Wealth experts believe the rollout of Wealth Connect could help to entice wealthy individuals and then family offices to establish operations in the city, especially if initial quotas are raised.
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The city-state is considering updating its recent variable capital company structure, a step that could enhance its allure as a destination for single-family offices versus Hong Kong.
Executives from AIG and fund house Franklin Templeton want regulators to rethink their approach to risk-based capital in areas such as private debt and some equity strategies.
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Prudential Asia’s asset management arm says the senior multi-asset portfolio manager for some of its big participating funds is going on sabbatical after 20 years with the firm.
Abu Dhabi Investment Authority has created a portfolio analytics group for its fixed income division and hired a senior executive from Prudential Asia’s fund management arm to run it.
The Canadian pension fund is transferring a senior portfolio manager from Singapore with a view to expanding and internationalising its capital markets team further.
The two investors' new JV underlines Temasek's commitment to carbon neutrality, but other sovereign wealth funds are unlikely to follow with their own venture capital investments.
Kim Rosenkilde has been appointed group chief investment officer at the Singapore arm of the British insurance company after a $2 billion merger with a fintech firm.
De-risking and green securitisation will help unlock much-needed institutional capital for sustainable infrastructure projects in Asia, say executives at multilateral development banks.
The Singapore state fund recently bought into impact investing specialist LeapFrog, and is eyeing more investments that combine strong financial returns with a positive social effect.
Asset owners can influence gender parity efforts in listed companies by engaging with companies or investing in passive indices.
Singapore’s financial regulator and central bank is ramping up its drive to become a sustainable investment hub and has chosen the recipients of new mandates in this area.
The current low-yield environment poses a challenge to real returns for traditional portfolios, but decent opportunities exist in non-traditional asset areas, said Lim Chow Kiat.
The latest run-up in the price of Bitcoin has sparked more interest in digital tokenised investments, particularly among wealthy families and individuals.
The Singapore funds have reinforced their standing as the world's most active sovereign wealth investors, underlining the benefits of strong global resources and partnerships.
The Singapore sovereign wealth fund is understood to be working to integrate data science – a cutting-edge practice in the investment space – more closely into its processes.
The data and analytics specialist is joining asset management consultancy Shoreline to expand the team in Singapore advising on investment operating models.
The chief executive's decision to step down after nearly 17 years ends an era of rapid evolution. New CEO Dilhan Pillay will need to accelerate Temasek's move into modern areas.