Zurich Australia appoints CEO for Australian and New Zealand; BNY Mellon hires Southeast Asia head of intermediary; Franklin Templeton names head of Asia distribution; Robeco to add three ESG specialists in Singapore; JP Morgan AM names new head of data science; JLL adds head of Greater China; Lombard Odier hires COO from Credit Suisse; and more.
AustralianSuper's CEO to step down; Franklin Templeton appoints ex-Calpers CIO as Asia chair; Zurich Malaysia names country head; Credit Suisse promotes new China CEO; DWS lures Amundi veteran back to Asia; Indosuez appoints head of North Asia; Citi Private Bank names SE Asia private capital head; Gaw Capital hires IDC investments head; and more.
Malaysia’s largest pension fund went through a thorough self-analysis before adopting public ESG portfolio goals. Its former chief executive explains how.
Insto roundup: Dai-ichi Life invests in BlackRock green infra fund; Korea's GEPS awards mandates for overseas infra
The Australian's Asic launches ESG fund review for greenwashing; Cbus hires from Apra; Hesta hires from AMP Life; Dai-ichi Life Insurance invests $50 million in climate infra fund; Korea's GEPS awards $105 million overseas infra mandates; Teachers' Pension calls for bids; QIA increases Credit Suisse stake; and more.
HSBC Asset Management adds ETF business director; Ninety One broadens fixed income team; former CEO of Malaysia's EPF joins Mavcap; Citi promotes new HNW private bank head for Apac; Deutsche Bank hires Southeast Asia wealth leader; Barclays appoints Singapore private bank head; HSBC names Malaysia wealth banking head; and more.
The sovereign wealth fund has replaced Shahril Ridza Ridzuan, making it the latest government-linked investment company to change its leader.
Malaysia's Armed Forces Fund hires new CEO; Canada's Omers appoints Asia capital markets managing director; HSBC Asset Management creates alternatives unit, appoints CIO as its head; Bank of Singapore names global wealth head; Aware Super hires IFA head; Hong Kong names acting head for MPFA; Schroders adding to Asia ESG headcount; and more.
The RM82.64 billion ($20.6 billion) Malaysian Hajj fund, which recently completed a restructure, is looking to diversify globally but remains cautious of risky assets.
AsianInvestor explains why we chose the winners of the second half of our 2021 fund manager winners, by major local markets.
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.
The investment industry lacks coherent sustainability standards, which makes applying them harder, said officials at asset owners and fund houses from Japan, Malaysia and Korea.
Swelling assets are prompting regional pension funds to look beyond home markets and outsource alternatives and ESG investments, say experts.
Rest Super mulls selling 50% stake in gas pipeline company; Australian super returns could drop amid high public market prices; several Dutch pensions cutting stakes in Chinese companies to protest Uyghur oppression; Japan's Nippon Life invests $230m in reinsurer; NPS and Korea Post plough $400m into KKR North America fund and more.
India's National Investment and Infrastructure Fund appoints CIO to private equity fund; Korea Military Pension appoints new CIO for a three-year term; Manulife IM names head of real assets; JP Morgan Private Bank appoints China market leader; Credit Suisse hires two North Asia private bankers; Allianz Global Investors names new global multi-asset CIO.
Insto roundup: NPS to hire 54 asset managers; CPPIB plans to raise stake in India infrastructure fund
NPS launches programme for 54 asset management positions; CPPIB to acquire an additional stake in an Indian infrastructure investment trust for $136m; Cadillac Fairview injects $400m into Apac-focused fund; Chikyoren hires Nomura, Tokio Marine for alternative mandates; GIC extends JV with UK student accommodation group 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.
Maulife IM picks up head of Greater China institutional coverage; Head of Australia and Apac real estate leaves Nuveen; Schroders names head of Singapore and Apac distribution; PNB's iconic chairperson steps down; Blackstone expands ESG team; Phillip Capital names first ESG strategy head; J. Safra Sarasin appoints former BNP Paribas wealth chair and more.
Insto roundup: Temasek backs Indonesian medtech startup; GIC and Sequoia India lead $150m funding round
Boe Pahari to leave as AMP Limited demerges; Temasek backs Indonesian telemedicine startup; Korea Post and GEPS looking to hire fund managers; GIC and Sequoia India co-lead funding for Razorpay; AustralianSuper appoints senior manager of portfolio strategy; Thailand's new pension fund to draw $1.7 billion; Taiwan fines fund houses over BLF bribery scandal; CPPIB doubles investment in Korean logistics JV
Permodalan Nasional Berhad’s latest annual report shows that its gradual increase in exposure to foreign assets does not appear sufficient to meet a stated end-2022 target.
Experts say the recent changes of chief executives at state investment funds PNB, EPF and Kwap all have similar explanations, with Khazanah potentially being next.