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.
The life insurer has promoted Fanda Ho to replace Ben Rudd, who recently moved to a new internal role.
China Pacific Insurance appoints new chairwoman, COO; AMP's CEO to leave by third quarter; Robeco announces duo in senior China roles; Axa IM hires head of institutional sales for Asia; GLP names co-president for logistics; BlackRock sells onshore Korea distribution business; Income Partners poaches head of distribution from Vanguard; and more.
CPPIB, Omers and OTPP are busy hiring in the region for investment talent in credit, real assets and particularly equities. Omers is also planning to add office space in Singapore.
CPPIB to hire its first head of Apac operations; Mubadala building ESG investment team; Sun Life names president of international hubs and HK CEO; HKMA appoints deputy chief executive; KKR appoints head of Australia and NZ real estate; Knight Frank names global capital markets head; Fortius hires head of capital and business development and more.
Ben Rudd has switched posts after four years as chief investment officer for the life insurer's Hong Kong business, and further changes are coming.
Yu Xiaobo, head of the China business of the Hong Kong-based fund manager, has resigned from his post. Value Partners has made two senior appointments to help fill his shoes.
Aegon AM names Wfoe chief; Manulife AM replaces Indonesia head; AllianzGI appoints six more for RiskLab; PE firm ShawKwei appoints MD in HK; Malaysian conglomerate hires ex-PNB CEO; Lombard Odier IM hires Asia trio; Colonial First State appoints new executive chairman for post-KKR acquisition; Outset Global adds MD in HK; and more.
MAS shuffles supervision team; Rest Super hires solutions head; Manulife adds China head of wealth and asset management; Cambridge Associates adds sales exec for new HK office; T. Rowe Price hires Greater China client manager; and more.
The US asset manager has hired a Greater China head of intermediaries and is seeking the same for Southeast Asia. It has also added an institutional specialist to its team in Taiwan.
T. Rowe Price opens research office and appoints GM in Shanghai; MSCI replaces Apac client coverage head; StanChart appoints head of managed investments; lead HK equity manager leaves Fidelity; Adamas AM faces winding-up; MAS bans four executives; Indosuez names EAM and MFO head; and more.
The Singapore sovereign wealth fund is understood to be working to integrate data science – a cutting-edge practice in the investment space – more closely into its processes.
The new recruit at the UK asset management unit of Canada’s Great-West Life expects Southeast Asian stocks to catch up with their North Asian peers soon enough.
Pimco names new Apac head; Hines expanding Japan and Korea teams; T. Rowe Price appoints wholesale and family office head; Odey's Brook AM lures another Newton exec for new EM fund; Complyport HK sees ownership change, renamed S2 Compliance; Rob Lance joins portfolio software startup to run Asia sales; Tokyo Stock Exchange names president.
The data and analytics specialist is joining asset management consultancy Shoreline to expand the team in Singapore advising on investment operating models.
Korea Post names two new CIOs; M&G Real Estate replaces Asia CEO and CIO; Cbus names a people and culture executive; KKR MD Terence Lee quits; MetLife hires HK-based institutional and insurance head; HSBC makes trio of CIO appointments; CBRE account director transfers from HK; SC Lowy adds trader in London; and more.
BLF chief steps down; Temasek appoints new CEO; EPF replaces CEO; BlackRock names new Asia Pacific head; CIFM appoints new fund manager; M&G hires HK intermediaries head; Amundi creates OCIO division; Schroders names new Australia CEO; BNY Mellon WM closes HK office; HKEX appoints new CEO and more.
The $3.15 trillion asset manager has named a new head of Asia via an internal promotion as part of a round of layoffs and following reports that the firm may be sold off.
The $1 trillion asset management arm of the US's Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association has added specialist real estate expertise and more client coverage executives.