QBE Insurance joins net-zero alliance; CIC buys remaining 50% of Sydney's Grosvenor Place; Korea Post seeks custody and admin providers; GIC inks European logistics JV; Temasek sets up food investment platform; CPPIB buys $100m stake in Hutchison China MediTech, does India bilateral financing deal; and more.
US-based TIAA’s investment arm is ramping up its Asia presence after posting a record regional inflow of assets this year, its global CEO and Asia head tell AsianInvestor.
Checking illiquid assets to find environmental, social and governance issues is harder than it is for listed securities, particularly when it come to credit portfolios, say investors.
A China equities allocation makes sense when considering global growth, consumerism, foreign investment and the potential for higher returns. As an institutional investor or investment professional, being exposed to China has traditionally been an ancillary outcome of a decision to own emerging market (EM) equities. However, we believe there are potential return and risk benefits from considering China as an independent allocation.