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Fidelity loses NE Asia head of intermediaries; BNY Mellon IM appoints insto sales head in Japan; Deutsche Bank coy over full impact of staff cuts; China Great Wall AM executive investigated; Value Partners' former head of sales re-emerges, and more.
Jo Taylor spoke to AsianInvestor this week while in Hong Kong catching up with the Canadian retirement fund’s partners and plans in the region.
The sovereign wealth fund is ramping up its in-house capabilities, becoming more targeted in its investments and building up exposure in new areas, with China and India a key focus.
China Orient AM International loses equities head; Pictet AM's China bond team sees changes; Macquarie Infra and Real Assets hires from Invesco; Varde designates Singapore-based co-CIO as CEO; Rothschild closes Asia wealth desk, regional head resurfaces; and more.
The Singapore $230 billion state fund will continue to ramp up its private market exposure, particularly in science- and tech-related assets, it explained during its annual report briefing.
AIA’s Group CIO Mark Konyn believes some investors haven't sufficiently considered the governance trade-offs of private assets, or their illiquidity in tougher times.
A new survey by Greenwich Associates indicates that investors see exchange-traded funds as an increasingly effective tool to access Asian fixed income. The liquidity of the products is a particular draw.
Asset owners' appetite for illiquid assets has been tempered by several recent blowouts and prompted them to look more closely at fund houses' risk-management processes.
The former deputy chair of China's national pension fund proposes the return of an account-based structure in basic pension provision, but some pension experts are not convinced.
The pension fund's assertive approach on managers has helped cut management costs, but it's yet to be emulated by its peers in Asia. However, that could change.