Several European insurers are moving to start including emerging market assets – most notably Asian private credit – in their illiquid portfolios, says Joel Krueger, Aon's global CIO.
The move is seen as unlikely to mean much change for asset owners in Asia Pacific, but fund managers will be keeping a close eye on how it develops.
Ray Everett returns to HK, while Robert Li shifts from JPMorgan.
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