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.
Harvest Global Investments' Asia equities head leaves; Schroders losing multi-asset deputy head to rival; Northern Trust names head of Apac; Singapore's Central Provident Fund names new chair; Amundi appoints Hong Kong CEO; MAS renews Ravi Menon as managing director; NZ Super makes general manager promotion; and more.
Evelyn Xia is moving from RBC Global Asset Management to oversee the growth of the Anglo-South African firm's institutional business in the world's second-largest economy.
Insurer Aviva Singlife appoints new group chief executive; Temasek director relocates for MLC Asset Management role; Schroders sales director leaves for VC firm; Invesco fixed income manager leaves; Credit Suisse Global PE head to relocate to Hong Kong; UBS AM Australia and NZ head to step down; and more.
India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund appoints CIO to private equity fund; Korea Military Pension appoints new CIO for a three-year term; Manulife IM names head of real assets; JP Morgan Private Bank appoints China market leader; Credit Suisse hires two North Asia private bankers; Allianz Global Investors names new global multi-asset CIO.
Rest Super hires two investment heads; Equip and Catholic Super JV hires acting CIO; AMP Australia reveals seven leaders including new CIO; State Street names head of Apac asset managers unit; BlackRock gets go-ahead for China wealth unit; Fidelity adds Asia director for sustainable investing; Allianz Real Estate appoints Japan acquisitions head; 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.
The head of asset management for the Swiss bank is leaving to join the private equity company and help expand its outreach to wealthy individuals.
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.
The UK-headquartered asset manager has appointed Thibaut Ferret from its rival to offer its asset owner clients a tailored service.
Maulife IM picks up head of Greater China institutional coverage; Head of Australia and Apac real estate leaves Nuveen; Schroders names head of Singapore and Apac distribution; PNB's iconic chairperson steps down; Blackstone expands ESG team; Phillip Capital names first ESG strategy head; J. Safra Sarasin appoints former BNP Paribas wealth chair and more.
NZ Super promotes Joe Halapua to manage local equities; MLC Life hires CFO; Khazanah names former EPF executive for private fund investments; head of capital management; Citi aims to hire 2,000 in Asia wealth management ramp-up; HSBC makes distribution and digital wealth banking promotions; Vice-president of China's social security fund departs; and more.
Chief investment officer Stephan van Vliet is leaving for up to 12 months for personal reasons and will be replaced by Stephen Metcalfe.
Prudential Asia’s asset management arm says the senior multi-asset portfolio manager for some of its big participating funds is going on sabbatical after 20 years with the firm.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has created a portfolio analytics group for its fixed income division and hired a senior executive from Prudential Asia’s fund management arm to run it.
Rest Super names two new investment heads; BlackRock names co-heads of sustainable investment for Apac; AIA appoints Cambodia chief; Barings names head of institutional sales for Greater China and SE Asia; MUFG hires Asia head of ESG finance; and more.
The Canadian pension fund is transferring a senior portfolio manager from Singapore with a view to expanding and internationalising its capital markets team further.
Kim Rosenkilde has been appointed group chief investment officer at the Singapore arm of the British insurance company after a $2 billion merger with a fintech firm.
Swiss Re hires head of China asset management business; BlackRock deregisters its China WFOE; DWS names head of Apac insurance coverage; Amundi appoints first Asia sustainability officer; Manulife IM appoints senior portfolio manager for asset allocation; Morgan Stanley IM hires portfolio manager for A-shares; and more.
Spirit Super's chairwoman criticises 'pseudo-mergers'; India's NIIF investes $286m into hospital chain; Indonesia's new sovereign wealth fund commits to avoiding 1MDB's corruption problems; New Zealand Super appoints people for three newly created executive roles; Thailand's government prepares new pension fund for launch and more.