New China Life Insurance makes leadership changes; Kyobo Lifeplanet promotes CEO; Prudential names next Japan Insurance CEO; Australian Ethical’s chief investment officer steps down; BlackRock makes two key appointments in APAC; BNP Paribas AM hires head of stewardship for APAC; and more.
Malaysia’s KWAP aims to increase its overseas investments; Singapore’s GIC will take a majority stake in luxury beach resort group; Korea's KIC posted double-digit returns for the first half of 2022.
Susan Buckley to leave QIC after two decades; HSBC asset management names senior roles for institutional and pension business; Henry Chui joins Partners Group in Singapore; Hamilton Lane expands SG office, appoints SEA head; and more.
Singapore's GIC wants to buy the only the only REIT which Buffett has invested in; NZ Super Fund has shifted about 40% of its overall investment portfolio to market indices that align with the Paris Agreement; CalSTRS committed $825 million to funds investing in Asia Pacific real estate during the first half of 2022.
Cbus promotes Ros Mckay to head of responsible investment; Family Office Association Hong Kong elects Angel Chia as new chair; Manulife IM promotes Elvin Tharm; HSBC Asset Management APAC head of institutional sales relocates to Singapore; Natixis sustainable hire joins from BNP Paribas AM; and more
Korean Teachers’ Credit Union has signed a second real estate partnership agreement with a Californian counterpart; Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund backs third fund in series focused on Australian logistics assets; the investment firm that manages part of Alibaba co-founder's fortune is retreating from US stocks as it increasingly focuses on private markets.
UniSuper hires ESG Manager from ASCI; Reinsurance arm of Korea's LK Insurance to open Singapore office; Hong Kong's eMPF Platform Company appoints CEO; BNP Paribas AM appoints Mike Nikou as Asia Pacific CEO; Fidelity announces two senior hires for its sustainable investing team; HSBC AM names alternatives heads; and more.
Five Australian superannuation products failed to meet the performance benchmark this year, including four that failed for the second time; Singapore's GIC has led Indian space-tech startup series B funding round; Korea's NPS gets new CEO for three-year term.
Former ESG head from GPIF join IFRS sustainability board; CIC chair of the board of supervisors departs; Prudential Hong Kong appoints Lawrence Lam as CEO; Chubb Life Hong Kong appoints new president; AustralianSuper promotes Daniel Lim to investment director; BlackRock makes two key hires in Asia; and more.
Demand for private credit set to rise as PE valuations slump; Sun Life eases out of China, Hong Kong equity exposure as geopolitical risks mount; University endowments look to alternatives for higher returns; The war on 'woke': will the anti-ESG wave in the US reach Asia?; Japan strengthens ESG efforts with new code of conduct
Abu Dhabi and Qatar sovereign wealth funds eye Indian education technology firm; Korea's NPS commits capital to Blackstone Credit’s sustainable credit platform; Allianz in talks with Chinese banks to set up a majority-owned asset management venture; and more.
NGS Super chief executive retires; Raffles Family Office taps veteran real estate strategist; WTW appoints Sean Deehan as leader of Hong Kong and Macau; Frasers Property creates new group function, appoints CIO; and more.