The Japanese fund house has added a head of institutional business for China/Hong Kong and an ETF salesman and is also hiring a replacement Korea client coverage executive.
The Korean public pension fund has split its global public market division and will hire 38 personnel across divisions as it looks to drastically increase overseas investments by 2025.
Capital Group names new Japan president; Robeco replaces Singapore chief; Hillhouse Capital hires ex-Blackstone MD; Vontobel expands EM debt team; HSBC Global AM names Apac ETF sales head; Manulife creates new digital business role; Stanchart names CIO for wealth management; TMF appoints fund services exec in Shanghai; and more.
The failure of an experienced investment team to raise capital for a new and well-performing distressed debt strategy highlights the challenges posed by Covid – including personal ones.
HSBC Global AM appoints new Asia fixed income chiefs; PAG names Japan PE co-heads; EquitiesFirst names Beijing office head; Noah Holdings CIO resigns; Pictet replaces Singapore chief; HKEX names interim CEO; Tahnoon Pasha departs Spencer Stuart and Asia; Newton IM poaches Aviva Investors' CEO.
The investment consultancy plans to replace its China wealth leader after he left last month. A principal on its alternatives team has also moved on.
Like certain other Canadian funds, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan is accelerating its regional buildout. It is focusing on adding talent in equities and real assets in Singapore.
HSBC Global AM names new Asia CIO; Future Super CIO steps down; FWD replaces Japan chief; Zurich replaces Australia insurance head; Integrity Life appoints CEO; Vontobel AM sets up Japan office, names head; Eastspring hires COO from Schroders; HSBC appoints Singapore head of securities services; Pimco's ex-Asia clients head joins ICG and more.
The firm's Asia operations chief, who will step down at the end of 2020, told AsianInvestor about the big changes he has seen in the investment industry during his long tenure.
HK Hospital Authority Pension names chairman; LaSalle names new CEO and co-CIOs; Amundi hires new China head; BNY Mellon IM appoints Australia head; AMP Capital eliminates Apac MD role; Asset Management One International names CIO; Robeco names new Asia wholesale head; HSBC Global AM replaces infra debt PM; and more.
The Netherlands’ largest pension asset manager stays on track with its Asia buildout, having hired 10 investment staff in the region this year.
Future Fund confirms Sue Brake as permanent CIO; Barings to open Singapore office in 2021; Breven Howard poaches fund manager from BFAM; former Cbus CEO joins AMP Capital as deputy head; Aberdeen Standard adds deputy head of Japan; Savills names China head of property; billionaire Ray Dalio to open Singapore family office and more.
AustralianSuper hires property head in London amid buildout; Cbus appoints first chief IT officer; Pictet opens Shanghai WFOE, names head; AMP Capital appoints Rebekah Swan as NZ head of clients; Milford AM names sustainable investment head, senior analyst; VC firm QED hires India/SE Asia head; and more.
US-based TIAA’s investment arm is ramping up its Asia presence after posting a record regional inflow of assets this year, its global CEO and Asia head tell AsianInvestor.
BlackRock appoints first China private credit head; Nikko AM names head of consultant relations; Standard Chartered's global private banking head leaves in restructuring; Pictet WM hires fund specialist from UBS; RBC WM appoints new head of investments for Asia and international; Indosuez hires new COO; Natixis names three Taiwan executives; and more.
The insurer made the appointment after the previous incumbent went on sabbatical, said a spokeswoman. It is now seeking a new head of investment strategy.
Ex-Kwap chief joins EPF investment panel; Hamilton Lane sets up Singapore office; Insight Investment replaces Australia specialist; UOB AM launches Sustainability Academy; Carlyle hires former HDFC boss as adviser; BNY Mellon replaces Apac chair and asset servicing head; BNP Paribas sets up HK securities lending desk; Barings names new CEO and more.
Another two senior executives, who oversaw private equity investment and wholesale clients, have left the firm following Franklin Templeton’s takeover of rival fund house Legg Mason.
Like other start-up asset managers, the Asian private debt fund house is finding it hard to secure capital amid the Covid-19 pandemic. It has recruited heavy-hitters to help.
Gam loses Asia intermediary sales head; Schroders hires in private bank sales; Somerset Capital poaches China duo from Dymon; RBC Wealth hires two fixed income experts; HSBC PB raids Citi for Apac credit advisory head; ESR adds investment manager in Shanghai; Omfif names new Apac head; TMF names China/Taiwan fund services head and more.