Insto roundup: China becomes top FDI destination; Omers buys stake in Asia credit manager

Sun Super appoints new CIO while Future Super loses co-CEO; China overtakes US as top destination for foreign direct investment; Canada's CDPQ makes first transportation investment in India; Japan's GPIF seeks more ESG information to refine investments; NPS and Allianz buy Singaporean building; Saudi's PIF sets out five-year plan; SGX and Temasek form digital assets JV and more.

Weekly roundup of people news, Jan 22

JP Morgan AM hires Asia head of investment stewardship; Hines appoints Asia CIO; JLL names new India CEO; William Blair IM hires Asia sales head; Colliers appoints new Australia chief; Fidelity moves into private credit; Broadridge adds Apac COO; Nomura adds 20 private bankers in Hong Kong and Singapore and more.

Weekly roundup of people news, Jan 15

Capital Group names new Japan president; Robeco replaces Singapore chief; Hillhouse Capital hires ex-Blackstone MD; Vontobel expands EM debt team; HSBC Global AM names Apac ETF sales head; Manulife creates new digital business role; Stanchart names CIO for wealth management; TMF appoints fund services exec in Shanghai; and more.

European listed real estate offers opportunities

Studies show that when comparing the long-term returns of listed and unlisted real estate vehicles based on the same underlying assets, the listed sector is an effective proxy for direct property investment. However, listed real estate (LRE) has the benefit of higher transparency, diversification, unmatched liquidity and a lower hurdle to global access compared to direct property.