The Singapore $230 billion state fund will continue to ramp up its private market exposure, particularly in science- and tech-related assets, it explained during its annual report briefing.
The deputy director-general of the securities and futures bureau at Taiwan's Financial Supervisory Commission discusses introducing alternative products and new types of ETFs.
The private bank is believed to be expanding resources and offerings in the alternatives space, and is broadening ETF coverage to satisfy increased demand for tactical trading.
Asian institutions are looking at new approaches to investing including boosting alternatives holdings to increase returns, but just 4% plan to outsource more in the next year, finds Natixis GAM.
In a letter to AsianInvestor, the government-controlled entity’s chief performance officer, Jurng Chuljoong, examines private equity, special situations, venture capital and hedge funds.
In a letter to AsianInvestor, the chief performance officer of Korea Post, Jurng Chuljoong, outlines where he sees investment opportunities in real assets.
The former head of real assets at Korea Post says Korean institutional investors are set to pour money into global alternative investments.
Pension funds in Japan are shifting out of equities and adding alternative exposures, as well as raising Asia allocations, a recent AsianInvestor conference in Tokyo heard.
Tilman Lueder, head of asset management at the commission’s directorate for financial services, sees a need to consult Asian regulators over Ucits rules as these tighten further.
CEO Mark Fetting says the global fund management company wants to acquire alternative capabilities to complement the group’s Permal business.
The $52 billion arm of Korea Post, traditionally a conservative investor, needs to add risk to its portfolio as local bond markets lose their appeal.
The Hong Kong Monetary Authority reveals it has invested $2.2 billion in subsidiaries, both locally and overseas, in a new shift to diversify its $300 billion Exchange Fund portfolio.