Implementing best practices for liquidity management is proving challenging for some asset managers, as concerns mount about the potential for a squeeze in fixed income markets.
Muzinich hires Alexis Ng; NPS investment strategy head resigns; H2O AM opens first Asia office; Citi Private Bank appoints India business duo; SGG names Asia leadership, and more.
The renowned economist, in Hong Kong briefly, says investors should get used to uncertainty, increased volatility and disappearing liquidity in some assets next year.
The wealth firm's head of manager research offers her insights on how funds are added and removed from the platform and weighs in on the active versus passive debate.
Asset owners are also increasingly worried about the potential impact of Brexit, but positive on China and Southeast Asia as PE investment destinations, finds a Coller Capital survey.
Vision Super to sell tobacco, coal-related investments; Axa to wholly own China unit; Temasek co-invests in Aussie PE fund; Allianz buys property stake in Singapore, and more.
The French pension reserve fund aims to raise exposure to emerging market stocks and is open to different methods of accessing Asian assets.
Equity indices around the world have taken a tumble since the start of October. We asked four experts how this has affected investor portfolios and how they are responding.
The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan aims to add illiquid assets in Asia. CIO Jeff Wendling explains how – and why the fund likes to work with local GPs in the region.
Former StanChart China PB head acquitted of bribery charge; Cambridge Associates' Asia head to exit; DBS PB makes Mid East push; Aviva Investors expands EM team, and more.
The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan will deploy more money in Asia, chiefly via passive and private equity strategies, said Jeff Wendling, CIO of the C$78 billion fund.
Hostplus names deputy CIO; KKR hires Apac infra head; Former Asia chief of OTPP joins Imco; BNP Paribas's sales head for wealth mgmt to leave; AllianzGI hires product specialist; and more.
The largest tech stocks have suffered since early October, exposing risks that could spell the end of a long upward ride and force asset owners to rethink how they invest in equities.
GPIF to start currency hedging; GIC joint venture to buy Shanghai's tallest twin towers; Korean institutions key supporters of alt investing; Calpers faces CIO hiring delays, and more.
The €36 billion pension reserve fund will invite bids in January for the mandate, as the current one approaches its end. It also expects to increase its emerging markets allocation over time.
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board's head of international explains its approach to investing in the largest emerging markets – and why China infrastructure doesn't appeal.
Among the key difficulties facing the market are the amount and varying types of data provided and the multiple jurisdictions involved.
In a frank debate with other former heads of state – Nicolas Sarkozy and Gerhard Schroeder – Italy’s Matteo Renzi said China trumps Europe for speed of investment decision-making.
Citi and Goldman Sachs are vying to secure a bigger share of dealing in the huge and fast-growing ETF market fuelled by strong institutional demand. This should help asset owners.
Some pension funds have been selling real assets to realise gains and are eyeing less concentrated private equity portfolios following a sustained rise in private asset valuations.