Hong Kong’s de facto central bank voices its support for the upcoming limited partnership regime as more details of the developing legal framework emerge.
Despite Singapore’s efforts to upgrade its already top-rated compulsory public pension scheme, the answer to its continuing success lies in better educating its members.
AsianInvestor reveals the reasons behind Government Pension Investment Fund and GIC winning their respective market category awards this year.
In competition with schemes such as UCITS, the development of corporate fund structures in Asia Pacific is providing more options for asset managers to domicile funds. We break down what the new structures mean.
The $73 billion public pension fund continues its steady buildout in Singapore by poaching an executive from private equity giant Blackstone.
The Swiss private bank is understood to have appointed a former Credit Suisse veteran to succeed John Cappetta.
The $73 billion public pension fund has added senior emerging market equity specialists, including a new regional head of capital markets, to the Singapore office it set up last year.
The British fund house has seen another change at the top with the departure of Showbhik Kalra.
The US asset manager has eliminated the role, resulting in the departure of Celestine Khoo.
The proliferation of self-professed cybersecurity companies, combined with data sensitivity, makes it tricky for asset owners to find the right investments.
The asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia is ringing more changes at the top, including restructuring its investment department, amid ongoing talk of a potential sale.
South and Southeast Asia's infrastructure needs have prompted the central bank to act as a conduit for investment, partly by overseeing the creation of new investment vehicles.
The Singaporean state investor remains on the lookout for promising cybersecurity assets to complement its existing platform and provide more than just healthy investment returns.
Sizeable exposure to overseas markets has helped the huge Japanese pension fund stave off a rout after a turbulent period, underlining why others are following suit.
GIC, AustralianSuper, Ontario Teachers pour into Indian infrastructure; CIC to bail out local lender; Tokio Marine eyes RHB insurance unit; Myanmar approves more insurance JVs, and more.
The aspirations of Hong Kong to become a viable private equity fund domicile face competition from Singapore, which is already more advanced in its plans.
The property arm of the German insurer adds another asset to its Singapore portfolio, shrugging off the city's waning economic outlook.
Asset owners, lawyers and fund managers believe rising violence surrounding the protests in Hong Kong will hurt its financial appeal and could cause investors to relocate to Singapore.
Now that the $153 billion state pension fund has picked the Lion City over Hong Kong as its prospective Asian base, CIO Jerry Albright outlines his plans for the new branch.
AIA’s Group CIO Mark Konyn believes some investors haven't sufficiently considered the governance trade-offs of private assets, or their illiquidity in tougher times.