The Canadian pension fund plans to increase its allocation to the region from 10% to 15% over the coming four years, even as its total assets under management rise.
The fear of missing out often leads investors to create a reactive portfolio made up of random opportunities, especially in venture capital, says one Indian family adviser.
The number of millionaires in mainland China grew by 35% in 2020, while the number of millionaires in Hong Kong fell by 7%, according to a new report from the private bank.
AsianInvestor reveals the reasons why we picked the first half of this year's most impressive local fund managers, across the region's leading investment markets.
GIC leads funding round for Indian insurer; Taiwan's BLF sees returns rebound; Korea's NPS adds two British investment firms as managers; HKMA to increase allocation to ESG stocks and bonds; US pension fund agency approves $300m to Blackstone Asia PE fund; UN PRI's chief executive steps down; and more
GIC to open new Sydney office; Japan's life insurers to ramp up allocations to foreign bonds; Samsung Life acquires stake in Savills IM; Indonesia's new sovereign wealth fund to invest in infrastructure; CPP Investments forms JV for mall in Kolkata; Goldman Sachs Asset Management to set up Chinese wealth management firm with ICBC; and more.
China's CPIC aims to better invest into green projects; HKMA and PBoC carry out digital currency tests; Malaysia sues three institutions over 1MDB losses; Temasek to back IPO of JD Logistics; BlackRock teams with Temasek and China's CCB to launch wealth management unit in China; Cathay Life commits $500m to two private equity funds and more.
AsianInvestor is pleased to reveal the winners of its annual Asset Management Awards. For our third day, we reveal the standout fund managers in each major Asia market.
AsianInvestor gained the views of the Asia CEO and CIO of Allianz Investment Management on the rationale behind its recent Indian private credit investments.
Canada's CPPIB to acquire Indian solar assets into infrastructure trust; Beijing could shift trouble Huarong to Central Huijin Investment; GPIF of Japan to decide whether to use FTSE's benchmark bond index after China debt inclusion; GIC of Singapore and ESR Cayman to acquire $2.9b Australian property portfolio and more.
Experts overwhelmingly point to China as the market with the most potential for renewable energy, but asset owners have invested in other Apac markets such as Australia and India.
The German insurer's recent investment in Kotak’s real estate debt platform is the latest sign that global asset owners are continuing to eye Indian private credit strategies.
A range of issues prevent pension funds and insurers from fully embracing opportunities in infrastructure. A closer alignment of interests would help plug the gap, say regional players.
CPPIB, Omers and OTPP are busy hiring in the region for investment talent in credit, real assets and particularly equities. Omers is also planning to add office space in Singapore.
Panellists at AsianInvestor’s Insurance Investment Week said environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors can help long term investing but complicate insurance risk pricing.
Some of the country's family offices are aiming to build larger positions in unlisted investments in order to take advantage of its maturing alternative asset sector.
The Indian government will have to demonstrate it can deliver on its promises if it is to attract foreign investor capital into its ambitious infrastructure investment agenda.
Asset owners and managers are being drawn to private credit investments in China and India, but also other areas. However, Asia presents unique risk challenges too.
The country wants global asset owner funds to support a $1.5 trillion infrastructure pipeline and major asset divestment schemes, and also has a fast-growing credit investing need.
The Dutch pension giant is looking to invest more in the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and India, with a particular focus on infrastructure, renewable energy and natural resources.