AsianInvestor's editorial team had a productive month interviewing a crop of top executives from asset owners across Hong Kong, Australia, India and Canada.
Canadian pension fund in partnership to invest in Asian private credit; Superannuation funds continue merger pace; Temasek-owned fund unit raises billions for China-focused strategy; and more.
Under pressure from new regulatory sanctions for greenwashing, Australia’s responsible investment market is shrinking.
Australia's third-largest superannuation fund aims to continue the success of its direct property and infrastructure strategies as it expands globally.
Singapore's MAS lists domestic systemically important insurers; Qantas Super explores merger options; CIC chairman sees need for greater sustainability certainty; KWAP to invest in Malaysia's startup ecosystem; and more.
Ontario Teachers' makes changes in its APAC leadership team; Australian Retirement Trust deputy CIO leaves; Franklin Templeton taps Greater China sales role from BNP Paribas AM; Asian Development Bank appoints VP for East, SE Asia; JP Morgan AM Asia ETFs head departs; and more.
Saudi Arabia's PIF weighs India office; FWD postpones IPO plans again; AustralianSuper inks its largest European infra deal; Temasek inks deep-tech pact with local universities; Aviva sells stake in Singlife; and more.
The industry is tightening both internal and external valuation procedures for unlisted assets, right on the heels of new regulatory guidance.
HESTA hires Saudi wealth fund's former head of markets; Janet Li joins BEA Union Investment; Victoria-based asset owner names infra head; IFM Investors hires former Jupiter AM Asia chief; Prudential names chief IT officer; and more.
With offices in London and New York, the head of talent at Australia’s largest superannuation fund discusses the challenges of hiring in foreign markets.
Australian Retirement Trust starts search for next CEO; MAS names next MD; Cbus appoints deputy CIO; LGIM opens Singapore office; Northern Trust names HK head of asset servicing; HSBC Life Singapore gets new CEO; and more.
As Active Super gets sued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, other super funds will feel pressure to beef up their processes and understanding of ESG to ensure they don't fail under regulatory scrutiny.