New China Life Insurance makes leadership changes; Kyobo Lifeplanet promotes CEO; Prudential names next Japan Insurance CEO; Australian Ethical’s chief investment officer steps down; BlackRock makes two key appointments in APAC; BNP Paribas AM hires head of stewardship for APAC; and more.
Asia’s private markets are facing the same macroeconomic challenges as the rest of the world, but the Dutch pension fund sees rising investment opportunities in consumer services, healthcare and financial sectors.
Asia’s private credit market is seeing a surge in investments from foreign asset owners and institutions in search of portfolio diversification amid uncertain economic conditions.
Dutch pension fund provider APG has announced that Thijs Aaten will take over as the chief executive of its Asia Pacific operations while current CEO Wim Hazeleger steps down.
An increasing focus on ESG principles and the need to diversify portfolios are driving the rise in sustainability-linked infrastructure investments by Asia Pacific asset owners, AsianInvestor's most recent survey found.
GOP lawmakers are lobbying against climate-conscious nominees to federal posts and using tax dollars under their control to punish companies that want to reduce carbon emissions. Is Asia next?
Despite ending its first quarter of fiscal 2023 with a $16 billion decrease in net assets, the Canadian pension plan manager increased its PE commitments across Asia, including China and India.
Dry powder has been slow to deploy amid lower interest rates pre-2022, the pandemic and difficulty in finding deals, industry insiders told AsianInvestor.
Net inflows to sustainable funds in Asia Pacific fell to $929 million in the second quarter of 2022, while the US recorded outflows for the first time in five years.
Pension fund investors in the region are looking at greater diversification and at more sustainable investing in response to the complexities of the global capital markets, according to a new report from Mercer.
PineBridge Investments’ Elizabeth Soon, head of Asia ex-Japan equity, Cynthia Chen, equity portfolio manager, and Arthur Lau, head of Asia ex-Japan fixed income make a case for the region offering investors stability that may be lacking elsewhere amid global tumult.
Sustainable infrastructure investment has increased globally over the last year. However, the sector has been fraught with project delays, supply chain issues and a volatile economic environment according to Refinitiv data.