For the Year of the Rat, AsianInvestor offers some financial and economic predictions. In this instalment, we ask whether Hong Kong will retain its prestige as a world-class financial centre.
For the Year of the Rat, AsianInvestor offers some financial and economic predictions. In this instalment, we ask whether Chinese pension funds will be allowed to invest overseas.
Last month, we broke stories on a veteran investor's new role, the challenges facing the insurance sector, big moves at major fund managers and more.
Last month, we took an in-depth look at the impact of regulations including Mifid II, revealed key moves involving UBP, Robeco, Mercer and Willis Towers Watson, and introduced a new column.
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The insurance firm is handing more autonomy to its individual country CIOs and seconding its regional CIO to Eastspring in Singapore, as the changes continue at UK group Prudential.
Prudential names new Singapore CEO; MS Amlin replaces Asia chief; Pimco loses sales trio in HK; Principal Financial appoints new division heads in HK; Gam hires distribution manager in Australia; Colliers names new Apac CEO; East Ventures names adviser.
Former M&G exec starts as CEO of new PE firm; SSGA names Apac head of ETF sales; Axa IM makes investment and sales hires; JLL adds Japan hotels team head; Intertrust opens NZ office; Bank of Singapore appoints North Asia wealth planning head; and more.
The financial giant plans to complete its intelligent investment platform for ESG this year and hopes the technology can be widely adopted by the industry when it becomes robust.
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A surprise doubling of the overseas allocation limit to 30% and lifting of the ban on private equity investment are welcome changes for increasingly yield-starved Thai insurance firms.
A period of looming inertia as the sovereign wealth fund seeks a new leader could raise pressure on the government to draw down on some of its assets.
The Canadian pension plan’s investment into Indian distressed assets is being driven by gradually improving fundamentals, said its global head of credit investments.
The financial services company believes that its recent tie-up with a private asset data firm will enable it to offer greater clarity and persuade asset owners to invest more in alternatives.
Chinese and HK state investors may well expect private fund firms to use the new limited partnership regime, for which a proposal is imminent, says a lawyer involved in the process.