Signs are growing that the US economy may be slowing after a record period of sustained growth. That poses questions for Asian investors, most of who have some US exposure.
A link between China and London's stock markets has long been in the offing. But due to a series of challenges it may never get off the ground, reports sister publication FinanceAsia.
China is looming larger on the radar of California’s $234 billion pension fund for teachers, as it undertakes a major portfolio management overhaul.
The US pension plan has $3.5 billion allocated to early-stage fund firms and is adding to that. The head of the programme, Kirk Sims, explains how it assesses budding general partners.
Pimco's head of South Asia departs; EFG Private Bank hires an Asia deputy head; Credit Suisse appoints a new head of China; MSCI appoints sales head for Australia and New Zealand; Natixis's head of Apac marketing leaves; Mercer adds Philippines wealth leader.
Australia's Future Fund says a fraction of savings could support renewable energy; China urged to establish Rmb500 billion pension fund; Khazanah considers investing in Softbank fund; Temasek's philanthropy arm establishes impact investing fund and looks to invest in India renewable energy company and more.
Setting up a new asset manager is hard; the failure rate is high. In the first in a series on capital-raising challenges, three seasoned investors outline their approach to startups.
The new executive joins two other recent senior sales joiners after a leadership shakeup at Prudential’s Asian fund management arm.
Asset owners from around the region convened in Hong Kong in May to discuss future investment strategies.
The director of the Ireland Strategic Investment Fund would like to collaborate more with China Investment Corporation and other peers in Asia, reflecting a wider trend.
Ostrum AM's head of Asia equity to leave; Mercer appoints research head for Asia; Heidrick & Struggles' head of financial services quits; JP Morgan AM shifts Taiwan CEO to China JV; Credit Suisse head of alts exits; Australia names assistant superannuation minister and more.
State investors are increasingly fronting up debt, as well as equity, for the private deals they are doing. This is raising questions, especially with a downturn widely forecast.
Aussie supers post 6.1% in Q1 gains; Apac real estate investing rises 14% from Jan to March; Japan Post buys 1.91% of Daiwa Securities; Korean instos cautious over hedge funds and PE secondary funds; Malaysia's EPF buys HQ of UK's Sports Direct, and more.
New research shows that sovereign wealth funds are investing more collaboratively and more into unlisted markets than ever, notably into healthcare and technology assets.
MSCI loses Asia research head; Energy Super appoints new CIO; China's former CSRC chairman under investigation; M&G names new investment director; UBS Wealth adds portfolio manager; AQR appoints sales VP and more.
Environmental, social and governance factors are growing in importance for firms selecting emerging-market private equity managers. Two limited partners discuss their approach.
Managers should expect more frequent and detailed requirements from asset owners in order to attract capital, delegates heard at AsianInvestor’s Asian Investment Summit in Hong Kong.
We reveal the first part of our marquee awards, including the top private bank, asset service provider, best business development, passive fund manager and top ESG Strategy adviser.
Australian superannuation funds may own 60% of stocks in Australia by 2033; Singapore's GIC buys wastewater company and makes India hotels deal; NPS to invest $2 billion in hedge funds and add more alts; Thailand's GPF wary of equities amid trade war and more.
We reveal the second part of our asset class awards, in which we chose a top fund across a set of different market areas and focuses.