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Fidelity International names Asia AM head; UOB hires Ernest Low from Axa; KKR hires from Goldman Sachs; MAS rejigs senior management; AMP Capital names multi-asset CIO and more.
The sales team in Hong Kong has suffered another recent senior departure in Hong Kong amid global layoffs at the asset management and custody giant.
SSGA's Apac ETF research head exits; Future Fund appoints PE head; Manulife Real Estate gets Asia lead; BNP Paribas Cardif names new Asia chief; Nomura AM gets new CEO; and more.
BNP Paribas Cardif and Prudential were also among the insurers who shed light on their investment focus as well as hiring plans at AsianInvestor’s Insurance Investment Forum.
Asia Capital Re and IndiaFirst Life Insurance also join in to discuss their biggest challenges, despite the growing demand for external specialist expertise.
Two chief investment officers have left the Swiss insurer – one who ran its Hong Kong and Singapore portfolios and the other who oversaw the UK life assets.
South Korea’s sovereign wealth fund is keen to further develop its investment capabilities, which is likely to give a fillip to its co-operation pact with Korea Post.
Senior executives from some of the region's leading firms shared their views on exchange-traded funds at our Insurance Investment Forum in Hong Kong.
Coal Pension Trustees, which manages £21 billion in assets, is about to select two fund houses to run China onshore equity portfolios, reflecting its rising focus on Asia.
Industry experts say a proposal by a member of China’s top advisory body to allow the state retirement fund to invest more in equities should be extended to overseas stock purchases as well.