Leaders from major Canadian, Malaysian, and Indian pension funds discussed their strategic approaches and challenges towards ESG commitments in a rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable investments.
Leaders from major Canadian, Malaysian and Indian pension funds shared their innovative and unique approaches to navigating today's complex financial landscape in the pursuit of growth while remaining true to their mandates.
Despite waning global sentiment brought on by geo-political uncertainties and tightening monetary policy in developed markets, India’s PE-VC ecosystem remains resilient, according to the top executive at an Indian pension manager.
Pension funds have been actively considering sovereign green bonds issued by the Indian government, according to the CEO of India's HDFC Pension Management Company.
India's inclusion in a widely tracked emerging market debt index suite will also bolster the local currency's value against the US dollar, said HDFC Pension Fund Management's Sriram Iyer.
GIC in tie-up to develop green ammonia in India; Teachers' Pension hires CIO from SK Securities; Ontario Teachers' clears competition hurdle to acquire stake in India's BusyBees Logistics; Temasek leads funding round for Indian spacetech firm; and more.
Economic interest will likely win out over diplomatic turbulence as Canada's public pension funds appear set to continue upholding their solid investment commitments in India.
Some regional single-family offices are switching to a multi-family office model, as they look to consolidate and operate cost efficiently, but regulatory challenges remain.
An array of investors from the Middle East are looking at expanding investments in Asia, inspired by the activities of Middle-East sovereign wealth funds and state-owned investors.
ADIA makes investment in Indian retail chain; Kyobo Life and AXA Investment Managers extend strategic partnership with Korean joint venture firm; Malaysia’s Khazanah and Italian development bank establish investment partnership; and more.
KKR gets head for new India office from BlackRock; China's CSRC names vice chairman; Franklin Templeton reshuffles distribution heads; State Street appoints new India head; Goldman Sachs names Australia, NZ equity markets head; Hines hires for Asia build-out; and more.
AsianInvestor's editorial team had a productive month interviewing a crop of top executives from asset owners across Hong Kong, Australia, India and Canada.