Singapore or Hong Kong may appeal to private equity managers for fund domiciling, as other offshore jurisdictions bring in stricter economic substance rules, thus reducing their attraction.
Investment and finance executives say the city’s government may have damaged its image as a financial centre with its push to pass an unpopular extradition law.
Asset owners from around the region convened in Hong Kong in May to discuss future investment strategies.
The overseas investment arm of China's second-largest life insurer aims to rapidly expand international investing and its third-party business, the group's co-CIO told AsianInvestor.
After 16 years at Fidelity International, the fund house’s lead China fixed income manager will move to US rival Invesco, according to a well placed industry source.
Alternatives allocation is surging among asset owners, but this focus is causing several red flags. CIOs say the risk can be mitigated by investing in both public and private markets.
AIA’s group CIO said at AsianInvestor’s Asian Investment Summit that there's now a “massive gravitational pull towards passive” since active managers aren't proactive enough.
The US fund giant has hired the former China head of institutions of rival Janus Henderson as it works to build up its mainland business.
Managers should expect more frequent and detailed requirements from asset owners in order to attract capital, delegates heard at AsianInvestor’s Asian Investment Summit in Hong Kong.
The market needs a “reality check” given the sky-high valuations of many multi-billion dollar pre-public companies, delegates at AsianInvestor’s Family Office Forum were told on Monday.
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Hong Kong's de facto bank is planning to sign up to the UN's Principles of Responsible Investment. It recently allocated another $1 billion to the IFC’s MCPP infrastructure scheme.
However, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Norman Chan warned of market uncertainties ahead as the benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 2.9% over renewed trade war fears.
Giant insurer AIA is inspiring other Hong Kong asset owners to bring their investment practices in line with the global trend.
The Hong Kong-based fund house has seen departures from its sales team and leadership changes. Industry observers say it still has potential but may need to merge to thrive.
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.