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Weekly investor roundup: AustralianSuper's former CEO Ian Silk joins KPMG; China to conduct probe on insurer's investments

Ian Silk joins KPMG as special advisor on ESG issues; Chinese government to conduct probe on insurers and their investments after discovering compliance issues; Ray Dalio's Bridgewater Associates raises $1.25 billion for its third investment fund in China; Korea's NPS posts 8% return for first three quarters of the year; Binance confirms talks with sovereign wealth funds; and more.

Weekly roundup of people news, Nov 26

Future Fund appoints Toby Johnston as chief economist; GIC hires tech head from Credit Suisse; MAS adds Alvin Tan and Ng Wai King as board members; SoftBank promotes four managing partners; Mercer appoints Helen Leung and Kevin Jeffrey to the Hong Kong office; Haitong appoints head of investment strategy from UBS; and more

Weekly investor roundup: Huarong to receive $6 billion bailout; APG to invest into HK real estate with Wang On

Chinese bad debt manager Huarong will receive a bailout totalling more than $6 billion; APG and Wang On Properties to invest $599 million into residential real estate in Hong Kong; Temasek cuts stake in Alibaba, Didi; Allianz becomes China's first wholly foreign-owned insurer; Samsung Life Insurance launches joint fund with Korea Post to invest in foreign blue chips; and more

Weekly roundup of people news, Nov 19

NZ Super names head of portfolio investments; LGIAsuper CIO to depart; Fidelity Apac CIO to join Artemis; Willis Towers Watson expands investments team in Australia; Aviva Investors names real estate MD; UBS fixed-income portfolio managers to exit; Maitri adds investment counsellor; and more.

Weekly roundup of people news: Nov 12

AIA Myanmar CEO joins Sun Life Vietnam; Active Super appoints Nathan Hagarty to the board; KIC head of real estate departs after two months in role; NPS loses infrastructure and real estate heads; QIC appoints chief executive; Eastspring adds two regional CEOs; Manulife IM makes China fixed income hires; Willis Towers Watson names head of Asia; and more

Weekly roundup of people news: Nov 5

Korea's Poba CIO to leave after six years in office; CPPIB names chief sustainability officer; Allianz announces new Apac CEO as Solmaz Altin leaves firm; Barings promotes international head; Simon England-Brammer relocates from Hong Kong to London to take on new Emea and Asia Pacific role at Nuveen; HSBC AM appoints Apac and HK CEO from Fidelity; and more

Weekly roundup of people news, Oct 29

BlackRock's $8.6bn China bond fund manager to exit firm; Sun Life announces new president for Asia; Manulife Hong Kong confirms Candy Au Yeung as new COO; QIC Global Real Estate appoints healthcare GM; Integrity Life appoints product GM from MetLife; M&G expands Asian distribution team; and more.

Weekly investor roundup: KIC alternatives allocation declines for 2nd year; OTPP, Temasek join crypto exchange funding round

The Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) has decreased alternative asset allocation for two straight years; Cryptocurrency exchange FTX draws funding from OTPP, Temasek; Former head of investments at Temasek joins De Beers billionaire's family office in Singapore; GIC reportedly commits to new ESR Japan Income Fund; CPP Investments commits to logistics partnership in Japan; and more.

Weekly investor roundup: Hong Kong's Exchange Fund posts HK$13.2 billion loss; MAS tightens monetary policy in surprise move

Hong Kong's Exchange Fund posted a third-quarter investment loss after five quarters of gains; the Monetary Authority of Singapore said it would raise the slope of its currency policy band up from its current 0%; the Korea Investment Corporation surpasses $20 billion in AUM for the first time; RB Family Office to buy 12 four-storey conservation shophouses in Singapore; and more.

Weekly roundup of people news, Oct 8

Equip and Catholic Super appoints Andrew Howard as CIO from Hostplus; Korea Police Pension Fund to name new CIO after year-long vacancy; Willis Towers Watson expands Asia investments team by a third; Capital Group appoints ESG director for Europe and Asia; Columbia Threadneedle opens Japan office; and more.

Weekly investor roundup: KIC advised to consider Europe housing; GPIF to exclude Chinese sovereign bonds

GPIF will not invest in Chinese sovereign bonds and exclude them from benchmarks; Temasek and HSBC partner up for debt financing platform for sustainable infrastructure projects; KIC advised to consider European rental housing projects with local firms; PNB funds to give out $150 million payout; APG and PPF buy stake in New Zealand timber producer; and more.

Weekly roundup of people news, Sep 30

CPIC CIO Benjamin Deng resigns; Korea Teachers Pension CIO term extended for another year; EPF hires chief HR officer; Morgan Stanley chief executive for Asia to retire; State Street makes four senior appointments for SPDR ETFs team in Asia Pacific; Fidelity makes Alice Li assistant portfolio manager for China Focus fund; AMP Capital appoints real estate CIO; and more.