The British fund house has seen another change at the top with the departure of Showbhik Kalra.
The current share of investments from Denmark’s largest commercial pension fund does not match the growth potential of the region, according to its real estate head.
The Dutch retirement asset manager is hiring investment staff for its first branches in Beijing and Shanghai in a pioneering move as it ramps up its expansion drive in Asia.
The region’s asset owners want to add internal ESG professionals as part of a broader effort to engage with the factors, according to a new SSGA survey.
The US asset manager has hired its first head of Asia insurance coverage, reflecting a trend among its peers. He starts on November 11 to tap this rapidly expanding client segment.
Are investors looking to further pile up their cash holdings to hedge against market uncertainties? Four experts tell AsianInvestor their side of the story.
Several major state pension funds in the US are focused on building listed Asia asset investments, while opportunistically looking to source more alternative investments too.
Fidelity names China president; PFI Mega Life appoints chief; Bank of Singapore CIO exits, team restructure; Allianz Real Estate names global head of research; Eaton Vance poaches sales exec from Robeco; Investec AM hires head of private banking; and more.
In the first of a series of articles on American state retirement funds’ approach to investing in Asia, and particularly China, we look at the impact of growing tensions lately.
The sustainability non-profit agency intends to introduce minimum standards of information disclosure, even as it continues to push to get more Asian signatories.
Insurance technology companies may be a sensible investment draw for life insurers in the region, but building them to be successful is an expensive endeavour.
With life insurance on the rise in Asia, asset owners are keen to invest in associated insurtech companies. A number of such deals have already been executed.
Four investment specialists tell AsianInvestor which hedge fund strategies investors are most clamouring for, and which they are shunning in today’s late-cycle environment.
Asian countries are slowly closing the gap to peers elsewhere in terms of quality of retirement provision, but some regional heavyweights are struggling to progress, shows Mercer research.
BlackRock's Apac head of client solutions exits; Sun Life names HK general manager; Pimco replaces Apac credit research head; Adamas adds MD and COO; American Century hires first Asia intermediaries head; Will Rainey goes part-time at Willis Towers Watson; and more.
China insurers may get higher equity investment limit; Japan insurers eye more foreign exposure; Khazanah targets 60%-plus offshore allocation; global institutions look to add real assets; and more.
FWD makes leadership changes; GIC hires GSAM veteran Owi Ruivivar; Matthews Asia lead India manager exits; Bank of Singapore DPM head leaves to run new fund house; HSBC reportedly setting up Malaysia AM business; Deutsche WM names new EM head of products; 5i Capital hires principal; UK think tank opens in Singapore.
Investors hunting for higher-yield fixed income might have better luck with Asian high-yield debt. But what are the caveats?
The world’s newest multilateral wants to use an initial ranking of high-yield emerging market bonds as a means to help asset owners assess climate risk exposure across their portfolios.
The proliferation of self-professed cybersecurity companies, combined with data sensitivity, makes it tricky for asset owners to find the right investments.