The Swiss fund house is bringing in senior executives from rival TCW to fill two roles, rebuilding its client coverage after the recent departures of Amy Cho and Carmen Lai.
The regulator could focus more on corporate governance and work with HKEx to drive disclosure standardisation, says Nana Li of the Asian Corporate Governance Association.
The C$159 billion fund has set up an office in Hong Kong and hired a senior private equity specialist there, joining several of its peers in moving to build exposure to the region.
A former senior Cambridge Associates executive joined the Hong Kong institution’s portfolio management team last week.
Leading insurance executives from across Asia gathered at AsianInvestor's events in Hong Kong and Singapore earlier this month to share their views on the investment landscape.
Leading lights from the world of insurance gathered for AsianInvestor's 6th annual conference in Hong Kong and its inaugural event in Singapore.
The government needs to raise investor awareness about saving for retirement while rationalising the mandatory provident fund scheme, say industry experts.
The mandatory provident fund scheme needs a wider universe of asset classes to invest in, more fund rationalisation and lower expenses, say industry experts.
The city is not saving anywhere near enough for its workers to retire in comfort. Changes are badly needed, say pension industry specialists.
The sales team in Hong Kong has suffered another recent senior departure in Hong Kong amid global layoffs at the asset management and custody giant.
Two chief investment officers have left the Swiss insurer – one who ran its Hong Kong and Singapore portfolios and the other who oversaw the UK life assets.
On International Women's Day, a UBS survey reveals that most Asian women allow their male partners to control their finances. Asian asset owners and managers also lag on gender diversity.
Outsourced chief investment officer arrangements are gradually gaining ground in Asia, from a low base. Investment consultants and some fund houses are keen to promote the structure.
HK Financial Secretary Paul Chan said in his budget speech that he will seek to make the fund's investments more diversified in order to boost returns.
The territory's green bond volumes are rising, but it could spur demand by encouraging more investor education and cutting some red tape for insurers, say debt experts.
Recommendations made by the Financial Services Development Council aim to attract more voluntary contributions into Hong Kong's mandatory retirement savings system.
Hong Kong's pension fund industry is booming but it also lags other markets when it comes to investing in alternatives. That could yet hurt performance, some experts say.
The Swiss insurer's Hong Kong and Singapore businesses are looking to buy illiquid alternatives for the first time, despite the relatively meagre returns on offer.
AsianInvestor presents a set of financial and economic predictions for the Year of the Pig. Today we assess whether the HK-China ETF link scheme will be up and running this year.
The new specialist will drive the development of multi-asset, structured and quantitative solutions for the French asset manager in the Asia-Pacific region.