For our final Year of the Pig reflection, AsianInvestor looks back at our prediction about the top-performing mainstream and private asset classes for 2019.
The French fund house is expanding institutional client coverage, says its Asia head, citing business growth in segments such as insurance and superannuation funds.
AsianInvestor looks to its penultimate Year of the Pig prediction, in which we asked whether there would be some form of climbdown in the US-China trade war.
Asset owners in the region have begun to take climate change more seriously and weigh how to adapt their portfolios, say regional investment experts.
New corporate fund structures in Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore aim to make these domiciles more attractive to asset managers and investors. In part two of this mini-series, we examine whether asset managers should include them in their fund manufacturing and distribution strategies.
AsianInvestor looks back on our Year of the Pig predictions. In our latest reflection, we consider our view from last year on whether China would ease inbound investing.
Pimco names new head of client management for Asia Pacific; Sun Life appoints general manager for financial affairs in Hong Kong; Standard Chartered Private Bank poaches senior client partner from UBS; JLL appoints head of capital markets and hires a chief information officer for Australia; Noah International adds chief business development officer and more.
AsianInvestor's seventh Year of the Pig reflections considers how accurate our prediction was on whether bonds would outperform stocks across the year.
Barings's Asia CEO retires; Northern Trust's head of Apac sec lending exits; M&G hires Asia distribution head from Eastspring; Schroders names Taiwan chairwoman; Deutsche Bank WM makes senior appointments; Golden Equator sets up Brunei branch; and more.
For this Year of the Pig lookback, AsianInvestor considers how our view of asset owners' rising engagement with ESG fared.
AsianInvestor's next Year of the Pig reflection considers how ambitious institutional investors were when it came to their investment return expectations for the year.
Our third lookback at our Year of the Pig predictions focused on an area of increasing importance to asset owners around the world – their growing exposure to alternative assets.
The Canadian pension fund’s head of Asia remains confident that Hong Kong has the edge in providing regional accessibility as it sets out to accelerate its investments in the region.
Despite recent record inflows into US municipal bonds, a lack of familiarity and heavy due diligence efforts have held back Asian investors’ interests in the asset class.
The sovereign wealth fund has become more cautious about private asset investing, worried that they may struggle to outperform its reference benchmark, net of an illiquidity premium.
Australia's huge bushfires underline how climate change can exacerbate environmental problems. Yet many asset owners haven't grappled with this impact on their portfolios.
Private debt has been one of the alternative asset classes to gain demand from asset owners, especially insurers looking for more yield. Will this interest continue to rise in 2020?
To remain in the forefront of institutional investment, the sovereign wealth fund of New Zealand is reappraising its entire structure and drafting a new set of investment values.
We reveal which of our stories were the most popular among asset owner readers for 2019.
China's CIC sees head of investments resign; Ping An Insurance signs Climate 100+; Japan Post scandal claims CEO and president; NPS's chairman offers to resign and fund hires new strategy heads; KDF Life's shareholders struggle to find buyer; NZ Super to sell stake in Metlifecare; GIC and QIC back Tencent buying 10% of Universal Music Group, and more.