The Thai fund house is planning to scale up its technology capabilities to lift investment returns and better engage clients, while technology funds are among the key focuses of its investment products.
The country’s second largest pension fund sees partnerships as a way to gain knowledge and further its sustainability objectives.
ESG has increasingly been ingrained into asset owners' investment policies, including the external fund managers they hire, according to institutional investor executives.
The boss of Thailand’s second-largest pension fund hopes that proposed changes in the law will help her diversify more into overseas markets. She is particularly bullish on China.
AsianInvestor explains why we chose the winners of the second half of our 2021 fund manager winners, by major local markets.
AsianInvestor reveals the reasons why we picked the first half of this year's most impressive local fund managers, across the region's leading investment markets.
GIC leads funding round for Indian insurer; Taiwan's BLF sees returns rebound; Korea's NPS adds two British investment firms as managers; HKMA to increase allocation to ESG stocks and bonds; US pension fund agency approves $300m to Blackstone Asia PE fund; UN PRI's chief executive steps down; and more
The largest pension fund in Thailand will focus on central business district areas for real estate, while New Zealand's sovereign wealth fund is planning to avoid competitive areas.
Swelling assets are prompting regional pension funds to look beyond home markets and outsource alternatives and ESG investments, say experts.
SEC Thailand executives have praised the new National Pension Fund bill but believe further reforms are necessary to boost asset diversification and investment returns.
The country’s cabinet last month approved a long-awaited law to establish a national pension fund but questions remain over its implementation date and investment strategy.
Pimco's Greater China head to step down; fixed-income fund manager leaves Pimco for GIC; Omers hires principal in Singapore; MLC Life Insurance appoints GM for retail insurance business; AIA adds ESG head; Mercer hires China leader from Ping An; JP Morgan AM's Australia head to retire; Credit Suisse promotes Greater China CIO; and more.
AsianInvestor is pleased to reveal the winners of its annual Asset Management Awards. For our third day, we reveal the standout fund managers in each major Asia market.
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Boe Pahari to leave as AMP Limited demerges; Temasek backs Indonesian telemedicine startup; Korea Post and GEPS looking to hire fund managers; GIC and Sequoia India co-lead funding for Razorpay; AustralianSuper appoints senior manager of portfolio strategy; Thailand's new pension fund to draw $1.7 billion; Taiwan fines fund houses over BLF bribery scandal; CPPIB doubles investment in Korean logistics JV
NZ Super promotes Joe Halapua to manage local equities; MLC Life hires CFO; Khazanah names former EPF executive for private fund investments; head of capital management; Citi aims to hire 2,000 in Asia wealth management ramp-up; HSBC makes distribution and digital wealth banking promotions; Vice-president of China's social security fund departs; and more.
The disease did not greatly impact the investing habits of the ultra-rich, but is driving them to consider more investing guidance, sustainability and succession planning, says a new study.
The three investment organisations have been investing into internal technology and data through the pandemic period to become more efficient and spot investment possibilities.
The secretary general of Thailand's biggest pension fund explains how technology and data are transforming its operations in a webcast hosted by AsianInvestor.
Insurers from the country face increasing risks in the local equity market, but they may have to take them with fixed income returns set to diminish further due to a lower interest rate.
In the second part of our top fund managers by market explanations, we reveal why we chose half of this year's fund manager by market winners.