Some private equity firms could struggle to get money for China-focused funds amid rising Sino-US tensions and after a private equity-backed mainland company admitted to fraud.
New, stricter rules being introduced for foreign listings in the US are just the latest in a series of policy measures being directed specifically at China.
Washington's growing opposition to US investment into Chinese assets is affecting asset owners and has wider implications too, note market experts.
Asia Pacific investors plan to allocate more to Chinese bonds over time, but emerging markets look set for a rocky 2020 in light of the pandemic and renewed US-China squabbling.
China has scrapped the quota of its two leading inbound investment programmes, but the move appears unlikely to give its onshore capital markets a shot in the arm.
The local authority retirement pool will select managers for A-shares and emerging market debt and equity. Head of external management Graham Long outlined the rationale.
Distressed fund managers with the support of asset owners are beginning to seek Asia opportunities. They could start in the equity markets, before looking to assets like property.
The financial group aims to expand its mainland investment team and diversify assets once it's approved to fully absorb its China life insurance joint venture, says CEO Bryce Johns.
The Chinese insurer is targeting various asset classes as it looks to diversify overseas via its new Hong Kong operation, despite market uncertainties.
As US hostility towards China rises to new highs over the Covid-19 virus, AsianInvestor investigates the increasingly sensitive nature of American institutions investing in China.
Asian debt markets have been hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic, however there are potential opportunities out there. China, for example, has actually seen corporate defaults fall because of proactive government measures. Overall, SSGA expect yields to trend lower. Here’s why.
Two funds and a JV that have exposures to China logistics assets have been closed this month amid the challenging environment. Demand on such assets will likely sustain.
The trade-off between the needs of today and the desires of tomorrow is challenging the retirement savings systems in Asia as Covid-19 forces early withdrawals.
The Dutch asset manager is looking for a replacement following the exit of its head of China distribution at the end of March.
Norges Bank Investment Management explains why and how it uses local asset managers to invest in emerging markets, from which it derives most of its excess returns.
With full ownership now on the table and various alternatives also open, foreign fund groups in China are weighing how to expand into a fast-changing market with lots of potential.
The Australian pension fund is widening its alternatives exposure and assessing its approach to Chinese assets. Troy Rieck, the CIO, wants the US to open up its infrastructure market.
China's third biggest insurer is growing the Hong Kong unit with an eye on more foreign assets, a planned London listing and, ultimately, managing money for external clients.
A new set of rules from the CBIRC will enlarge the investor base for insurance asset management products. This could ramp up investor demand.
As its institutional asset base in Asia grows, the Scottish fund house has located a dealing duo in the region after launching an onshore China business late last year.