A link is emerging between pension funds' exposure to alternative investments and their asset growth, according to two recently-released studies.
Prudential names new Singapore CEO; MS Amlin replaces Asia chief; Pimco loses sales trio in HK; Principal Financial appoints new division heads in HK; Gam hires distribution manager in Australia; Colliers names new Apac CEO; East Ventures names adviser.
A period of looming inertia as the sovereign wealth fund seeks a new leader could raise pressure on the government to draw down on some of its assets.
It may be too soon to assess the likely effect of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, but investors are taking risk off the table in the short term while they hope for a swift recovery.
The French fund house is expanding institutional client coverage, says its Asia head, citing business growth in segments such as insurance and superannuation funds.
Alternatives and emerging market equities will be Australian asset owners' preferred targets as they invest more offshore, a new survey by JP Morgan Asset Management reveals.
Although asset owners are looking more closely at climate impacts on their portfolios, the bushfire crisis is bringing much greater urgency to the issue.
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 the reasons why Australia's TCorp stood out for governance and how Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation impressed for its innovative investment approach.
In our latest awards explainers, we reveal why New Zealand Super Fund was the top sovereign wealth fund, and AIA impressed as the leading life insurer.
AsianInvestor discusses why the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and UniSuper won in their respective award categories of Reserves Management Institution and Pension Fund.
AsianInvestor reveals the reasons for the winners of this year's Institutional Excellence award winners. First up is Future Fund for Australia/New Zealand, and CPIC for China.
In competition with schemes such as UCITS, the development of corporate fund structures in Asia Pacific is providing more options for asset managers to domicile funds. We break down what the new structures mean.
A rising number of Australian companies look set to turn to green financing to take advantage of a growing investor and bank willingness to offer such lending.
The US asset manager has eliminated the role, resulting in the departure of Celestine Khoo.
The A$165.7 billion ($133.7 billion) Australian sovereign wealth fund saw its assets jump 11.5% in 2018/19 as it successfully boosted its long-term returns.
QIC’s global private capital head tells AsianInvestor how the manager entrusted by the state of Queensland is building its private equity portfolio in China as the local market slows down.
The AUM of Australian pension funds boomed last year, outstripping their peers across the rest of the Asia-Pacific region, AsianInvestor's annual AI300 rankings show.
Australia still the safer bet as Asia lacks enough assets on a large-enough scale. But European asset owners see some scope for development, not least in Japan and China.
While the Australian fund continues to outperform its benchmark, executives are increasingly concerned about potential shocks for world markets as a result of the US-China trade war.