In a recent webinar, we asked insurance industry experts how their investment teams can best plan to meet their return targets when facing a mixture of market volatility, low returns, a tenuous economic recovery and geopolitical uncertainty.
Some of the country's family offices are aiming to build larger positions in unlisted investments in order to take advantage of its maturing alternative asset sector.
Pimco names new Apac head; Hines expanding Japan and Korea teams; T. Rowe Price appoints wholesale and family office head; Odey's Brook AM lures another Newton exec for new EM fund; Complyport HK sees ownership change, renamed S2 Compliance; Rob Lance joins portfolio software startup to run Asia sales; Tokyo Stock Exchange names president.
With asset managers' profit margins increasingly under pressure as fees fall and costs and client expectations rise, more industry consolidation is surely coming. But how quickly?