Leading institutional investors from across the region gathered in Singapore on December 5 and 6 for the annual AsianInvestor conference.
AsianInvestor reveals why we chose Korea Teachers Credit Union, GIC of Singapore and the Bureau of Labor Funds as the top institutions for Korea, Southeast Asia and Taiwan.
The ministry is set to issue a request for proposal for an outsourced chief investment officer solution to its pension assets. It could be followed by others, say several sources.
The central bank hopes to draw more private equity and infrastructure fund operators to Singapore and may yet push more money out to external managers in time.
Insurance firms in Singapore will need to review existing custodian agreements or even renegotiate them in view of incoming rule changes, regulation experts say.
Most of the fund house’s emerging market equity investment staff are moving on as it takes steps to rationalise its product lineup.
The private bank is bringing in a bond market veteran as chief investment officer, with the current incumbent set to take on another role.
A lack of scale in Singapore and the problems of trying to sell funds with no distribution costs or adviser commissions are seen as key reasons for Vanguard closing the office.
The $1 trillion US fund house is fast adding staff in Hong Kong across investment and sales, as other asset managers consolidate or retrench in the region.
The Singapore state investor is steadily expanding its North America portfolio and has opened a third US office, in Washington, DC. But it may slow its pace of deal-making globally.
A senior fund manager's departure will herald increased responsibility for the Asian equities team led by Ng Soo Nam.
A senior executive will switch from Eastspring Investments, part of UK-based Prudential, to replace Paul Wilson as insurers in Asia look to develop their offerings for wealthy clients.
The chief operating officers of some of the region's leading fund houses gather in Singapore for AsianInvestor's forum.
Chief operating officers from companies across the region gather in Singapore to debate key issues at AsianInvestor forum.
The insurer's chief investment officer for international markets says real interest rates in developed countries could stay negative for 20 years, so investors should plan accordingly.
Many feel the Lion City's property market has bottomed and is set for strong growth in rental yield and capital inflows, after transaction volumes leapt last year.
The fund house's Asia head of real estate says the Chinese territory looks “mighty expensive”, but others feel its relentless rise in property prices is justified.
AsianInvestor is looking at the most important hiring and staffing themes of the year so far. Today, we look at big changes in the investment teams at the region's insurers.
The UK fund house has split the regional fixed income unit into investment and business components, named a new division head and re-assigned portfolio responsibilities.
Industry observers are confident that offshore private funds will take advantage of the Singapore Variable Capital Company structure, provided the tax conditions make sense.