Sunsuper and QSuper appoints CIO for combined entity; State Street appoints heads of HK and Taiwan; Nothern Trust rebuilds Apac team; Manulife IM names emerging markets fixed income CIO; RBC Wealth Management hires four into HK; Lombard Odier hires two senior equity managers; Allianz Global Investors appoints Asia hand as equity CIO; and more.
AsianInvestor's scoop on Markus Egloff leaving UBS for KKR was most read in May 2021, followed by our Asset Management Awards announcements, and rules changes in Singapore and Greater China.
GIC leads funding round for Indian insurer; Taiwan's BLF sees returns rebound; Korea's NPS adds two British investment firms as managers; HKMA to increase allocation to ESG stocks and bonds; US pension fund agency approves $300m to Blackstone Asia PE fund; UN PRI's chief executive steps down; and more
KKR raises $400m from Korea's NPS and Korea Post for a new North American fund; Rest Super could sell 50% of SEA Gas pipeline stake; Indonesia Investment Authority gains foreign commitments for toll-road investment fund; Temasek and partners to establish carbon credit trading platform in Singapore and more.
Pimco's Greater China head to step down; fixed-income fund manager leaves Pimco for GIC; Omers hires principal in Singapore; MLC Life Insurance appoints GM for retail insurance business; AIA adds ESG head; Mercer hires China leader from Ping An; JP Morgan AM's Australia head to retire; Credit Suisse promotes Greater China CIO; and more.
Changes at Prudential Corporation Asia were popular among our readers in April, who also showed interest in China's $3 trillion mutual fund market and Australia's super fund mergers.