PNB chief steps down, citing harassment; Barings hires first Asia property head to build new platform; AMP Capital names new CEO; ex-Value Partners exec joins HeungKong Financial; Brian Lou will run new UBS China bond fund; MSCI raids JP Morgan for Greater China head; Credit Suisse appoints heads of onshore China and of Asia Pacific trading; and more.
Asia’s ultra-rich say the worst is not over for markets, but they are carefully looking for opportunities to spend their cash, particularly in some private assets and Asia equities.
Having shrunk its active equity and alternative investment teams, the asset management arm of Prudential Corporation Asia is increasing its focus on passive strategies.
The bond fund manager does not plan to replace him. It has seen several senior-level hires and departures in the region in recent months.
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Distressed fund managers with the support of asset owners are beginning to seek Asia opportunities. They could start in the equity markets, before looking to assets like property.
The British asset manager has internally re-assigned the duties of Kang Puay-Ju and David Lam following their departures.
Hong Kong could steal a march on Singapore and benefit from a rebound in China’s private equity activities if its limited partnership bill isn't held up in the legislative process.
Larger life insurance firms are likely to pursue private asset investing more assertively. Some think that they could look to structured equity products that hedge risk too.
The US firm's former Singapore chief is on gardening leave. Sources say he will take up an institutional client-focused role in Hong Kong at another large fund house.
The US asset manager is about to unveil the appointment of a Wellington Management veteran to fill a key role for its institutional business after recent senior staff changes.
The US fund house has hired a long-standing senior employee of its British rival for a client-facing role and as head of Singapore, and a new Asia head of investment solutions.
Regional chief investment officers gather to discuss their investment strategies in wake of the collision between geopolitics and sustained low rates.
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.