Swiss Re hires head of China asset management business; BlackRock deregisters its China WFOE; DWS names head of Apac insurance coverage; Amundi appoints first Asia sustainability officer; Manulife IM appoints senior portfolio manager for asset allocation; Morgan Stanley IM hires portfolio manager for A-shares; and more.
Spirit Super's chairwoman criticises 'pseudo-mergers'; India's NIIF investes $286m into hospital chain; Indonesia's new sovereign wealth fund commits to avoiding 1MDB's corruption problems; New Zealand Super appoints people for three newly created executive roles; Thailand's government prepares new pension fund for launch and more.
Asset owners look for hospitality investments in Asia; multiple investors seek private debt possibilities in India; KKR seeks $12b for global infrastructure fund; Metlife's institutional asset management arm originates $15.7b of private debt in 2020 and more.
China to create new retirement entity to tackle huge funding gap; Insurers worldwide expected to face climate stress tests; Proposed Q Super and Sunsuper group appoints new chairman and CEO; Retail investors blame Korea's NPS for falling Kospi; BLF of Taiwan to overhaul investment operations, picks five managers for $2.3b multi-asset mandate; GIC forms $1.2b net lease property platform with partners; and more.
AsianInvestor gains a set of views from investment experts on how likely it is whether some commodities are poised to enter a lengthy period of rising prices.
Future Fund's Costello decries tech stock bubble; Australian super funds not worried about inflation; Chinese investment into Australia lowest for decade; Korea's NPS returns 9.7%; Korean insurers to get more scrutiny of their investments; Khazanah injects capital into Malaysia Airlines; Temasek makes more China tech investments; GIC forms HK JV to acquire Shanghai site; CPPIB's Machin quits on vaccine scandal.