mindset of asset owners must change, if they want to hire the staff they need.
External managers are obliged to comply with greenhouse gas emission rules, forming part of the life insurer's efforts to lift ESG standards in China.
The French fund house is expanding institutional client coverage, says its Asia head, citing business growth in segments such as insurance and superannuation funds.
After merging domestic alternatives investments into its global strategy, the state pension fund is now putting its efforts into overseas expansion.
Pimco names new head of client management for Asia Pacific; Sun Life appoints general manager for financial affairs in Hong Kong; Standard Chartered Private Bank poaches senior client partner from UBS; JLL appoints head of capital markets and hires a chief information officer for Australia; Noah International adds chief business development officer and more.
The two pension fund managers are among a growing number of asset owners using new approaches to data analysis and technology to enhance returns and cost-efficiency.
Australia's financial regulator questions sustainability of life insurance; Allianz opens China's first fully foreign insurance holding company; GPIF of Japan teams up with multilateral institution to focus on social bonds; yen's fall troubles Japanese insurers; Korean pension executives step down ahead of election; Malaysia's PNB revamps leadership team and more.